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For Sale: 1948 Studebaker Champion
in Santa Monica, California

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Description
 
1948 Studebaker Champion Starlight Coupe Delux, Vin#: G325114
This vintage are remembered for their eclectic styling, influenced by the aircraft of the time. It is a time capsule of one of the most unique cars of the post war period.

The Studebaker Champion was a styling sensation that predicted design trends for the auto industry as a whole. With only 8,898 made; only a handful remain. When was the last time you've seen one??

Great-looking frame off restoration done on this classic! Smooth running 170 cubic inch inline 226 ci 6-cylinder engine.
Single carb 3-Speed Manual Transmission with Automatic Overdrive.
Optioned With Exterior Windshield Sun Visor, Rear Fender Skirts, Heater, Clock.
Factory Peacock Green with (factory correct) Rodeo Tan & light Peacock Green pinstripe mohair interior.
All New Chrome And Polished Stainless Steel, Full Factory Wheel Covers And New Radial White Wall Tires.
Original front floor mat and rear seat carpeting, in Great Condition.
Near perfect dash (just needs wood panel that fits around gauges, sanded, polished and reapplied).
Steering wheel paint is starting to chip a little.
Door panels and headliner all in great condition.
Excellent chrome & badging.
Studebaker Thermo-Controlled Climatizer & original AM push button radio & factory clock (not working). ?
Factory steel wheels, trim rings and wheel covers & Whitewall tires.
Mileage unknown (first digit eligible).
Garage kept, pampered and serviced. ?Ready to take on the road or to a show.

Safe, Comfortable, Reliable, Enjoyable Driving.
A 65-year old collector's classic rides and handles great!

Trades considered... ideally a circa 1960 Plymouth Valiant or similar look (model and make) with slant 6 automatic push button transmission, or a Toyota Prius.

Available for hire for photo-shoots, film and/or TV.
Pricing Information
 
Asking Price
$12,500
or best offer
Vehicle Location


Country
United States
 
City, State
Santa Monica, CA
Zip
90404
Vehicle Basics

Trim Level
Starlite Deluxe

Odometer Reading
87004

Year
1948

VIN
G325114

Vehicle Category/Style
Coupe

Convertible
No

Exterior Details

Vehicle Color(s)
Peacock Green exterior with Rodeo Tan interior

Restoration History
Partially Restored

Condition of Exterior
Very Good

Interior Details

Color(s)
Rodeo Tan with light peacock green

Seat Material
Cloth

Restoration History
Partially Restored

Condition of Interior
Very Good

Engine Details

Engine Configuration
Inline 6

Engine Size
226

Engine History
Rebuilt

Engine Condition
Running

Transmission Details

Transmission Type
Manual

 
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