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50 viewed per hour. Brief specs of 1948 Studebaker Champion. This very very nice example is a low mileage CA car, The paint, chrome, top and interior are all very nice and need nothing,the... More. Item Information. This 169 cui flathead was rated at 80 horsepower, which isn’t all that much power, but these are smooth running engines and will get this convertible down the road well enough to make it a nice cruiser. The 1948 had one bar across the grille. petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, 2786 cm 3 / 170.0 cu in / 170.0 cu in, 59.0 kW / 79.1 hp / 79.1 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission View cart for details. George is asking $7,500 or best offer and the car is located in Ventura, California. Why be concerned about the availability of finding a new top? *68k miles, only $15,700. Has there been body work? The 1948 model year saw few changes other than a revised grille and trim alterations. It’s a project that needs to be finished but appears to be quite solid. Classic 1948 Studebaker Champion for sale #2168861 $32,500. I’m sure there are upgrade options out there if you need more power, but personally, I’d leave it as is. See prices, photos and find dealers near you. It also is going to need the seats redone and new door panels. 1948 Studebaker Champion $23,995 . ... Only problem is this car is a 1949 Champion, not 1948. It was a full-size car in its first three generations and a mid-size car in its fourth and fifth generation models. Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1947, the Champion received a full redesign with the coupe receiving the highly talked about wrap-around rear window. Today the Studebaker Champion of this era is very popular with Studebaker aficionados and others seeking something a little different.

Since this one is a convertible, you don’t get the same kind of looks as you would in a coupe, but that probably isn’t a bad thing. Here are some of the most popular ones to ask about: World's largest free automotive specifications database and encyklopedia. Manufactuers' logos, marques, and all other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. RULES: No profanity, politics, or personal attacks. Time left: d. h. m. s. day. Meant to add: The only obvious issue I see is a poor fitting trunk lid. First year was 1939.

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I’ve done a car wherein the top was considered to be a real difficult thing to find. I’d want to investigate this to see the reason for its misalignment before proceeding with a purchase. Alternatively, one could just finish the interior, give it a good going over with light compound, polish, and wax and then just enjoy the little beauty. George notes that it needs a new top, but the motorized top mechanism is still with the car. Auto Passion Team . The car was restored in 2003, and placed in the 2005 Studebaker International Meet in Omaha, Nebraska scoring 248 points for a second-place finish.

Is there rust? More than 100,000 1947 Studebaker Champions were sold.

hours. Looks like a very nice start to a restoration. 1949 International KB213 hours$7,700Bid Now. List your car here on Barn Finds for only $50! 465 South Bluff Street Cincinnati, OH . Bidding has ended on this item. Something went wrong. Future Find? The chrome looks presentable and I don’t see any signs of rust. The tops were of unusual high quality and rather unique in the fabric layout and trimming so if your going original, one must get it right. This very very nice example is a low mileage CA car, The paint, chrome, top and in Or subscribe without commenting. {"modules":["unloadOptimization","bandwidthDetection"],"unloadOptimization":{"browsers":{"Firefox":true,"Chrome":true}},"bandwidthDetection":{"url":"https://ir.ebaystatic.com/cr/v/c1/thirtysevens.jpg","maxViews":4,"imgSize":37,"expiry":300000,"timeout":250}}. The biggest issue I see here will be finding a new convertible top, as there really aren’t too many of these out there. Firewall and inner fender aprons are always body color on these cars, so from the photos, I’ll guess she was originally black. petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve straight (inline) engine, 2786 cm3 / 170.0 cu in / 170.0 cu in, 59.0 kW / 79.1 hp / 79.1 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 3-speed transmission, Technical specifications and performance data of Studebaker Champion.

George has a clean title for this Studebaker in hand. Beware of around the vents on the front fenders, they collect sand and salt The wrap around bumpers appeared for 1949 as did the grille with two bars running from side to side.

This 1948 Studebaker Champion was purchased with the 1950 Studebaker front clip already installed and liking the style we decided not to change it. Details about 1948 Studebaker Champion 1948 Studebaker Champion Very Nice Condition: Rebuilt Engine and Rear Axle Cuba and Florida Car. Given just how clean the engine bay looks, it really should stay original. 1948 Studebaker Champion. Mechanical This 1948 Studebaker Champion has 35,423 original miles. The most difficult part to find is the convertible top rear window mounting and trim, hope it’s included. Colour appears to be Tulip Cream, a pale yellow that was popular in the 1940’s. If you believe the owners of red cars drive more aggressively and get more speeding tickets, this would make sense. They are in Oxnard, CA, and have been in business for many, many years. If you have any questions, please leave them in the comment section and if you’d like to make him an offer, please use the form below! We will get into what all in needs shortly, but if you’ve been on the hunt for a unique and interesting American classic, you really should give this Studebaker a closer look. Auto insurance companies usually offer a range of discounts. If you reside in an EU member state besides UK, import VAT on this purchase is not recoverable. Don't post your car for sale in the comments. Don’t let my “handle” (MG Steve) totally discredit what I’m about to say. A straight forward mechanism to repair if needed… hopefully all parts are there. If you don’t know much about the Champion line of cars, these beautiful machines were designed at Raymond Loewy’s studio, with Virgil Exner handling much of the design work. What George doesn’t mention is its running condition, a point that could have bearing on the 48’s price. The “8” does not stand for 1948 but the 8th year for the Champion (model G).

Problem arises from the model number – 8G. The Studebaker Champion is an automobile which was produced by the Studebaker Corporation of South Bend, Indiana from the beginning of the 1939 model year until 1958. Problem arises from the model number – 8G. Only problem is this car is a 1949 Champion, not 1948. One thing for sure, you will not likely see another one of these at a cars and coffee or car show. Click here to get it featured on the homepage instead. Reader George S has decided to part ways with this rare Studebaker Champion Regal Deluxe Convertible. Classics on Autotrader has listings for new and used 1948 Studebaker Champion Classics for sale near you. ~ Wow, I’m not current on what they are worth but it’s a great start ! Starts, runs and drives like its supposed to. The 1948 had one bar across the grille. 8. The seller has, This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. It’s ready to go to a new home, so be sure to take a closer look at the rest of George’s photo in the gallery below. eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_3',106,'0','0'])); The original inline six is present and runs. Yellow; 42,000 miles; 1948 Studebaker Champion convertible This car is an older restoration and is in great shape. Shows 42,000 miles. I selected the color I wanted, and the “kit” was delivered in about a week. Though the body looks clean it appears to have been deeply immersed in its present color at one time. $25,000. Top is all electric and dual cable driven. Condition: Used. Time … Surely there are good upholsterers out there that can manufacture a new top, most likely better than the original. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program, Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty, Engines & Components for 1948 Studebaker Champion, Wheel Hubs & Bearings for 1948 Studebaker Champion, Other Vintage and Classic Interior Parts for 1948 Studebaker Champion. The wrap around bumpers appeared for 1949 as did the grille with two bars running from side to side. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. The paint also looks to be intact and a pleasant color. Add to Favorites More. Finishing the interior should not be a big deal and as MG Steve said, tops are available from Robbins. Very nice car. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. I think I’d do the latter. But there’s no data to back this up. The seats, dash and door panels are shared with the much more common Champion Coupe, which makes finding restoration parts much simpler. eval(ez_write_tag([[580,400],'barnfinds_com-medrectangle-3','ezslot_0',134,'0','0'])); As you can see, the interior is in need of work. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program, This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. hour. Things we’d like identified in an ad. 2009 “Hemi Cuda” Convertible. Notify me of new comments via email.

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