1956 DeSoto Fireflite

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Year
1956
Make
DeSoto
Model
Fireflite
Stock
2399
Vin
62050x
Miles
93,249
Engine Size
330 V8 HEMI
Transmission Type
Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD

THIS 1956 DESOTO FIREFLITE IS LOCATED IN: SPRINGFIELD, MO

The DeSoto Fireflite is an automobile which was produced by DeSoto in the United States from 1955 to 1960.

The Fireflite was introduced in 1955 as De Soto's flagship model. It was wider and longer than previous DeSoto models and it came equipped with a V8 engine producing 200 hp when equipped with the 4 barrel carburetor (190 kW) and PowerFlite automatic transmission. The transmission was operated by a Flite-Control lever located on the dashboard. The car weighed 4,070 lb (1850 kg) and cost US$3,544. AM radio was a $110 option.

The 1956 model car was best known for its long, tapering tail fins, often accentuated by a two-tone exterior finish. The interior offered bench seating that could accommodate six passengers. The Fireflite had a 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) acceleration time of 11 seconds and a top speed of 110 mph (175 km/h).

The 1956 Fireflite had a longer stroke, 3.80 inches, giving a 330 cubic inch displacement (5.4L). Compression ratio increased to 8.5:1 and power increased to 230 hp (172 kW). It made up 27.39% of DeSoto's sales in 1956.

• CLEAN TITLE
• VERY ORIGINAL CALIFORNIA CAR
• THIS DESOTO HAS 93,249 MILES
• 330 V8 HEMI ENGINE
• AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
• COLD A/C
• GOOD TIRES
• WELL MAINTAINED, GARAGE KEPT
• RUNS AND DRIVES

Engine

Engine Type
Engine Size
330 V8 HEMI
Fuel Specification

Body

Body Color
Burgundy
Body Style
Doors
Paint Type

Basic

Year
1956
Make
DeSoto
Model
Fireflite
Miles
93,249

Interior

Interior Color
Rose
Secondary Interior Color
Seating Type
Seat Material
Shifter Type
Center Console
No

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