One of a kind professional built custom Studebaker Starlight Champion, smoothed, polished and fitted with a chrome bullet nose piece, shaved door handles, rolled rear pan. The all steel body fit and finish is absolutely perfect as shown in the deep Black paint. Power is supplied by a built 462 c.i. big block Chevy engine, balanced & blueprinted, Aluminum heads, polished dual four Edelbrock carburetors, MSD ignition with show chrome accessories. Power is transferred by way of a built Turbo 400 automatic trans. w/ Lokar shifter, custom triangulated rear four link, polished Aldan rear coil over’s, drop spindles, Currie 9” rear end with polished Currie center covers, 2 ½” exhaust. Driving is made easy with power steering and power brakes on all four corners. Interior finished in all Mocha Leather, custom fabricated steel dash, Auto meter gauges, tachometer, clock, LeCarra steering wheel, Power windows, Pioneer sound system, custom inside door pull openers, remote exterior operated doors. Custom Intro wheels with Falkan tires.
Rare station wagon to be offered during RM Sotheby’s Florida sale to benefit Spina Bifida of Jacksonville
The original “push-me-pull-you” Studebaker coupe had car buyers scratching their heads when the wraparound rear window appeared in 1947 as a styling option.
It’s quite a shame that one of the oldest automobile manufacturers (at the time of their demise) couldn’t have withstood the stiff competition of the day.
Lamborghini Miura SV, 1928 Bugatti and 1936 Brooke E.R.A. racer top the docket
The Pick of the Day is a lavishly painted coupe done in the ’70s, a rare survivor that was ‘too cool to uncool’
A look around the show field through the eyes and camera lens of Dirk de Jager
A special class of modified versions of the original 356 model highlights a day of sports and competition excellence
Rumble of 350cid engine gives away powertrain
The concept is basically a race car with a slight semblance of civility