1965-1969 Avanti II

Avanti's "any color you want so long as it's available" philosophy resulted in numerous examples being virtually one-of-a-kind automobiles.

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1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969 Avanti II Specifications

The 1965-1969 Avant IIs were custom built touring cars with luxury spoils and sporty acceleration. Only true connoisseurs can tell the difference between Avanti IIs and the original Avanti by Studebaker.


Engines: all, ohv V-8; 1965-1969, 327 cid (4.00 × 3.25), 300 bhp; 1969, 350 cid (4.00 × 3.48), 300 bhp

Transmissions: Borg-Warner 4-speed manual or “power-shift” 3-speed automatic

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

Suspension rear: live axle, leaf springs

Brakes: front discs, rear drums

Wheelbase (in.): 109.0

Weight (lbs): 3,181-3,217

Top speed (mph): 121-125

0-60 mph (sec): 7.5-8.8

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