EXCLUSIVE: 1948 Studebaker Champion Convertible

From The Seller: I acquired this car as a birthday gift on my 30th. That was 42 years ago! It has never been restored. It was driven into dry storage at that time, I moved 30 years ago and the car was then driven into our pole building where it is now. My husband passed away and I reluctantly have to sell it. Sadly he only was healthy enough to clean it up, but not to do the restoration it needs. I don’t know much about its condition. I think for its age it is in pretty good shape though.

We hope this sweet Stude finds a good home! The car is located in Cecil Wisconsin and Cheryl is asking $5k. You can contact her using the form below if you’re interested.

  • Asking Price: $5,000
  • Location: Cecil, Wis.
  • Mileage: approx. 60,000
  • Title Status: Clean

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  1. David Zornig

    Presumably gone already as the photos do not load.

    • Jesse Mortensen Jesse Mortensen Staff

      No, it’s still available. We just listed it. Thanks.

      Like 3
  2. Gaspumpchas Hulsizer

    Five grand, what a temptation. Some more pics to come hopefully. Good luck to the new owner Great Affordable project!!

    Like 2
  3. Ken Cwrney

    A real bargain at that price. From what I
    can see here, the tin worm didn’t eat very
    much of it. These cars were nice drivers
    and economical to run. Make mine butter yellow with a red leather interior. Cheryl
    won’t have much trouble selling this little
    gem. Not at that price..

    Like 3
  4. Yabba Dabba

    I don’t remember ever seeing one of these as a kid. All I remember are the later ones with the torpedo grill. I think it’s a great looker, and the design appears to be ahead of its time, based on other American post WWII car designs.

    I hope someone gives it the love it deserves, and restores it to its original 1948 Studebaker self.

    Like 1
  5. Bob McK Member

    When was the last time you saw one of these? Nice rare find. This will make a really good restoration project.

    Like 1
  6. Red Riley

    I wish I had room for it. Probably wouldn’t take much to have it running and driving as a survivor.

    Like 1
  7. dr fine

    It has the same naked lady hood ornament as grandad’s ’52 Nash Rambler Country Club Coupe. Did Nash and Studebaker buy them from the same source?

    • Vincent H

      This is not the correct hood ornament for a Studebaker.

      Like 2

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