This 1958 Dodge Custom Royal Convertible is owned by Larry and Bonnie Swedal of Elk River, Minn. The car has all original parts and has been restored. With a 361-cu. In. engine and automatic transmission, this Super D500 convertible Springtime Edition is one of about a dozen left in the country.
Unique 1958 Dodge
The Springtime edition provides for several different trim pieces not seen on other Dodges. The color combination also was a Springtime color only—not one that was used on other regular models. It’s a very unique 58 Dodge.
The Big Fin Era Convertible
The car represents the “big fin” era in U.S. automobile production. A D500 car with the Springtime edition. The Springtime edition provides for several different trim pieces not seen on other Dodges. The color combination – rose/beige — also was a Springtime color only–not one that was used on other regular models. It’s a very unique 58 Dodge.
The car sports a new restoration and comes to Milwaukee after competing in the 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance this spring for the first time where it won ‘Best in Class.’
Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance Car Show
The 2016 Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance includes a casual car show in Veterans Park on Saturday, Aug. 27, called Show & Glow by the Lake (open to the public 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.); the Style & Speed Social, an evening of camaraderie and silent auction on Saturday evening at The Milwaukee Club in downtown Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance, Sunday, August 28, in Veterans Park. All events are open to the public.