Rare station wagon to be offered during RM Sotheby’s Florida sale to benefit Spina Bifida of Jacksonville
Redesigned for 1962 by the legendary Brook Stevens, the sleek coupe has the look of a European touring car
The Avanti was Studebaker’s last-ditch effort at showroom success, and it remains a landmark piece of mid-century automotive styling
A ‘little old lady’ car emerged after 30 years on blocks in the barn and already has done several long-distance road trips
The advertisement on ClassicCars.com for Pick of the Day, a 1949 Studebaker Starlight coupe, was placed by someone assisting an elderly car-enthusiast friend.
One of the most distinctive cars of 1950 was the “bullet-nose” Studebaker Champion, an effort to set itself apart in difficult times by the venerable company that started out making covered wagons.
Studebaker was so much ahead of the styling curve during the mid-1950s, thanks to famed industrial designer Raymond Loewy, who also created the Coca-Cola bottle.
There will be something very special about the annual Avanti Owners Association International meet scheduled for May 3-5 in South Bend, Indiana.
For most of today’s old car hobbyists and collectors, pre-World War II classic cars are vestiges of the distant past, vehicles that were before our time, that we never experienced or desired when they were actually on the road.