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Automobile Quarterly De Soto

All right. 20th anniversary of the Red Book. Oh, look at that. All right. What do we got? “Grand Prix Cars of The ’50s,” “The Locomotion by Steam Pressure,” and “The Power of the Printed Word.” The “Figoni et…” I don’t know how to pronounce that. The Walter Chrysler stepchild, the DeSoto, the “Heritage is an Innovation at GM,” 1982 F cars. Let’s go to looking through some pictures.

I’ve got to go outside in a second. The Grand Prix of the ’50s. So this kind of just shows you the nice pictures and things. I might do Grand Prix of the ’50s, just because, I mean, it gives us a nice little thing, shows us all these different cars. We’re learning about some of the cars, you know what I’m saying? This is, I do live in NASCAR Hall of Fame territory, so racing’s always a good one. Harley Earl’s, you got a 1927. Who is this guy?

Oh, these are pretty cool cars. Look, I hope you guys can see it. Let’s go a little faster, or a little closer. Not bad, right? I guess he designed his own cars and things. Yeah, he did. And look, there’s a nice one right there. We’ll probably go through the Grand Prix. I mean, there’s just beautiful cars. Look at that one. That’s a beautiful car right there.

I like that. I like the two tone and with the tire on the back, I like that. Oh no, no, no, no, no, no. Oh, whoa.

This is screaming my name. All right. I would drive this bad boy around, you know what I’m saying? Drop top baby. This one is a little bit too space age for me, but you know, you might like it.

DeSoto, right? Walter Chrysler’s stepchild.

I mean, I would have to learn a little bit…actually, this is what we’re going to do. We’re going to talk about this. This is what we’re going to do. We’re going to talk about Chrysler’s stepchild. So I’m not going to show you very many pictures. Well, let me show you the pictures and then I will read the article about it. Right, so I’m purposely not going into detail because I want to do that for you guys in the essay, but Indianapolis 500 mile race car, 1956, was this car a DeSoto. They don’t even make DeSotos anymore, at least not that I know of. But no, these are pretty nice, man. Right?

I would like to, I do want to know more about the DeSoto. Cause they seem, it kind of looked like a Cadillac, right, but not. I mean, they do and don’t, it’s weird, but here we go