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Posted By: George Schire
Posted On: Saturday November 2, 2019 at 9:13 PM
Oh man, you're killing me. Love both a lot, but LOVE the Oldsmobile more. In fact,
the '55 Oldsmobile is (in my opinion) the best looking 1955 from any of the Big Three automakers or independents. There is just nothing that isn't beautiful about it.

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PICs: Which '55? DeSoto or Oldsmobile by John Bono #44867
Olds, ‘54-‘56, love them. (EOM) by Dan Vincent #44867.1
Oh man, you're killing me. Love both a lot, but LOVE the Oldsmobile more. In fact, by George Schire #44867.2
For my taste the '55 & '56 Mercury & '56 Premiere were the best styled car s pre '57. (EOM) by Bruce Parsons #44867.2.1
Imho, the 1956 Lincoln was one of the most elegant cars of the 50's. (EOM) by Al Dorado #44867.2.1.1
Good taste there Bruce...they were sure beauties! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #44867.2.1.2
DeSoto for me. (EOM) by Barry Levittan #44867.3
Tough choice but I must go with the DeLightful, DeLovely DeSoto. (EOM) by Al Dorado #44867.4
DeSoto for me too. It looks so much more modern with its windshield and vent window angle. by Steve Jakubczak #44867.4.1
Same here. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #44867.4.2
DeSoto for me. The 55 is my fave year. The Olds is beautiful too...nice colors. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #44867.5
One can REALLY see Harley Earl's genius; this Olds is light years ahead! Of course, '57 changed all (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #44867.6
I really liked the '57....sadly then came the '58..... (EOM) by Jack Dodds #44867.6.1
John ... PLEASE forgive me ... But I can't take my eyes of GOLD Caddy in background .. (EOM) by Dennis Mong #44867.7
You're forgiven my child. (EOM) by John Bono #44867.7.1
It's a tie for me. The Olds has the Autotronic Eye which is cool. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #44867.7.1.1
A "high tech" feature back in the day. (EOM) by John Bono #44867.
I still love the many names they gave such features (EOM) by Jack Dodds #44867.
Oldsmobile (EOM) by George Burgess #44867.8
DeSoto (EOM) by Terence Slekar #44867.9
My stepfather bought a new one and, at age 16, I was allowed to drive it on dates. That's the good by Frank Kocour #44867.10
Cool step-father I would say. Maybe he did something similar as a kid hey? (EOM) by Jack Dodds #44867.10.1
I never asked, LOL. (EOM) by Frank Kocour #44867.10.1.1
Yes, a cool stepdad. (EOM) by John Bono #44867.10.2
Has to be the DeSoto. The Olds is nice, but never been a fan. (EOM) by John Merritt #44867.11
Oldsmobile!! (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #44867.12
DeSoto please, didn't like the Olds styling until '57 and only that one year in the '50s (EOM) by Bruce Parsons #44867.13
I like them both but pick the DeSoto. (EOM) by Dick Johnson #44867.14
DeSoto. (EOM) by Duncan Pohl #44867.15
Olds (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #44867.16
Don't think I could ever turn my back on a 1955 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight. (EOM) by John Bono #44867.17

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