The Executive Inspection Car No. 68 easily ranks as one of Lionel’s most unique products in this genre.
A classic adaptation of the then popular "fin-mobile," it was based on the design of the 1958 DeSoto station wagon. However, the name "DeSoto" was not painted on the sides which were painted RED and CREME on a GRAY plastic body mold.
It came with a two-position E-unit. A chrome knob on the top was used to control the direction and turn off the unit. The head and tail lights were lighted, and this unit was cataloged from 1958 until 1961. There are no variations.