For sale at Gateway Classic Cars in our St. Louis showroom is an all steel 1941 Studebaker Champion Coupe. This car has covered under 1000 miles since its completion and is in incredible condition. Originally built for the 1/4 mile and features a certified NHRA chassis. The car was running 9 seconds flat! It has since been modified into a street car but still retains a lot of the high quality parts from its racing days. Now powered by a 468 big block Chevy featuring a full roller valve train, 10.5:1 compression (1,000 miles since build), CSR billet aluminum electric water pump, electric cooling fans, polished aluminum Weiand high rise intake manifold, Edelbrock carburetor with spacer and tuned coated headers. Other notable features in the engine bay are the fit and finish, stainless fasteners, body colored tubing for the chassis and the polished hinges for the hood. Handling the power for the big block is a heavily built Power Glide automatic hooked up to a Dana rear-end with 3.73 Detroit posi-traction and 35 spline Strange Axles. This Mac truck yellow '41 Studebaker rides on a set of Billet Specialty Legacy wheels measuring 15x5 in the front and 15x16 in the rear. Both front and rear wheels are wrapped in Hoosier Pro Street radials and are near full tread measuring 26x7.5 in front and 31x18.5 in the rear. The centers for the front and rear wheels have a custom machined hub center cap to give it a very clean finished look. All four corners are utilizing fully adjustable coil over shocks and feature upper and lower tubular control arms up front with rack and pinion steering and a four link setup in back. A lot of thought has been put into this wild Studebaker and some things to help out with the street ability is a 22 gallon fuel tank, radial tires, electric cooling fans, transmission cooling fan located in the neatly finished trunk and mild compression to allow for pump gas. The interior features racing bucket seats ready for a 5 point harness is desired, all of the necessary gauges to keep an eye on all of the engine's vitals, beautifully stitched flames in the door panels, operable vent windows with a custom treatment that allows the post to roll down with the window! The rest of the interior will have the MSD ignition and coil under the dash on the passenger's side, a removable steering wheel allowing for easy egress, and the handle for pulling the chute when it was equipped during it's racing days. This build has over $125,000 invested into it and it shows. Here's your opportunity to own a true show car that is very fast and reliable at a fraction of the build cost. To view the car in greater detail, including an HD video of the car running and driving, visit www.gatewayclassiccars.com or our St. Louis showroom. For more information call 618-271-3000. - See more at: http://gatewayclassiccars.com The good ones go fast, call now for availability!