Dataplate specifications
Citation, 4-door hardtop, Copper Metallic with Frost White
White vinyl/Copper cloth interior

"E-475" 410cid 345bhp V8, Teletouch automatic transmission, 2.91:1 axle ratio
Edsel number 700285 manufactured in Los Angeles, CA on September 3, 1957

Information as of:  December 2003

Owner:   Salvage yard
Location:   Fontana, California
Owned since:   unknown

Mileage:   unknown
Condition:   Parts car
Originality:   Factory original except seat covers and glass pack mufflers

Accessories included:   Power steering, power brakes, Teletouch, Dial-A-Temp heater/defroster, electric windshield wipers, windshield washer, Town and Country Radio, rear seat speaker, power antenna, power seat, tinted glass, compass, clock, and padded dash and sun visors.

Nearly complete in August 2003, but by mid-December 2003 many parts had been removed from the car.

The car has the less often seen two-tone paint combination of a monotone body with a contrasting color top.  The body and the scallop are copper metallic, the roof is white.  The car is a rust free California car that may have spent its entire life in the east San Gabriel Valley and Inland Empire areas of Southern California.  It had a Gomer Jones Edsel (a Pomona California Edsel dealer) licence plate frame on the floor in the cab.  The oil pan is off and the crankshaft is rusty, so the car may have been parked years ago due to an engine failure.  It has an aftermarket upper cylinder lubrication oiler system.

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