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1963-1964 Studebaker Avanti


1963-1964 Studebaker Avanti Specifications
The Avanti boasted the best V-8 engine Studebaker had, the faithful 289.
The Avanti boasted the best V-8 engine Studebaker had, the faithful 289.
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The 1963-1964 Studebaker Avanti featured a uniquely styled fiberglass body and powerful V-8 engine. Unfortunately, production problems slowed the Avanti's delivery to dealers and kept production numbers down.

Specifications

Engines: all ohv V-8; 1963-64 289 cid (3.56 × 3.63), 240/290 bhp; 1964 304.5 cid (3.65 × 3.63), 335 bhp

Transmissions: 4-speed manual; 3-speed automatic optional

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

Suspension rear: live axle leaf springs

Brakes: front disc/rear drum

Wheelbase (in.): 109.0

Weight (lbs.): 3140-3195

Top speed (mph): 115-120

0-60 mph (sec): 7.0-8.0

Production: 1963 3,834; 1964 809

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