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Posted By: George Schire
Posted On: Wednesday June 24, 2020 at 10:40 PM
 
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OLDS of course! I like the DeSoto a lot, but in comparison to the Olds, it looks old and stodgy.
Oldsmobile in the 50's was just so far ahead of all other brands in styling. they had a forward look that some of the others bragged to have.

This '55 is very modern looking next to the DeSoto.

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PICs: Which '55? DeSoto or Oldsmobile by John Bono #48855
DeSoto. (EOM) by Brian Cox #48855.1
De Soto! (EOM) by steve kiraly #48855.2
Olds but that 'Soto is CLOSE 2nd! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #48855.3
DeSoto but that is a very nice looking Oldsmobile! (EOM) by Barry Levittan #48855.4
OLDS of course! I like the DeSoto a lot, but in comparison to the Olds, it looks old and stodgy. by George Schire #48855.5
The DeSoto is very modern looking. Especially in the front design over the old, stodgy by Steve Jakubczak #48855.5.1
Olds forever - but the DeSoto is nice too (EOM) by Ron Dietrich #48855.6
The 1955, 49 and 62 are my fave Oldsmobiles of their respective decades. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #48855.6.1
The Oldsmobile would be my choice today. (EOM) by Bruce Gibbins #48855.7
How about some 55 foreign cars for a change (EOM) by Rand Anderson #48855.8
That'd be nice too..so Rand, post some pics for us to choose from ! (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #48855.8.1
DeSoto easily but the Olds is a lovely car too. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #48855.9
I like the stodgy DeSoto better than the stodgy Olds... (EOM) by Terence Slekar #48855.10
Tough call, but Olds. (EOM) by Ed Glorius #48855.11
Olds (EOM) by Frank Kocour #48855.12
I like both equally. Were they thought of as 'stodgy' in 1955 I wonder? (EOM) by John Roberts #48855.13
I doubt it, comparing the 55 DeSoto to the 54. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #48855.13.1
A tie for me. (EOM) by Bob Jackman #48855.14
DeSoto please. (EOM) by Bruce Parsons #48855.15
Olds...much more attractive colors, and it's an Oldsmobile! (EOM) by Rick Thompson #48855.16
TIE. I cannot decide between the delightful & delovely DeSoto or the very merry Oldsmobile. (EOM) by Al Dorado #48855.17
Oldsmobile! Great colors! (EOM) by Tim Kubiak #48855.18
So to this point, the Oldsmobile beats the DeSoto 7 to 5 and their are 3 ties. (EOM) by George Schire #48855.19
Yep, a necktie, a bowtie and a bolo tie. (EOM) by Steve Jakubczak #48855.19.1
My pick.....the Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight Starfire. (EOM) by John Bono #48855.20




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