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Desoto Fireflite Sedan – 2nd Ave (Kips Bay)

May 27th, 2010 by Stu

From tri-tower taillamps to sweeping fins and hooded eyes, you have got to love the details on this DeSoto Fireflite. DeSoto actually tried to make aerodynamic claims about their extravagant tailfins, saying they “added stability at speed,” but we all know that was Motown marketing BS. Virgil Exner had one thing in mind when he penned these fins onto nearly every 57 Chrysler product…getting noticed.  This well-kept and regularly used example still manages to turn heads some 60 years later.

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