Alert

1959 DeSoto Fireflite Streetrod

383 CID V8 3 Speed Automatic

Sold

Contact Showroom

Sold

  • Stock: #1521-DFW
  • Year/Make: 1959 DeSoto
  • Model: Fireflite
  • Submodel/Trim: Streetrod
  • Engine: 383 CID V8
  • Transmission: 3 Speed Automatic
  • Exterior Color: Purple
  • Interior Color: White
  • Mileage: 58,255 (undocumented)
Additional Features
Air Conditioning CD Player
Additional Features
Air Conditioning CD Player
1959 DeSoto Fireflite finished in Purple with White interior. Powered by a 383c.i V8 and backed by a Torqueflite push-button 3-speed automatic transmission. The engine features a 4bbl Edelbrock carburetor, Edelbrock performer intake manifold, and Edelbrock air cleaner.

Features on this car consist of; dual exhaust, power steering, independent front suspension, Chrome Hubcap wheels with whitewall tires.

The 1955-1960 DeSoto started 1955 with what was considered a new "forward-look" design compared to its previous years. The design was a success and the car more than doubled in sales in 1955. With a few models available, the high-line car was the Fireflite. Overall, the look of all models was that of two-tone paint and lots of showy trim pieces. Most cars, especially the Fireflite, had many features that would have made any automaker envious at the time. 1956 featured an update to the "forward-look" design and upgraded the car's electrical system to 12-volt, making it more functional. Larger tailfins were added in 1957 to go along with the "fin wars" that were happening at the time. Hard times hit in 1958 and public interest in the DeSoto brand fell. Through the hard times, the Fireflite remained the high-line car for the brand and they made it through. Once again, in 1959, the car was redesigned and featured large protruding bumpers, longer tailfins, and full-length color panel strips. The Fireflite name ended in 1960 though some 1961 models were created based on the Fireflite design. After the fall of the Fireflite, DeSoto was on its way out of business by 1961.

For more information on this gorgeous 1959 DeSoto Fireflite or any of our three thousand classic and collectible cars always in stock, please contact our friendly and knowledgeable sales team at (817) 310-9400. Call us 817-310-9400 or email

Looking To Sell Your DeSoto Fireflite?

Tens of thousands of individuals have trusted Gateway Classic Cars to sell their vehicles.

Sell Your DeSoto Fireflite Today

Dallas Sales Team

Johnny Lane Image
Johnny Lane

Showroom Manager

(817) 310-9400

Chase Coplin Image
Chase Coplin

Sales Consultant

(817) 310-9400

Gateway Classic Cars and its affiliates ("Gateway Classic Cars") sells by consignment classic cars which have surpassed their original life expectancy. The vehicles sold at Gateway Classic Cars are not new; they can be expected to require greater upkeep and repair. Gateway Classic Cars has not inspected the vehicles for sale (*1). Gateway Classic Cars disclaims any and all warranties. All vehicles are sold AS-IS, WHERE-IS, with no warranties, expressed, written or implied (*2). Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type.

Gateway Classic Cars is not responsible for any representations as to the condition and/or the value of any vehicle. Gateway Classic Cars relies on the owner(s) for information about the vehicles. Gateway Classic Cars cannot be, and is not, responsible for omissions, errors, or inaccurate representations based upon information provided to it by owner(s). By way of example only, if a vehicle is marked as numbers matching, original mileage, or complete restoration, that information has been provided to Gateway Classic Cars by the owner(s) and has not been verified by Gateway Classic Cars. Any potential buyer is encouraged to verify this information on their own prior to purchase.

Gateway Classic Cars shall and will make reasonable efforts to disclose any known defects associated with each vehicle prior to the close of a sale at the buyer's request.

Each potential purchaser understands it is his/her/their responsibility personally or through a third-party (not Gateway Classic Cars) to inspect any vehicle for potential purchase, and is relying solely on his/her/their own inspection, knowledge and judgment about any vehicle purchased.

Gateway Classic Cars assumes no responsibility for any repair regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle. No allowance or set-aside will be made on account of any omission, error, inaccurate representation, imperfection, defect or damage to any vehicle (*3).

All finalized transactions will have additional charges if applicable which may include the following: sales tax, title fees, license & registration fees, and other additional government or licensing agency charges to register the vehicle. The purchaser is responsible for these charges.

The advertised price does not include a documentary fee of $150.00, which will be added to the sale price.

Credit cards will be charged a 3% convenience fee. American Express not accepted.

Typographical errors happen. Gateway Classic Cars is not responsible for any such error in the description or price listed for any vehicle.

(*1) Except in the State of Wisconsin.

(*2) Except in the State of Kansas where certain warranties implied by law are not disclaimed.

(*3) Except in the State of Kansas where remedies for certain implied warranties cannot be disclaimed.




Contact Us

Interest: