Studebaker

Gilmore Museum takes trip back in time

Second Annual Donald Gilmore Pre-1942 Showcase on Saturday, May 20 HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. _  On Saturday May 20, The Gilmore Car Museum, near Kalamazoo,  will hold its second annual “Donald Gilmore Pre-1942 Showcase,” a one-day event which welcomes original vehicles 75 to 125 years old to spend the day driving within its historic campus. “You’ll...

Avanti Meet set for South Bend, Ind.

SOUTH BEND, Ind. _  The Avanti Owners Association International will be holding their Annual International Meet May 3-5 in South Bend. This show is in conjunction with the 53rd Annual Studebaker Drivers Club Meet and the Antique Studebaker Club International Meet. There will be over 182 AOAI members and 72 Avantis ranging from 1963...

Car of the Week: 1963 Studebaker Avanti

By Brian Earnest Studebaker enthusiasts have a reputation for being among the most brand-loyal car lovers around. Chances are, if you run into a “Studebaker guy,” he’s owned a bunch of them in his life, and odds are good he still has more than one at home. Studebaker lovers always seem to have cars...

Sublime Studebakers: Exhibit spotlights Raymond Loewy Era

The Studebaker National Museum opened Sublime Studebakers: The Raymond Loewy Era exhibit showcasing the legendary industrial designer’s tenure with the Studebaker Corporation. The exhibit runs through June 4. The exhibit features archival images as well as original Studebaker Design Dept. artwork and artifacts which tell the story of Raymond Loewy Associates design work for Studebaker....

The Ron Hackenberger Collection Auction

By Yvette VanDerBrink A Candy Store of Rare, Unique, Micro, Orphan, & Amazing Cars & Trucks For many guys, who just want one classic car in their garage to work with, one is enough. Then there is Ron Hackenberger, cars to him were like being a kid in a candy store and he just...

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum undergoing makeover

According to an article on www.indianalandmarks.org, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is undergoing a major makeover. The Museum is creating a more streamlined experience. Earlier this year they dropped the “Hall of Fame” from their name and re-branded themselves as the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum. They have also updated their logo and opened a new...

On A Lark

By John Gunnell We were in the 6th grade when the American “compact cars” were being developed in Detroit. Well, we shouldn’t say “Detroit” because the first of the car to hit the market was the Studebaker Lark—and it was built in South Bend, Ind. Now for history’s sake, we should point out that...

Studebaker Club is Driven to Success

By John Gunnell There are two types of cars in the old-car hobby, the ones that ride from show to show inside a trailer and the ones that are driven and enjoyed as running and functioning road machines. The Studebaker Drivers Club (www.studebakerdriversclub.com) is a successful hobby organization that has built its membership on...