1936 DeSoto Airstream
The De Soto S1 deluxe Airstream for 1936 enjoyed great success. Sales of explorer Hernando DeSoto namesake shot up for 1935 and 1936. Subtle changes for 1936 included a lowered chassis by one inch and a longer wheelbase by the same measure. A metal roof insert replaced the soft inserts of earlier cars. A 93 hp version of the reliable and peppy Chrysler Corp six continued to power the 1936 cars. Independent front suspension and 4 wheel hydraulic brakes system made the cars a pleasure to drive. 1936 DeSoto Airstream Business coupe. One of the first coupe styles to have a deck lid extending down to the bumper level, providing full access to the trunk compartment. The spare tire inside, mounted vertically behind the single 2-passenger seat. Factory optional rear wheel skirts further accent the coups clean lines and are with the car . This Airstream Coupe was part of a famous DeSoto collection of Walter Chrysler. The car is in well preserved condition. The car is fully operational. brakes, fuel and cooling system have been renewed. A new fuel tank has been installed. All lubricants flushed, rechromed bumpers, Leather interio, Clear title. Few examples of the attractive 1936 DeSoto Airstream Business Coupe remain. This car can be used and enjoyed. Brief outline of restoration work performed: *Fuel system - New stainless steel fuel tank and lines. *Brakes - Master cylinder rebuilt, wheel cylinders and shoes replaced, DOT5 silicone fluid. *Wiring - New wires, battery, fuses. Starter replaced. A very nice car you can show or drive anywhere. FEEL FREE TO CONTACT JIM AT 904-692-4626 WITH ANY QUESTIONS, MY AUCTIONS OFTEN END WITH A SIMPLE PHONE CALL.