For Sale: 1940 DeSoto Business Coupe in Gilbert, Arizona


Vehicle Description

Currently offered for sale by Steel Dreamz is this totally unique, custom, one of a kind Desoto Business Coupe Street Rod. The exterior features a near flawless body painted in a beautiful 2 stage copper. Over $20,000 have gone into body and metal work alone including molded rear fenders to the body, shaved door handles, (with remote poppers), frenched tail lights and license plate frame, radius-ed door frames to the roof line, modified new floors to fit the modern drive train, and raised trunk floor to accommodate the custom stainless steel gas tank. The exterior is complemented by near perfect glass and trim that has all been re-chromed as well as American Racing Chrome Turbo Thrust II wheels, (16X7” front and 17X8” rear). The original frame has been reinforced and modified to fit the modern drive train. Upgrades include “Fatman” independent front suspension, power rack & pinion steering, power front disc brakes, and power master cylinder. Inside you will find a highly customized cream leatherette and cloth bench seat interior that all appears in new conditions. It includes an Ididit tilt column, custom billet steering wheel, custom dash with Auto Meter gauges, Vintage Air Conditioning and heat, power windows, power steering, power disc brakes, power cowl vent and electric windshield wipers. The drive train consists of a High Performance Mopar 360 CI V8 with Tri-Power sitting on an aluminum intake manifold, aluminum heads, Dougs headers, and custom dual exhaust all backed by a Mopar A-500 automatic transmission and Mopar 8 ¼” Sure Track differential with 3:55 gears. This is a truly unique automobile that is sure to stand out at any car show or cruise night. It runs strong and drives like a modern automobile. For more information or to make an appointment to see this outstanding car, give us a call today! Air Conditioning, Automatic Transmission, Chrome Wheels, Cloth Seats, Dome Lamp, Floormats, Leather Seats, Power Steering, Power Windows, Tilt Steering Wheel

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-906239
  • Year:1940
  • Make:Desoto
  • Model:Business Coupe
  • Exterior Color:Copper
  • Interior Color:Cream
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:C40-DES-CPE-2C-COP-C
  • VIN:5714210