After I asked, I remembered to check this:
and it answers when the last 59's where.
No, its a Gas: Dad hates Diesel with a passion-too hard and expensive to work on.
And I don't have pics yet and wont till May. I'm told its yellow in color presently (I'm guessing its just a repaint).
Now my question is it marked on the tag if its a Deluxe or Special? If not, how do you tell the difference?