Fort Lauderdale

Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center
29 - 30 March 2019
Lot 3021

1963 Studebaker Avanti R2 'Supercharged'


$104,500 USD | Sold

United States | Fort Lauderdale, Florida



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  • Highly desirable 289 cu. in. supercharged V-8 engine; automatic transmission
  • Features a one-off Targa Roof as shown in the original Raymond Loewy designs that were never put into production
  • Sold new through Lloyd Pearson Studebaker - Mercedes-Benz - Volvo in Pasadena, CA to E.M. Pierce of Pasadena, CA on 12/21/63
  • Purchased from Pierce’s estate by John Rutledge of Santa Ana, CA on 9/14/78
  • Subsequently sold to Robert Hickman of Thousand Oaks, CA in 1996
  • Copy of original window sticker, bill of sale, books and original manuals
  • Factory air conditioning unit added to the car in the early 2000s
  • Repainted in 2018; retains original interior
  • Electric washer; power steering and brakes
  • Three long-term owners from new
Addendum: Please note that the title is in transit.