1963 Studebaker Avanti Sport Coupe Vehicle Profile

1963 Studebaker Avanti photograph

1963 Studebaker Avanti photograph

1963 Studebaker Avanti photograph

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Sport Coupe
In 1736 three hardy Studenbecker men sailed from Germany for Philadelphia. One of their descendants was John Studebaker who eventually settled in South Bend, Indiana. In 1852 he began what would become a prosperous wagon-making business with his five sons.

They entered the car business in 1903, first with electric cars, then with gas-power a year later. Trucks and then buses, fire engines, and even small-rail locomotives followed. Over the next fifty years a well-respected reputation for quality was slowly built.

The dashing Avanti - meaning 'forward' in Italian - debuted in 1962. Its 289 CID OHV engine came in four versions and such was its stunning design that orders soon outnumbered those for the new Corvette. However, delays with the fiberglass body caused many buyers to switch to the new Sting Ray.

The Avanti included a roll bar, aircraft-style instrumentation and disc brakes. This car had the R2 package - which meant 290 horsepower of Paxton supercharger idling under the hood. The compression ratio was a modest 9.0:1 to handle the belt-driven blower. It makes 303 lb-ft of torque; does 0-60 in 6.3 seconds and tops out at 158 mph. 3,834 Avanti's were built, costing an average of $4,445.

This car was the fourth one built and was assigned to the New York Studebaker office for publicity appearances. Options included tinted glass, power steering, seat belts, limited slip differential, radio and the supercharger. The current owner has owned a number of Avanti's including an R2 that was lost in a fire.


No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

2019 2
2018 2
2017 3
2016 6
2015 6
2014 3
2013 4
2012 3
2011 6
2009 1

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1963 sales)
1963 Studebaker Avanti
Sold for $29,700
  2019 Mecum : Louisville
 
1963 Studebaker Avanti
Sold for $20,900
  2019 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1963 Studebaker Avanti R1
Chassis#: R4787
Sold for $24,750
  2018 RM Auctions : Auburn Fall
 
1963 STUDEBAKER AVANTI R2 SUPER CHARGED
Sold for $35,175
  2018 McCormick's Auction # 64
 
1963 Studebaker Avanti R1
Sold for $35,000
  2017 Mecum : Louisville
 
1963 STUDEBAKER AVANTI
Chassis#: 63R3842
Sold for $26,400
  2017 Dragone Lime Rock Park
 
1963 Studebaker Avanti R1
Sold for $5,775
  2017 Auctions America : Auburn Spring
 
1963 Studebaker Avanti
Chassis#: 63R1908
Sold for $16,500
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Motor City
1963 Studebaker Avanti image  1963 Studebaker Avanti image  
1963 Studebaker Avanti R-2
Sold for $3
  2016 Silver Auction - Missoula
 
1963 STUDEBAKER AVANTI CUSTOM COUPE
Chassis#: 63R2506
Sold for $28,600
  2016 Barrett-Jackson : Palm Beach
 
1963 Studebaker Avanti
Sold for $17,250
  2016 Silver Auction - Arizona in January 2016
 
1963 STUDEBAKER AVANTI CUSTOM COUPE
Chassis#: R3741
Sold for $33,000
  2016 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1963 STUDEBAKER AVANTI
Sold for $8,400
  2015 McCormick's Auction # 59
 
1963 Studebaker Avanti R1
Sold for $8,800
  2015 Auctions America - Fort Lauderdale
 
1963 Studebaker Avanti
Sold for $10,000
  2015 Silver Auction - Arizona in the Spring
 
1963 STUDEBAKER AVANTI
Chassis#: 63R1544NE
Sold for $19,800
  2015 Barrett-Jackson - Scottsdale
 
1963 Studebaker Avanti S/C Coupe
Sold for $17,490
  2015 Russo & Steele : Scottsdale
 
1963 AMC Avanti Coupe
Sold for $6,600
  2015 Russo & Steele : Scottsdale
 
1963 Studebaker Avanti
Chassis#: 63R3150
Sold for $22,000
  2014 RM Auctions - Hershey
 
1963 STUDEBAKER AVANTI 2 DOOR SEDAN
Chassis#: 63R3906
Sold for $21,450
  2014 Barrett-Jackson - Reno Tahoe
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1963 Studebaker Avanti's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1963 Studebaker Avanti R163R25692019 Dan Kruse Classics : Permian Basin$18,000  
1963 Studebaker AvantiR38282017 Mecum : Los Angeles$30,000  
1963 Studebaker AvantiR38282016 Mecum : Anaheim$22,500  
1963 Studebaker Avanti Supercharged 2016 Russo & Steele : Newport Beach   
1963 Studebaker Avanti 2014 Auctions America : California$20,000  
1963 Studebaker Avanti 2014 Silver Auction Arizona in January$22,000  
1963 Studebaker Avanti Supercharged 289 CIR369382013 Mecum Auction Anaheim 2013$42,000  
1963 Studebaker Avanti Coupe 2013 Mecum Auctions Monterey$45,000  
1963 Studebaker Avanti 2 Door 2013 MidAmerica Auctions 27th Annual Twin Cities Classic Car Auction$13,000  
1963 Studebaker Avanti 289/289 HP, 4-Speed 2012 Mecum Des Moines, IA$20,000  
1963 Studebaker Avanti 2012 Mecum Auctions Kissimmee Florida$9,700  
1963 STUDEBAKER AVANTI COUPE 2011 Auctions America Fall Carlisle$19,000  
1963 Studebaker Avanti R2 Coupe 2011 Dana Mecum's Original Spring Classic Auction 24th Year$17,000  
1963 Studebaker Avanti63R14112011 Silver Auction Puyallup$13,000  
1963 Studebaker Avanti R3 Custom Coupe63R37Y12011 Worldwide Auctions The Classics at the Trump Taj Mahal   
1963 Studebaker Avanti 2011 Mecum Auctions Kissimmee, FL Auction   
1963 Studebaker Avanti 2-Door 2011 Mecum Auctions Kissimmee, FL Auction$10,500  
1963 STUDEBAKER AVANTI63R14112010 Silver Auction Puyallup$14,000  
1963 Studebaker Avanti 2010 Peterson Cars Roseburg 2010   
1963 Studebaker Avanti Coupe 2010 Mecum Dana Mecum's Original Spring Classic Auction$60,000  
1963 STUDEBAKER AVANTI 2010 Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions February 2010$25,000  
1963 STUDEBAKER AVANTI 2010 McCormick's Auction #48$25,000  
1963 STUDEBAKER AVANTIR46642009 Silver Auction Arizona in January$8,300  
1963 Studebaker Avanti Coupe 2008 Mecum Muscle Cars & More Live TV Episode 3$16,500  
1963 Studebaker Avanti 2D 2006 Toronto International Fall Classic Car Auction$13,000  

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