1936 deSoto S-1 Airstream Coupe

Price: - Item location: East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
  • Make: DeSoto
  • Model: S-1 Airstream
  • SubModel: Coupe
  • Type: Coupe
  • Trim: DELUXE
  • Year: 1936
  • Mileage: 9,999,999
  • VIN: S1BCD-2493
  • Color: Burgundy
  • Engine size: 6 cylinders
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Burgundy & Black
  • Options: Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1936 DeSoto S-1 Airstream Coupe

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. On 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 well preserved condition. The car is fully operational. brake, fuel and cooling system have been renewed. A new plastic steel fuel tank has been installed. All lubricants flushed, RECHROMED BUMPERS 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. *Engine - Cylinder head repaired and refinished,