One of 5,990 Sport Fury Convertibles made in 1959; only one of 3,125 Sport Fury Convertibles with these options
Flame Red (code N) exterior with white, powerfolding top
Customrolled and pleated white interior with red trim and swivel front bucket seats
318 CID V8 A engine and Carter fourbarrel carburetor
TorqueFlite threespeed pushbutton automatic transmission (A488) and 3.54 gearing
Power steering and power brakes
Prominent tail fins and sport deck lid tire cover stamping on trunk lid
Dual rear antennas and horns
Documentation includes a booklet with several, fullcolor photographs of the car plus a summary information sheet
Plymouths topoftheline model in 1959 was the Sport Fury, offered in coupe and convertible models to challenge Chevys Impala and Fords Fairlane 500/Galaxie lines. Assembled in Chryslers Evansville, Indiana factory (VIN code 3), this twoowner car is one of 5,990 Sport Fury Convertibles made in 1959 and only one of 3,125 Sport Fury Convertibles equipped this way and is offered at MotoeXotica Classic Cars. This car was made especially for Randy and Lynette, according to a small plaque on the cars dashboard.
This marked the second year of the quad headlight craze and in addition, this car features dual horns underhood and dual rear antennas.
The cars Flame Red (code N) paint and white trim are in overall very good condition, with only minor blemishes visible at close range. The bodywork is straight and solid, the engine bay is quite tidy, the battery appears new and the cars wraparound chrome bumpers are in very good order. The white, powerfolding top is in good, original condition but does show some minor blemishes.
This Fury rolls on Firestone Deluxe Champion whitewall tires, size F7814 at all four corners. Each tire is mounted to a steel wheels topped by factory wheel covers. The tires and wheel covers are all in good, original order.
Under the hood is Chryslers A engine, a 318 CID V8 engine. Its bolted to a TorqueFlite (A488) threespeed automatic transmission with pushbutton controls and a 3.54:1 rear end. Please note that the transmission has no Park button. On hills, the driver must set the parking brake and leave the transmission in Neutral. Driver convenience features include power steering and power brakes. There is even the original JiffyJet windshield washer bag.
Inside, the cars customrolled and pleated white interior with red trim is in overall excellent order. The front and rear seats look great and as a bonus, the front seats swivel. The cars red carpet is in matching condition to the seats. The twospoke, custom padded steering wheel is in good, original condition. The inner door panels mirror the rest of the interiors condition while the black, padded instrument panel is in very good order, complete with a full array of gauges. Completing the interior is a factory AM radio. Note the rearview mirror is perched atop the dash, close to the driver as opposed to being fixed to the top center of the windshield.
In 1959, Plymouth introduced the Sport Fury as its top model, and the Fury as its second from the top model to replace the Plymouth Belvedere at the top of the Plymouth lineup. The Fury range was now available as a fourdoor sedan and station wagon, as well as a twodoor hardtop and sedan. The Sport Fury series had only a twodoor hardtop and convertible.
Sport Furys had several special identification features. The upper branch of the dual side spears curved upward on the rear fenders to repeat the fins general contour. The lower branch wrapped around the rear body corners and ran across the rear deck overhang. There was a silver anodized insert complete with Fury script and Forward Look medallions. There was also a sport deck lid tire cover stamping and custom padded steering wheel.
Documentation includes a booklet with several, fullcolor photographs of the car plus a summary information sheet. Convertible competition to this Plymouth droptop in 1959 included Chevrolets Impala, DeSotos Firesweep, Dodges Coronet Lancer Red Ram, Fords Fairlane 500/Galaxie and Pontiacs Catalina.
If youre looking for a late 1950s convertible that stands out from its contemporaries, this may be the car for you. Drop by MotoeXotica Classic Cars to check out this endofthedecade Plymouth Fury for yourself.
This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 3,624 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE
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