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Posted By: George Schire
Posted On: Saturday September 7, 2019 at 9:58 PM
 
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I'll take the DeSoto for styling, but love the short lived 60 Edsel. Though it had
become nothing more than a warmed over Ford, for 60 it was better looking than the Ford. The taillights on the Edsel were beautiful. Sadly this beauty was the end for Edsel.

As for DeSoto, really the 60 was just a Chrysler with the DeSoto name on it. And like Edsel, this DeSoto for 60 was on life-support and would be gone abruptly in the 61 model year.

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PICs: Which '60? by John Bono #44018
DeSoto styling is far ahead of Edsel in 1960. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #44018.1
I see it the other way. The DeSoto is good looking but looks leftover from the fifties. by John Kuvakas #44018.1.1Moderator
I just can't get past those Edsel tail lights! :-) (EOM) by Jack Dodds #44018.1.1.1
They ARE pretty bad. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #44018.1.1.1.1Moderator
Edsel, even without the horse collar. (EOM) by Jerry Gorsuch #44018.1.1.2
DeSoto hands down! Turn that Edsel around & you get butt-ugly at its finest... (EOM) by Terence Slekar #44018.2
DeSoto by a mile. (EOM) by Dick Johnson #44018.3
I like the Edsoto ! (EOM) by Mike DeTorrice #44018.4
I'll take the DeSoto for styling, but love the short lived 60 Edsel. Though it had by George Schire #44018.5
DeSoto please. (EOM) by Bruce Parsons #44018.5.1
DeSoto. (EOM) by David Holcombe #44018.6
DeSoto. (EOM) by Sal Lomma #44018.7
Neither are very desireable to me, but I like the Desoto best. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #44018.8
+1 (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #44018.8.1
DeSoto for looks and Edsel for rarity. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #44018.9
Talk about rarity, that DeSoto is 1 of 1! (EOM) by Barry Levittan #44018.9.1
Yes Barry, this is the one that started out as a Chrysler. (EOM) by John Bono #44018.9.1.1
DeSoto didn't offer a convertible for 1960, but I'll take that dream one over the Edsel. (EOM) by Barry Levittan #44018.10
Ditto for DeSoto. (EOM) by Al Dorado #44018.11
Forward Look style beats the Edsel offering by a mile.....but it's not a fair comparison. by David Larsen #44018.12
DeSoto, even if the one pictured is a 1 on 1, I still like the 60 DeSotos better than the Edsels! (EOM) by Duncan Pohl #44018.13
Desoto. The 60 Edsel is the ugliest thing. I used to walk by one on the way home from school. by Gary Rockwood #44018.14




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