Rare and desirable supercharged Avanti R2 in its original colors with matching-numbers engine and four-speed manual transmission.
Our featured 1963 Avanti is a genuine and highly desirable, numbers matching R2 4-speed example that has received a great deal of restoration work, with careful attention paid to preserving original and correct components. The car has seen regular, sympathetic use and maintenance and remains in wonderful order. Copies of the original build sheets and dealer invoices confirm this car’s correct, original specification (supercharged, floor shift four speed manual). Finished in its original colors of turquoise over a handsome turquoise and beige interior, this is a super-attractive example of Studebaker’s most famous car. The fiberglass body is straight and free of typical waves and warping that sometimes afflicts these cars, while the gaps and panel fit are consistent and even. Paint work, in the original Turquoise, is very well presented and the car rides on factory steel wheels fitted with the signature Avanti polished wheel covers and wrapped with proper narrow whitewall tires.