From the Archive: 1958 DeSoto Firedome | 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a ’58 DeSoto Firedome that was at the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The DeSoto Firedome is a luxury car that was made between 1952 and 1959. This is from the third generation (Midline series), which was made between 1957 and 1959. The engine is a 5.9 liter V8 that produces 295 horsepower and 390 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed Torqueflite automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 8.6 seconds and has a top speed of 121 mph. This DeSoto was auctioned off for $46,200.

From the Archive: 1958 Packard Hawk | 2013 Daytona Spring Show

Here’s a ’58 Packard Hawk that was at the 2013 Daytona Spring Show. The Packard Hawk is a luxury car that was made in 1958, which was the final year for Packard production. The engine is a 4.7 supercharged V8 that produces 275 horsepower and 333 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 3-speed Flightomatic automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 12 seconds and has a top speed of 125 mph. This car weighs 3,470 since the chassis is made of steel, and the front end is made of fiberglass. Only 588 of the Packard Hawk were made.

1958 Chevy Bel Air | 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

That’s a ’58 Chevy Bel Air that was at the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Chevy Bel Air is a luxury car that was made between 1949 and 1980 (model years between 1950 and 1981). This is from the third generation (the only model year was 1958). This one was modified to have a 6.3 liter Stroker V8 under the hood that produces 400 horsepower. The transmission of this one is a 3-speed automatic. This Bel Air sold for $27,500.

1958 Corvette Restomod | 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach

This is a ’58 Corvette that was at the 2019 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. This is from the C1 generation, which was made between 1953 and 1962. This one was modified to have an LS2 under the hood, which is a 6 liter V8 that produces 400 horsepower and 400 pound-feet of torque. The transmission of this one is a 6-speed manual. This Corvette also has the suspension taken from a C4 Corvette. This Corvette was auctioned off for $159,500.