1963 Avanti R-2318 - Feb 2019 Sale


Studebaker Avanti Gold color with Fawn/Regal interior. Number matching original drivetrain. 289 c.i. and 290 h.p. Paxton supercharged.

Serial # 63R-2318, Body # 63R-1448, engine # RS-1582, built 12/03/1962.

Optioned with supercharger, automatic, tinted glass, P.S., P.B., P.W., Twin Traction, electric washers, radio and antenna, whitewalls, starto-view mirror, seat belts.

Engine, transmission, and rear end all work great. Engine has Avanti ( typical ) very small oil leak. Does not smoke. Sounds healthy trough glass pack mufflers. Starts easily. “Hog troughs” and rear crossmember look sound.

Very good, all original, interior with new correct fawn/black (salt & pepper) carpet. Working gauges, radio, power windows, turn signals, interior and exterior lights, horn, lighter. Windows are all excellent with no cracks or fogging. Weatherstripping is great. Trunk has new carpet with original positioned jack, handle and wrench. Spare tire is a rare Allstate. The mercury trunk light even works. Has original keys and case. All locks work.

Exterior Chrome and stainless are very good. The ( 1963 ) round headlights are glass. Stock hubcaps look as new. Tires are Firestone Deluxe Champion whitewall bias belt correct reproductions, and have 90% percent tread. Was repainted correct Avanti gold in the past and looks excellent.

Has had extensive maintenance including either new or rebuilt carb, fuel pump and filter, alternator, master cylinder and hoses, battery and cables, tune up, hoses, and all fluids changed. Receipts and records available.

Has the original dealer invoice dated 12/62, and production record. Has all original new owners books, including registration and name plate to original owner. Has complete owner history and registrations back to 1965. Also many original brochures and advertising materials. Car was purchased from the past owner of 35 years.

This Avanti scored 389 points out of 400 at the Studebaker LaPalma event in Anaheim, Cal. in 2016. Was picked “Best Avanti” out of 10 competitors.

The Hagerty Valuation Tool as of 2/2018 shows a value of $43,200 for Excellent and $71,400 for Concours.

This very original and complete Studebaker Avanti should go to the next “caretaker’ who appreciates the Lowery Avanti!

Price $35,000. This Avanti is near San Diego., Cal. Contact John at pawolls@cox.net. ( 760-803-9949) Thank you!


SOLD - March 2019