1956 DeSoto Adventurer Hardtop Coupe Vehicle Profile

1956 DeSoto Adventurer photograph

1956 DeSoto Adventurer photograph

1956 DeSoto Adventurer photograph

1956 DeSoto Adventurer photograph

1956 DeSoto Adventurer photograph

1956 DeSoto Adventurer photograph

1956 DeSoto Adventurer photograph

1956 DeSoto Adventurer photograph

1956 DeSoto Adventurer photograph

1956 DeSoto Adventurer photograph

1956 DeSoto Adventurer photograph

1956 DeSoto Adventurer photograph

1956 DeSoto Adventurer photograph

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Hardtop Coupe
The exclusive and expensive DeSoto Adventurer was introduced in 1956 as a prestige performance coupe just a step below the Chrysler 300. Just 996 were built.

The Adventurer was offered only in White or Black. Contrasting gold-anodized wheel covers and aluminum side sweeps gave it a true custom appearance. In Black, this glamorous high-performance machine evoked images of luxury in a tuxedo, accessorized with a gold cigarette case.

This 1956 DeSoto Adventurer coupe was bought new by the current owner's father and has been in the family since then. It is unusually well-equipped, with power windows, power seat, Search-Tune radio, and the rare HiWay HiFi record player.

During restoration, a 'factory' air-conditioning system was added. The powertrain consists of a dual carburetor, 341 cubic-inch HEMI V8 and Powerflite automatic transmission.


No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

2019 1
2016 1
2015 1
2014 2
2012 2
2011 1

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2019$44,000$44,0001
2016$55,000$55,0001
2015$82,500$82,5001
2014$86,900$104,5002
2012$130,350$187,0002
2011$154,000$154,0001

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1956 sales)
1956 DeSoto Adventurer
Sold for $44,000
  2019 Mecum : Indianpolis
 
1956 DESOTO ADVENTURER
Chassis#: 50383868
Sold for $55,000
  2016 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1956 DeSoto Adventurer Coupe
Chassis#: 50385933
Sold for $82,500
  2015 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
1956 DeSoto Adventurer image  1956 DeSoto Adventurer image  
1956 DE SOTO ADVENTURER 2 DOOR HARDTOP
Chassis#: 50387385
Sold for $69,300
  2014 Barrett-Jackson's 43RD Annual Scottsdale Auction
 
1956 DE SOTO ADVENTURER 2 DOOR HARDTOP
Chassis#: 50385936
Sold for $104,500
  2014 Barrett-Jackson's 43RD Annual Scottsdale Auction
 
1956 DESOTO ADVENTURER CONVERTIBLE
Chassis#: 50383976
Sold for $187,000
  2012 Barrett-Jackson at Scottsdale, Arizona
 
1956 DESOTO ADVENTURER 2 DOOR HARDTOP
Chassis#: 50387385
Sold for $73,700
  2012 Barrett-Jackson at Scottsdale, Arizona
 
1956 DE SOTO ADVENTURER 2 DOOR HARDTOP
Chassis#: 50385936
Sold for $154,000
  2011 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale 2011
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1956 DeSoto Adventurer's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1956 DeSoto Adventurer 2019 Mecum : Dallas$40,000  
1956 Desoto Adventurer 2019 Mecum : Harrisburg$38,000  

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