1950 DeSoto custom was among the last De Soto wagons with real word Plymouth let its Woody would steal bodies late
Only 600 wood wagons were produced in 1950 perhaps only two or three remain of this standard of example
In 1950 this was a new variation of the toothy grill and new style hood ornament that featured The helmeted head of
Hernando De Soto face that glowed when the lights were lit.
Under the hood is a 236CIDL head six cylinder that developed 112 pounds of horsepower.
High compression heads well engineering ignition system in low friction super finish internal parts to reduce wear.
A three spoon transmission was standard on a base deluxe model while customs had a semi automatic transmission dubbed tiptoe hydraulic shift fluid drive.
This DeSoto wagon has won the San Diego automotive museum directors choice award as well as the lawyers Concours de elegance award for wagons.
The maple and birch wood finish both inside and out are a work of art. Meticulously restored and preserved.
Four page feature in collectible automobile magazine February 2017.
The restoration is approximately 10 years old. This impressive wagon has been stored indoors, maintained and is ready to drive and show with nothing needed except fuel.
Please take the time to watch the entire 10 minute video where are there are numerous pictures of detail and undercarriage of this award-winning Woodie Wagon. Interior looks like it was restored yesterday, hardly driven.
This wagon is built for the highway and will climb hills easily.
This is one of only a few 1950 Custom Woodie Wagon known to exist today 72 years later. It’s a true please to drive this automobile and the attention it attracts in endless.
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