1950 Studebaker Champion Coupe
RARE FIRST-YEAR NEXT LOOK STUDEBAKER DESIGN
SPECTACULAR AQUA GREEN OVER GRAY WOOL INTERIOR
NUT & BOLT RESTORATION W/ EXQUISITE FIT & FINISH
85 HP 169.6 CI L-HEAD 6-CYLINDER ENGINE/3-SPEED MANUAL
AACA SENIOR NATIONAL & GRAND NATIONAL AWARD WINNER
INCLUDES OWNERS MANUAL, TOOKIT & SPARE
RECENTLY SERVICED, DETAILED & READY TO ENJOY
Hailed as the New Look from Studebaker, the venerable automakers 1950 models featured a boldly sculpted Bullet style frontal treatment penned by stylist bob Bourke and updated rear styling. Underneath, a new coil-spring front suspension matched the sophisticated new styling theme shared by Studebakers Commander and shorter-wheelbase Champion lines. Buyers clearly admired the new styling direction at Studebaker, driving production to a new record nearing 321,000 units for 1950. Offered in Custom, Deluxe, and Regal Deluxe trim levels, the Commander lineup for 1950 appealed to a wide range of quality and value-seeking buyers with a growing array of factory options. Available Champion body styles included 2- and 4-door sedans, a 3-passenger coupe, convertible, and the 2-door Coupe with its distinctive split wraparound rear window design.
Quite rare today, this 1950 Studebaker Champion 2-door coupe was produced at the company's South Bend, Indiana home factory. As offered, it continues to benefit from a beautifully presented and preserved nut and bolt restoration that has earned the top honors in AACA (Antique Automobile Club of America) judging the organizations Senior National and Grand National Awards. Finished in period correct and highly appealing Aqua Green paintwork over proper Gray cloth upholstery, the Champion is accented by limited, yet effective brightwork that makes it a stylistic standout. Powered by Studebakers proven and economical 169.9 cubic inch L-head inline 6-cylinder engine, delivering 85 factory-rated horsepower via a column-shifted 3-speed manual transmission. Correct steel wheels mounting full chrome hubcaps, beauty rings, and wide whitewall tires finish it off. In addition to an owners manual, toolkit, and spare wheel/tire, the Champion is accompanied by a feature article covering this specific example. Handsome throughout, this rare, show-winning 1950 Studebaker Champion is ready to collect, enjoy, and show with a recent service and professional detailing. Contact us for further details and to arrange a viewing with us today were confident you will make it yours!