In the last 80 years this 1939 Plymouth P8 Deluxe four door sedan has gone from a practical car to maturing into downright stylish. So to find an example like this that has a full barn find survivor-like quality, it's an affordable way to enjoy a distinctive pre-WWII classic.
This one instantly announces it's a cool survivor from the first impression. Classic lacquer paint that has been worn and chipped into a well-earned patina. So while the low price leaves room in the budget for a modern glossy finish, there's already something undeniably appealing about a car that wears its history. This is quite a complete sedan with all of its details in place, like the wraparound chrome bumpers, factory wheel covers, exposed trunk hinges, and full-length trim with the line that dips low into the curvaceous rear fenders. Those unique factory square headlights make the '39 Deluxe an instant icon.
Suicide doors are absolutely classic elements. They swing wide to let everyone get a great view of the interior. This continues its barn find appearance with a survivor-style interior. The two-tone blue on the two wide bench seats and door panels are very vintage. So once again, the budget can allow for replacement, but this already has a very interesting look. The dash, steering wheel, and most components have been well-aged, but you still have the right function with essentials working like the speedometer and heater.
The 201 cubic-inch inline-six is exactly the motor that should be under the hood of this very period-correct sedan. In fact, this is believed to be an all-original setup. Looking highly authentic, right down to the horns on top, this engine has an appearance of honesty that fits with the car's legacy. These Plymouth power plants are known for their torque-filled nature and stout construction. And the three-speed manual transmission makes sure you get the most out of the flathead motor. Strong brakes and a comfortable suspension are more reasons why Chrysler products were so ahead of their time.
This is survivor style that wears its history so well. Don't let this affordable American story slip through your fingers. Call now!