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John Kuvakas
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Mac's Motor City Garage has the story of the ill-fated '62 DeSoto. Click here.

1962 DeSoto 315 S10

John Kuvakas
Warrenton, VA


   
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Jack Dodds
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Such a shame this one didn't get built and the DeSoto marque live on.


   
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Mike DeTorrice
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It would have been great to get these 1962 DeSotos and have seen how this line and the rest of S-Series Chrysler Corp cars would have developed. As with the purposed Packard designs for 1957 and later and even some contemplated Nash and Hudson ideas and mockups for post '58 and beyond, I think there were some fascinating automotive styling plans in the works that unfortunately never made it to the market.


   
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John Napoli
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It did live on as a 62 Dodge Dart.  That nose is very similar.   Other than the headlights were reversed and the dart utilized the flaring fenders as well.


   
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Al_Dorado
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Another view of the never-built '62 DeSoto.  Delightful and Delovely? 🤔 

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TerrySlekar
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I love the ‘62 design, but then, I also like the ‘61…

Zeeky Banutski
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John Bono
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I'm not a fan of the steep sloping rear deck.

John Bono
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