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RealRides of WNY - 1963 Avanti

If you’re face-to-face with a 1963 Studebaker Avanti, odds are you’re at a car show or in a museum. But every once in a while you come across one in the wild, like this one, seen a few weeks ago in a Lockportparking lot. The Avanti was certainly one of the more stunningly designed American cars of 1963, but a series of production problems led to only 3,834 of them being produced in thi

RealRides of WNY - 1963 Lark

If you’ve ever wondered what a 1963 Studebaker Lark Regalwould look like without bumpers, you’ve come to the right place! Seen a couple of summers ago in Tonawanda, the Regal was just a notch above Studebaker’s entry level car, the Lark Standard (which was introduced halfway into the model year). The folks from South Bend told us that the Regal would “…unquestionably

RealRides of WNY - 1981 Avanti II

Came across this 1981 Avanti IIa couple of years ago in Elma, built by the Avanti Motor Corp. of South Bend, Indiana. The original Avanti was introduced by South Bend’s Studebaker Corp. for model year 1963; it was dropped after MY 1964 while Studebaker was in the throes of disintegration. A group of their dealers formed acompany which eventually bought the tooling for Studebaker’s pers

RealRides of WNY - 1965 Studebaker Commander

By the time this 1965 Studebaker Commander left the factory, the South Bend auto company was on life support. It closed the Indiana plant in 1963 and moved production to its Hamilton, Ontario plant in Canada.The 1966 models were the final Studebakers produced. A grove of 5,000 trees, planted at the South Bend proving grounds in 1937 spelling out the company name, still stands today. Came upon this