Suburban Bliss: 1959 DeSoto Fireflite Shopper

Filed Under (DeSoto) by Station Wagon Finder on 03-13-2009

Update 3/19/09 – Bidding topped out at $30,400 but the reserve was not met.

Could there be a better name for a 1950′s wagon than the Shopper? Suburban utopia at it’s finest. This rare beauty (271 produced) had an 8 year restoration that was completed in 2003. Found on Ebay, it comes with the original 383 with Torqueflite and dual 36″ glasspacks that should make any shopping trip enjoyable. It also has a few other modern upgrades that inlcude power front disc brakes, an early 1970′s Dodge rear axle, Radial wide whitewalls on 15″ wheels (14″ is stock.), Mopar performance electronic ignition, alternator to replace the original generator, Optima battery and an Edelbrock 4 bbl. carburetor.

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