1959 DeSoto Adventurer for Sale | ClassicCars.com | CC-1235652

For Sale: 1959 DeSoto Adventurer in Saint Louis, Missouri

Vehicle Description

Recently released from nearly 60 years of single ownership

Incredible condition

Only 77,137 miles!

Rare and desirable 1957 DeSoto Adventurer Sportsman Coupe

One of only 1,650 built

“FireFlite” HEMI V8 engine

Stunning factory color combination

Includes the 1961 title, previous registration information, and an original set of spark plug wires


Incredibly well optioned with:

Rare Factory Air Conditioning
Power Windows
Power Steering
Power Brakes
Swivel Bucket Seats
Fender Skirts
AM Radio with Dual Antennas
Highway HiFi in Car Record Player
Whitewall Tires


Recently serviced

The perfect example to drive and enjoy!

A collector’s dream

The magnificent 1957 DeSoto Adventurer Sportsman Coupe featured here is finished in the stunning color combination of Adventurer Gold over a black body and Adventurer Gold sweep with a lovely black and gold interior. This particular example is one of only 1,650 built and in 1961 it was acquired by midwest drag racing legend Jerry Saar. Mr. Saar was a lifelong MOPAR enthusiast who assembled and raced several funny cars throughout the 1960’s and 1970’s.  Jerry and his brother, Ron Saar, built and opened Lee County Dragway in 1969, which they operated until 1988. Throughout their two decades of racing, Lee County Dragway hosted numerous A.H.R.A. and several N.H.R.A. events. Jerry Saar was known to use his black and gold Adventurer as a tow vehicle to pull his race cars to and from events at Lee County Dragway. Today, this DeSoto presents wonderfully with a mere 77,000 miles on the odometer. Several rare factory options adorn this Adventurer including air conditioning (not currently operable), AM radio with dual antennas and the seldom seen Highway HiFi in car record player. It was previously subjected to a sympathetic restoration and we are proud to offer this stunning 1957 DeSoto Adventurer Sportsman Coupe to the most particular investor, collector or enthusiast who appreciates the luxury and performance of this classic MOPAR. Ready to make an investment that you can actually enjoy? Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Please contact one of our expert sales consultants at 314-291-7000 or [email protected] for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence.

Trades welcome! Financing available. Please visit www.schmitt.com to view our full inventory. 

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1235652
  • Price:$74,900
  • Location:Saint Louis, Missouri
  • Year:1959
  • Make:DeSoto
  • Model:Adventurer
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:Black & White
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Engine Size:V-8
  • Odometer:64428
  • Stock Number:407195C
  • Trim Level:Sportsman Hardtop
  • VIN:M491100225
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Seat Material:Leather
  • Air Conditioning:Yes
  • AM Radio:Yes
  • Power Steering:Yes

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