Great story! I can’t imagine moving in one, they’re not exactly spacious for cargo.
I didn’t realize it’d been done with a VW.
Why do I feel like this would do wheelies and stoppies pretty easily? And honestly I kinda want to go push it over. Not out of spite - but just because it looks like you can.
Yeah if it was a Studebaker Avanti, it would say Studebaker in the back like this:
Production was extremely low, 120-150 a year on average, if I remember correctly. Avanti bought up all the inventory when Studebaker ended car production.
The Interceptor was a very interesting automobile. Could be had with AWD in the 60's!
Its a fairly early one, before the 80s facelift and before the new 5mph bumpers from the early 70s. The only really major change from Studebaker Avanti to Avanti II was swapping the Studebaker drivetrain for a GM one. Otherwise, they were built in the same factory, with the same tooling, on the same Lark convertible… Read more
I can kinda see the lines they were going for, but the car needs to be wider. As a result it’s too long and tall and somehow both curvy and rectilinear at the same time.
One was nice and one was a heap. Both were silver.