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1950-1951 Studebaker Commander


1950-1951 Studebaker Commander Specifications
The Regal DeLuxe convertible filled out the 1950 Studebaker Commander line.
The Regal DeLuxe convertible filled out the 1950 Studebaker Commander line.
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The 1950-1951 Studebaker Commander was known mostly for its bullet nose, but performance was surprisingly pleasant.

Specifications

1951 Engine: L-head six, 245.6 cid (3.31 × 4.75), 102 bhp

1951 Engine: ohv V-8, 232.6 cid (3.38 × 3.25), 120 bhp

Transmission: 3-speed manual; overdrive and 2-speed “Automatic Drive” (from mid-1950) optional

Suspension front: upper and lower A-arms, coil springs

Suspension rear: live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs

Brakes: front/rear drums

1950 Wheelbase (in.): 120.0 (Land Cruiser 124.0)

1951 Wheelbase (in.): 115.0 (Land Cruiser 119.0)

Weight (lbs.): 3,215-3,375

Top speed (mph): 85 (1951 100)

0-60 mph (sec): 16 (1951 13)

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