Very Rare 1949 Studebaker Convertible Regal Deluxe

Very Rare 1949 Studebaker Convertible Regal Deluxe
Vehicle Description

1949 Studebaker Champion

This is a car that originated in California and rust free. Last two owners garaged this car in Michigan and New Hampshire.
We are proud to present an extraordinarily well presented and great daily driving example of this very striking 1949 Studebaker Champion Regal Deluxe ConvertibleTaking this car to a cruise night or car show will almost guarantee you would have the only Studebaker droptop. All stock and would make a great addition to your car collection.Be prepared for lots of smiles and stories from onlookers and strangers who remember when they had one or their parents or grandparents owned one.Please take the time to check out these photos for the correct details of this stock 1949 convertible:-Original engine; 2779 cc | 169.6 cu in. | 2.8 L; 80 HP (58.88 KW) @ 4000 RPM. Three on the tree shifts seamlessly with Over Drive - vehicle drives very well and overdrive allows the car to easily be driven at 60 MPH.
-Front kingpins and steering suspension rebuilt.
-Stainless brake lines, master cylinder, brake shoes.
-Fuel tank removed, cleaned, sealed and reinstalled with new fuel tank sending unit and new fuel pump.
-Rebuilt carburetor with automatic choke.
-Studebaker paint code - restoration several years ago and still looks like new with a few blemishes if examined closely - notice the rear fender body parts were individually painted and then assembled with the fender welting like new and never been painted just as it would have at the factory.
-Convertible top is heavy duty canvas and a special order with a rear cutout opening sized just for the two piece glass rear window. Boot matches interior.
-One piece curved glass windshield was an industry leader for this era.
-Period correct aftermarket rear fender skirts mount and remove easily with rear handle brace without marking the fender paint.
-Studebaker NOS amber fog lights with chrome plated brackets and model correct control switch on dash.
-Floorboards and trunk are original metal and solid.
-Original radio restored.
-Chrome bumpers and accessories are in excellent condition.There are a few items which could use a little TLC and this is typically true for any driver quality car of this era. Rear seat has a tear and rear passenger glass has a 1 inch crack at bottom corner.Clear New Hampshire Title.Please EMail if you have questions.NOTE the last photo FYI - a similar well appointed Studebaker Convertible was auctioned at Mecum - note the selling price. [Mecum Auction sold for more $$ than what we are looking for on this exceptional example of a post-war convertible.]

Buyer to arrange shipping from New Hampshire.

On Jun-23-20 at 18:08:12 PDT, seller added the following information:

RESERVE IS LOWERED

Vehicle Details
  • VIN: G-418355
  • Item location: Bedford, New Hampshire, United States
  • Year: 1949
  • Mileage: 31500
  • Make: Studebaker
  • Model: Champion
  • SubModel: Regal Deluxe
  • Color: Yellow
  • Type: Convertible
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Brown
  • Vehicle Title: Clean
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