Sold For: $16,500
1964 Studebaker Daytona Convertible Very Rare Indeed
When was the last time that you saw one of these? I am pleased to present this 1964 Studebaker Daytona Convertible. This car has been beautifully restored and was quite a pleasure to drive with it's 259 V-8 motor. Finished in white with red vinyl interior and white top, this Studebaker is quite rare with only 703 examples produced with only 417 produced in the US (this one being a US produced car).
This car is well documented with original owners manual and also includes a copy of the original build sheet (see picture). The build sheet shows that the car came from the factory with:
According to the owner (and the build sheet), this car was originally delivered in Florida. At some point early in it's life, it resided in California, South Carolina and then Michigan where it was restored. It now resides in Illinois.
Base Price: $2,797
Type: OHV V-8, cast-iron block and cylinder heads
Displacement: 259 cubic inches
Valvetrain: Solid lifters
Main bearings: 5
Fuel system: Stromberg WW6 2-bbl
Lubrication system: Full pressure
Electrical system: 12-volt
Type: Flightomatic 3-speed automatic, column shift
Ratios 1st: 2.40:1
Type: Hypoid, semi-floating
Type: Saginaw recirculating ball, power assist
Turns, lock-to-lock: 4.4
Turning circle: 37.5 feet
Type: Hydraulic, power assist
Front: 11.5-inch disc
Rear: 11-inch drum
Chassis & Body:
Construction: Box-section ladder frame with separate steel body
Body style: Five-seat, two-door convertible
Layout: Front engine, rear-wheel drive
Front: Independent, coil springs with upper and lower unequal-length A arms, anti-roll bar, tubular shocks
Rear: Solid axle, four-leaf semi-elliptic springs, tubular shocks
Wheels & Tires:
Wheels: Steel, 15 x 4½ inches
Tires: 6.00 x 15 inch 2-ply
Weights & Measures:
Wheelbase: 109 inches
Overall length: 190 inches
Overall width: 71.5 inches
Overall height: 54.7 inches
Front track: 57.37 inches
Rear track: 56.56 inches
Curb weight: 3,320 pounds
Crankcase: 6 quarts
Cooling system: 15 quarts
Fuel tank: 18 gallons
Gearbox: 18 pints
Rear axle: 2.5 pints
1964 Daytona Convertibles-703, of which 647 were powered by V-8s, and 55 by straight-sixes
1964 Studebaker Daytona Convertible - Super Rare - Beautifully Restored
Even with the Top Up - It Looks Great
Restored Red Vinyl Interior - Super Shape
259 Powerplant and Some Great Original Insignias as well as a Copy of the Original Build Sheet
Some Underside Shots as well as Wheel Well Pics which are Normally Pretty Rough - These Appear Very Solid
- A very rare Studebaker indeed
- Very nice overall condition - exterior, interior, engine, chrome etc.
- Unless you are going to a Studebaker gathering, I"ll bet you'll be the only in attendance with one of these
- Car currently has bias ply tires - owner will swap out for radials if buyer desires radials
- Car drives great and burns no oil
Vehicle Condition - - I have personally inspected, photographed, and driven this Studebaker. I can say with first hand experience that this car is in very nice condition with a nice amount of original documentation. If you like to stand out in a crowd of Chevelle, Mustangs, Corvettes etc, this is the right car. Please note that my comments should not take the place of an inspection. I am not an expert but an enthusiast and I did not conduct any type of mechanical inspection.
Please feel free to ask questions prior to bidding. I will make sure to get every questions answered in a timely basis.
I invite and encourage any interested party to inspect this car in Oak Brook Terrace, IL. and determine for yourself that this car is in super condition. Seeing, hearing and driving will give you all the information you need to make a decision - just don't wait too long. No disappointments here.
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This item is being sold as is, where is with no warranty, expressed written or implied unless there is a warranty in effect from the factory. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness, or defects herein, and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, imperfection, defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected this item, and to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value and to bid based upon that judgement solely. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the item.