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Aaron Severson over at ateupwithmotor.com shines a light once again on orphan cars. This time he's written about some of Studebaker's most handsome vehicles in an article called "The Once and Future Coupe: The Loewy Coupes and the Studebaker Hawk." At Torq-O, we pulled up the rug and slid through the trap door searching for some media to help him tell his story. From the Torq-O Media Archive, here's some celluloid that hasn't been seen since 1953. Check out Aaron's story, and then slide over to Torq-O.com for more Studebaker content!


 


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Studebaker Car Show
16th annual Show and Shine Orphan Car Show hosted by the Husker Chapter of the Studebaker Drivers Club. Lot's of Studebakers and a variety of other iconic brands like Chevy, Ford and Packard. The show was held in Ralston, Nebraska. Follow me - http://twitter.com/#!/tooldudetony





Tom Bosley 1956 Studebaker Commercial
Tom Bosley in an ad for the 1956 Studebakers. Tom Bosley October 1, 1927 - October 19, 2010 I read that he got his start on TV doing Studebaker commercials.





1953 Studebaker Starliner
Lance Lambert, host of The Vintage Vehicle Show, talks to the owner of this 1953 Studebaker Starliner at a car show in Lake Tapps, Washingotn





1954 Studebaker 232 Engine Startup
Intial engine startup of a 1954 232 v8 engine, that had not run in 38 years.





1955 Kaiser Manhattan 2-Door
Lance Lambert, host of The Vintage Vehicle Show, visits Ed Johnson at the Dock Street Garage and takes a close look at his 1955 Kaiser Manhattan 2 Door.





Studebaker 1953
One of the nicest restored cars in Montreal, that won many awards in Quebec, Ontario, Moncton, Syracuse.......





CHECK OUT THIS BULLET NOSED 1950 STUDEBAKER STARLIGHT COUPE
What you see here in this video is an extraordinary yet controversial design by Bob Bourke. Although the Studebaker Starlight Coupe was produced in 1949, that year critics were saying it looked like it was the same, coming or going. So, a major facelift took place for the model year of 1950. The major facelift design was the bullet nose that is capped by an airplane theme jet intake. The airplane theme mimicks the famous 1949 Ford's grille. The most outstanding feature of the Starlight Coupe beside the bullet nose is the curved five piece rear window which was an outstanding glass production feat in 1950. Note the sunvisor mounted over the front windshield. This coupe body was mounted on a 120 inch wheelbase and had power from an engine that produced 102 bhp. An improvement for all 1950 models was the replacement of archaic single transverse leaf suspension with front coil springs. If you ordered an automatic transmission for your Stude it had the "hill holder" feature, a feature developed by Studebaker in the 1930's. Rivaling the Big Three automakers in price, a Starlight Coupe was priced around $1,400. Studebaker broke sales records this year by selling over 320,000 cars - quite a feat for an independent car manufacturer. Though the design of this car was different, if you look at this car's design objectively, I think you will agree that this car doesn't look that bad at all.





Studebaker 1951





Studebaker Skyhawk Custom Hot Rod Black with an LT1
Be sure to check us out on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/RamblinAroundTV Thought you might like to check out our custom Studebaker. It's a 56 Studebaker Sky Hawk with a 53 studebaker front clip and 55 Studebaker Tail lights. It's also had a bit of custom body work and is currently in epoxy primer. It is equipped with: Aluminum head LT1 with street and perfomance kit, 700R4, 9" Ford Rear with 3:00 Posi, Dual Exhaust with flowmaster mufflers, Billet wheels, Michelin Pilot Sport Tires(ZR speed rated), Vintage A/C, Phantom Guages, Fiberglass dash, Lokar Shifter, billet column, etc





Studebaker 61 Lark TV Commercial
Sure, it's beautiful, and it's big new feature is an oval wheel, for greater leg clearance. If you enjoy it, send a dollar to the Studebaker National Museum, http://www.studebakermuseum... I visited there in July... check out my online story at http://www.weekenddriver.com/ and look for the "Great Car Museum Tour Blog" button. And if you're touring in Southern California, check out my book and the rest of the web site at http://www.weekenddriver.com.





1953 Studebaker on the Dyno
1953 Studebaker with a souped up 289 Studebaker V8 bored out to 302ci. This one has a custom intake with side draft Weber carbs. Hear the roar of a true Studebaker V8 through Avanti style glass-pack mufflers.





1951 Studebaker Champion (part 2)
Checking to see why it sat up for all of these years. You'll find out why at the end of the video.





1963 Studebaker Avanti "Bonneville Record Breaker"
Thi is a Studebaker Avanti Promotional film from 1963. The Studebaker Avanti set all kinds of land speed records for a factory stock off the show room floor vehicles. These records remained on the books for many years. Top speed was almost 169 miles per hour. Not bad for something you could buy at your local Studebaker Dealer for 5 grand.





1953 Studebaker Conv Hard Top
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Excerpt from the 1973 AMC Javelin intro film
You want Javelin racing? You want 1970's Javelin styling? You want a glimpse of that Pierre Cardin interior? You got it! Torq-O descends into the film mine and hauls out some more automotive gold. This clip is an excerpt from the 1973 Javelin introduction film. AMC fans will see everything that they love about Javelins: Mark Donohue, monster engines, and designer interiors. Want more Javelin? Steer your browser over to ateupwithmotor.com. They have the complete story along with other Javelin clips from the Torq-O Media Archive.





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