1951 Studebaker Champion

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Mileage69,296 Miles
EngineInline 6 | L-Head! 169.6 cu in. | 2.8 L. 85 HP Stroke : 4.0 in | 102. Compression : 7.0:1. Cylinder Block : Cast-iron. Carter Model WE-715S 1-barrel carburetor.
Body StyleConvertible
Exterior ColorBlue
Interior ColorTan

1951 Studebaker Champion

Most recognized by jet engine looking centered nose of grill. The commander name was shared by many Studebaker models company did not have the financial resources to add another body type to the model line manufactured by the Studebaker Corporation of South Bend, Indiana (United States) and Studebaker of Canada Ltd of Walkerville and, later, Hamilton, Ontario (Canada). Studebaker began using the Commander name in 1927 and continued to use it until 1964, with the exception of 1936 and 1959-63. Popular Mechanics rated the early 50’s Commanders at 0-60 mph of 17.9 seconds and was rated as getting 26.1 mpg at 30 mph. <br><br>**** DISCLAIMER MUSEUM CAR OR TRUCK:

This vehicle is either classic, antique, exotic, super rare, or all of the above. This vehicle is on consignment from a very large collection of vehicles. They are being sold as museum quality cars which means they may not run or drive and may not have run or driven in numerous years. The vehicles are of a condition where they would be on display in a museum. As museum pieces we were required to disconnect or remove batteries and drain fuel tanks. Once again, these vehicles have not been driven, or even started in quite some time.

Paint and exterior

Original sheet metal car. In excellent condition, quality paint Aqua Green. Beautiful emblems trim and bumpers airplane style hood ornament split front grill with rectangular inlets. Huge Chrome beauty ring headlight bezels. Side air vents Open and close the wall to allow fresh air or cool air into the interior of the car. Large flared quarters. Front a arms suspension. Round gas and brake pedals.

Upholstery and interior

Loads of chrome on the dash. Another signature feature was the parking brake located in the dash. Steel top of dash. Leather interior bench seat and door panels. Rearview mirror mounted on top of the dash. Big three spoke steering wheel with the Studebaker logo horn button. For a car this age the interior is in very good condition, 100% complete. A rare example of classic car americana. Five heater slats in dash vents. 100 mile an hour speedometer rear leaf spring.


Original Engine: Yes

Inline 6 | L-Head! 169.6 cu in. | 2.8 L. 85 HP

Stroke : 4.0 in | 102. Compression : 7.0:1. Cylinder Block : Cast-iron. Carter Model WE-715S 1-barrel carburetor.


Original mileage. Car is part of an avid collectors collection of over 2000 cars. The car has been in a museum for a number of years please be sure and see the disclaimer.


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