• June 22, 2015

1948 DeSoto Coupe

1948 DeSoto Coupe

1948 DeSoto Coupe Automobile Driving Museum

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Body Style: Club Coupe
Factory Price: $1,874
Production: N/A
Weight: 3,389 lbs
Engine: Straight 6 L-head
Horse Power: 109
Cubic Inches: 236.6
Wheel Base: 121.5 in
Transmission: Fluid Drive
Brakes: 4 Wheel Hydraulic


[column grid=”2″ span=”1″]Year 1948 was basically the same as the 1946 and 1947 models. All models were a mild facelift of the prewar styling with headlights re-exposed. In addition to civilian production, DeSoto built 11,600 taxicabs often seen in movies.

The DeSoto line was completely redesigned for the 1949 model year.