1938 DeSoto S-5 Custom

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1938 DeSoto S-5 Custom
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* 93 HP, 228.1 cid, 2.1 Liter Side Valve In-Line 6-Cylinder Engine
* 3-Speed Transmission
* Engine No. S5-36487
* Reports estimate that only 2,550 examples of these Custom DeSotos were produced in 1938.
* Until 1992, it was not known whether or not one was still in existence and hence it lovingly became known as the Unknown DeSoto.
* The National DeSoto Club, in the early summer of that year, released an article discussing the Custom DeSotos and by late summer, this particular car had been discovered.
* She is full of features and options that were not available on the standard model.
* Twin Windshield Wipers
* Twin Taillights
* Chrome Trim Ringed Wheel Covers
* Twin Air-Tone Horns
* Labels on All Under Dash Knobs
* Matching Steering Wheel and Gearshift Knobs Particular to the Custom Model & Trim
* Twin Sun Visors
* Front Passenger Armrest with Contrasting Shade Interior
* Many Little Chrome Touches to the Interior and Exterior
* The offering of this vehicle to public is a unique chance to not only own a piece of true Americana but also the chance to own what remarkably could be the only DeSoto of its kind left in the world.
* Formally of the Richard Burdick Collection
* SELLING NO RESERVE

Engine

Engine Type
Engine Size
228
Fuel Specification

Body

Body Color
Green
Body Style
Doors
Paint Type

Basic

Year
1938
Make
DeSoto
Model
S-5 Custom
Miles

Interior

Interior Color
Green
Secondary Interior Color
Seating Type
Seat Material
Shifter Type
Center Console
No
Engine Size
228
Transmission Type
Manual
Vin
S538407
Stock
MAF18-104

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