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1940 Desoto Custom

1940 Desoto Custom in Fairmont City Illinois

 Vehicle Description
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Now available at our Philadelphia showroom, Gateway Classic Cars offers this great 1940 DeSoto Custom! Founded by Walter Chrysler in 1928 to compete with the mid-priced vehicles offered by Buick, Mercury and Oldsmobile, DeSoto, named after the famed Spanish explorer was a household name back in the 1930s and 40s. It conveyed a spirit of adventure and dependability, concepts that related to the average American car buyer of that day. By the early 1960s, DeSoto was put aside and the namesake was fondly remembered, but never brought back again. Now you have the chance to bring back the DeSoto name by taking home this 1940 Custom! Wearing a subtle green paint and matching cloth interior, this car takes you back to a unique time when the cars were sometimes bigger than the roads on which they drove! Powering this classic is the original 235 CID I6 Engine that gets you where you need to be! Driving is a breeze and quite fun with a three-on-the-tree manual column shifter! Open the suicide doors and take a peek inside; youa??ll be taken back by the enormous space and the classic looks of the 1940s revered by auto enthusiasts! If you are looking for something different, not your run of the mill classic, here it is! Dona??t miss the chance to take great car home today! To view this 1940 DeSoto Custom in greater detail, including HD pictures and an HD video, visit or our Philadelphia showroom located in West Deptford, NJ. For more information, please call 856-599-4100 or email
Vehicle Overview
Model Year
Price (USD)
Basic Vehicle Specifications
Transmission Type
3 Speed Manual
Exterior Color
Seafoam Green
Advanced Vehicle Specifications
Body Style
Interior Color
237 Cid I6
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 Dealer Location
Gateway Classic Cars (2513)
1237 Central Park Dr
O'Fallon Illinois 62269
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Gateway Classic Cars(2513)
1237 Central Park Dr
O'Fallon, Illinois 62269
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Call For Info:618-271-3000
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