1950 DeSoto custom was among the last De Soto wagons with real word
Plymouth let its Woody would steal bodies late Only 600 wood wagons
were produced in 1950 perhaps only two or three remain of this
standard of example In 1950 this was a new variation of the toothy
grill and new style hood ornament that featured The helmeted head
of Hernando De Soto face that glowed when the lights were lit.
Under the hood is a 236CIDL head six cylinder that developed 112
pounds of horsepower. High compression heads well engineering
ignition system in low friction super finish internal parts to
reduce wear. A three spoon transmission was standard on a base
deluxe model while customs had a semi automatic transmission dubbed
tiptoe hydraulic shift fluid drive. This DeSoto wagon has won the
San Diego automotive museum directors choice award as well as the
lawyers Concours de elegance award for wagons. The maple and birch
wood finish both inside and out are a work of art. Meticulously
restored and preserved. Four page feature in collectible automobile
magazine February 2017. The restoration is approximately 10 years
old. This impressive wagon has been stored indoors, maintained and
is ready to drive and show with nothing needed except fuel. Please
take the time to watch the entire 10 minute video where are there
are numerous pictures of detail and undercarriage of this
award-winning Woodie Wagon. Interior looks like it was restored
yesterday, hardly driven. This wagon is built for the highway and
will climb hills easily. This is one of only a few 1950 Custom
Woodie Wagon known to exist today 72 years later. It's a true
please to drive this automobile and the attention it attracts in
endless. Please Note The Following **Vehicle Location is at our
clients home and Not In Cadillac, Michigan. **We do have a showroom
with about 25 cars that is by appointment only **Please Call First
and talk to one of our reps at 231-468-2809 EXT 1 ** FREE
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1950 Desoto Custom
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