Dataplate specifications
Citation, 2-door hardtop, Chalk Pink with Charcoal Brown Metallic
Pink vinyl/Brown cloth interior

"E-475" 410cid 345bhp V8, Teletouch automatic transmission, 2.91:1 axle ratio
Edsel number 701252 manufactured in Los Angeles, CA on October 17, 1957

Information as of:  July 2002

Owner:   Play Toys Auto Sales
Location:   Yucaipa, California
Owned since:   unknown

Mileage:   72,000 Original
Condition:   Drives, but needs restoration
Originality:   Original except for seats

Accessories included:   Power Steering, Power Brakes, Teletouch, Windshield Washer, Carpets, Padded dash removed successfully, Two-tone paint, Clock, Standard Radio, Dial-Temp Heater, Backup Lights, Bumper Guards front and rear, Spinner Wheelcovers with color inserts.

Could be used or driven as-is, or would be good to restore.  Needs a left outer taillight lens, headliner is falling down, and has incorrect type whitewalls.  I saw no rust at all.  I did not start it but I understand it runs and drives.

Almost completely factory original.  Paint is original, seats are black & white which does not match code "Z".  It may have had a Tachometer but a hole in the instrument cluster is there now.  I could not open the trunk to see what was in there or if there is any rust.  There is a throttle control cable mounted under the dashboard, similar to that used with a PTO, I don't know why it's there.

It has been there many months.  The vehicle is being sold on consignment, by the wife of possibly the original owner.

Submitted by Bud Goodwin.  The owners of this car lot are very nice people and were very cooperative in allowing me to obtain the numbers for inclusion in the registry, in fact they were excited by the idea.  I'd like to see this car get a good home, it's been sitting outside a long time.

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