For Sale: 1955 Dodge Coronet in Ft Worth, Texas

Vehicle Description

Rarely do you find a distinct two-tone classic like this for a value price. So take a longer look at this 1955 Dodge Coronet Lancer. It has the right vintage appearance everywhere from the hardtop profile to the correct V8 under the hood. And it has the smooth-running nature to be that terrific cruising true classic you've been searching for.

The new for 1955 Coronet began the Virgil Exner era at Dodge, and there's a reason why this designer is so revered. It's because his cars helped define what it was like to drive in the optimistic 1950s. You see it in the way the trim wraps around the front and continues down the sides like an almost unbroken line is a hallmark of this new era. And in this case, it also separated the two-tone. If the total impression of the red with a white wave in the middle feels familiar, just think of a Coca-Cola bottle. And you can't get much more all-American than that! There's elegance even in the details like the Lancer hardtop, fender skirts, whitewall tires, and a hint of tailfin. It all makes for a detail-oriented classic. And we like that it is presented to be bright and clean but with the right hints of age so that this looks like a respected cruiser rather than garage art.

Red continues inside and now it's joined by a tasteful gray. We like the details like the comfy velour seat inserts, bright red carpet, and even a hint of tuck and roll pattern in the doors. And the driver's seat feels like a time capsule, right down to the insignia steering wheel and bright round gauges. It's the kind of total appearance that makes for the right mix of true classic style and a clean/comfy feeling that makes sure everyone will happily go for a ride. After all, rolling down all the windows and going for at least one summer night ice cream run is practically classic car law when you have a two-tone hardtop.

The engine bay is particularly impressive for multiple reasons. First, the Polyspheric 270 cubic-inch Red Ram motor is seldom seen today. And because we have what's believed to be the original warranty booklet, it notes the engine number that matches the one on the block. So we have a very rare occasion of a 1950s vehicle with a significant motor and numbers-matching documentation! Another part of this motor that we love is the way it runs. It has the smooth purr of proper maintenance. And while this Dodge wants you to feel the road in the unique way of a classic American cruiser, details like the automatic transmission and glasspack-style dual exhaust make sure you really enjoy the experience.

Not only does the sale come complete with the important warranty booklet, but also some nice extras like the shop manual, owner's manual, and a model car. It all makes for the cool kind of cruiser that's fun to own and drive. So if you want to be the one to show up at every Cars & Coffee in the state with something quite unique, then you need to get your hands on this Mopar hardtop. Call today!!!

Vehicle Details

  • 1955 Dodge Coronet
  • Listing ID: CC-1628003
  • Price: $26,995
  • Location:Ft Worth, Texas
  • Year:1955
  • Make:Dodge
  • Model:Coronet
  • Exterior Color:Red
  • Interior Color:Red
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:90792
  • Stock Number:5689-DFW
  • VIN:34928844
Listed By:
Streetside Classics - Dallas / Fort Worth
5400 Sandshell Drive
Ft Worth, TX 76137

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