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Studebakers to gather at Iola 2014

Jim Gilson's 1935 Studebaker Dictator 2A will be featured under the “Four for All in ‘14” theme tent at the 2014 Iola Old Car Show.

The Wisconsin Region of the Studebaker Drivers Club (WRSDC) is planning a special day at IOLA ’14 with a meet on Saturday, July 12. More »

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Liquidation of Yow Collection hammers home 69 cars

A 1956 Studebaker Hawk with a Packard V8 hammered for $17,500.

The big news of this year’s March GAA Classic Auction sale was the no reserve bevy of collector cars from the Yow Collection, Knoxville, Tenn. More »

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Car of the Week: 1925 Studebaker Standard Six


Dick Lane got the ride of his life a few years back in a beat-up old 1925 Studebaker. More »

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Salvage yard adds Chrysler 300s, Eldorados, other ’50s treasures

This gold-and-white De Soto Adventurer two-door hardtop was one of many desirable 1950s cars in the 250-car stash acquired by French Lake Auto Parts (FLAP) in Annandale, Minn. This example is not the only Adventurer that was purchased by FLAP.

A 250-vehicle collection has landed in a Minnesota salvage yard, featuring everything from a 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham to a 1956 De Soto Adventurer. More »

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Car of the Week: 1963 Studebaker Avanti R2


It probably isn’t 100 percent accurate to call Jason Ford’s 1963 Studebaker Avanti his “daily driver.” But it’s close. The Luxemburg, Wis., resident doesn’t drive his stunning gray Avanti when there is salt or sand on the Wisconsin roads, and he usually has to shut the car down for at least a few weeks in the dead of winter. More »

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Studebaker collector loses 50 cars in fire

Fire destroyed 50 Studebaker cars in David Walker's collection on Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Chesnee, S.C. (Photo courtesy upstate.com)

CHESNEE, S.C. – Authorities estimate 50 Studebakers were among items destroyed in a fire at the classic car shop owned by longtime Studebaker Drivers Club member David Walker. More »

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Studebaker Museum receives ‘exquisite’ donation


It had been on The Studebaker National Museum’s “wish list” for years. So when Charlie Hayes spotted an ad for the fully restored 1932 Studebaker President St. Regis Brougham, he contacted the owners immediately. Today, the extraordinary classic is proudly displayed in the museum. More »

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Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles

SEMA ACTION NETWORK UPDATE Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles Michigan, the birthplace to many of the collector cars we cherish, has introduced legislation (S.B. 1146) that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles … More »

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Car of the Week: 1947 Studebaker pickup


Aside from the fact that he really digs it, Terry Frye has plenty of good reasons to never part with his handsome 1947 Studebaker M-5 pickup. Frye toiled for about four years during his spare time to get the truck looking like it does today, and letting it go, even for a profit, would be tough to do. More »

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Car of the Week: 1953 Studebaker convertible

The most often-heard remark Steve Hudson hears from serious Studebaker people about his unusual convertible is that it’s "the car Studebaker should have made." More »

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