Studebaker Champion (1949)

Sale price: US $7,000.00 Make an Offer

Condition: Used Year: 1949
VIN : 476012 Mileage: 30450
Number of Cylinders: 6 Engine: 216 cid
Model: Champion Transmission: Manual
Power Options: -- For Sale By: Private Seller
Drive Type: -- Fuel Type: Gasoline
Interior Color: Beige Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Vehicle Title: Clean Exterior Color: Beige
Body Type: -- Options: --
Make: Studebaker

Corpus Christi, Texas, United States

Vehicle description

OFFERED AT NO RESERVE
The first new studebaker design post-WWII Penned by notable designer Raymond Loewy Reliable 6cyl; 3 speed manual with overdrive
216 cid inline 6 cylinder engine, 80hp, three speed manual transmission with overdrive, independent lever action front suspension, rear solid axle with leaf springs, four wheel manual drum brakes;wheelbase 112"
The studebaker champion began its run in 1939 as one of the lightest cars of the era, and its outstanding gas mileage made it very popular during world warII gasoline rationing. it was credited with being one of studebakers most successful models ever, and post war, the Raymond Loewy redesign help the champion make up over 65% of studebaker production in 1949.a car that nearly anyone could afford, its modern styling and economy were instrumental in keeping the studebaker factory busy, and all their dealers in business. this 1949 studebaker champion 2-door, #476012, is a 3 owner california classic vehicle that is quite rare and in very desirable condition. the body work and paint finishes are original and very nicely maintained, with only the most minor signs of wear. the chrome bumpers, emblems and trim are likewise very nice, and this simple car has an eye catching design and a sleek profile that is very appealing to any fan of post-war cars. There is virtually no rust, and with a very good paint and newer interior, this champion stands fully ready for any old car adventures you might choose. You certainly wont see many others, and when you do, their is great respect among fellow studebaker enthusiasts. in excellent mechanical condition, showing just over 30k miles on the odometer, this car runs and drives like a well cared for car. The 6 cylinder engine and transmission are in workmanlike condition and run and operate smoothly, making this car highly enjoyable to drive. The doors and windows have upgraded rubber seals with a unique split front and rear window design, the vacuum wipers work, but are a bit slow, and a clean replacement cloth and vinyl tan interior with newer carpets have been installed. its a simple, comfortable car that can be driven and enjoyed without further expense. it was described by the previous owner, a dedicated studebaker enthusiast, as one of the best 1949 cars he had seen. Car is sold as -is where-is. Any questions feel free to ask, or come view the car in person.
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