1950 Studebaker Champion convertible
1950 Studebaker Champion
Looking for a fun project car?
This is one of the most unusual and rarely seen cars - if ever - on the road anymore:A 1950 Studebaker Champion convertible.
My friend, Don, has owned this car for many years and essentially bought it as is.He holds a clear WA title and though the engine and transmission are not under the hood, they are on his property.This Champion has a 3-speed with overdrive and has been stored in a garage/barn on a concrete floor. Over the years my friend has stockpiled many extra parts for the '50. Those and everything needed to make this car a driver will go with the buyer.
The flat-head Champion engine may need to be freshened up with a rebuild, but all the parts for doing so are available through many Studebaker vendors and Kantor Auto Products, to name just a few.
There does not appear to be any rust-through in the floors,however the U-channel that seals the trunk will need some attention as rust has weakened and in some places eaten away the metal.
One look at the pictures will tell you this is not a turn-key car! It has some surface rust and will take work and depending on how much time and effort you’re willing to invest, the result could be well worth it. Consider, have you seen a Studebaker on the road lately?There’s more than a few generations alive who have no idea thousands of cars and trucks were manufactured in South Bend, Indiana by a family who began with covered wagons in 1852 and produced vehicles until 1966.
This car will be a ball to own, fix up and drive. Restoring it to it’s former glory could be almost as much fun.
If you’d like to call Don (the owner) please message me and I’ll pass along his number.The car is located east of Seattle in the town of Samammish and I have set a reasonable reserve.Thanks much for looking!
- VIN: 657757
- Item location: Sammamish, Washington, United States
- Year: 1950
- Mileage: 000000
- Make: Studebaker
- Model: Champion
- Type: Convertible
- Number of cylinders: 6
- Transmission: Manual
- Vehicle Title: Clean