1970 Studebaker Avanti II

During the 1970 model year there were 117 Avanti's produced. Each car being built to specific customer specifications.

The car is equipped with a 350 cubic-inch engine generating about 450 horsepower. It is also equipped with a Muncie four-speed transmission with a 3:73 ratio rear-end.

The car was originally sold in California, in January 1970 for $9,460. The current owner has all the original paperwork, including the Bill of Sale. The car was restored in 1991, at that time a factory original Paxton Supercharger was added to the engine. The car received a National 1st place award at the Studebaker's Drivers Club Show.

Related Reading : Studebaker Avanti History

Studebaker came into existence in the very early 1800s where they specialized in making wagons for the Union Army during the Civil War. The company later switched over to producing automobiles and by the 1920s had built a reputation for making a fairly good car at a reasonable price. As the 1920s came to a close, the Great Depression coupled with stiff competition made business difficult for the....
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Related Reading : Studebaker Avanti History

The Studebaker marquis had been in the business for over 100 years before the Avanti was debuted. In the mid-1950s the company lacked the economy of scale of the bigger U.S. automakers like General Motors and couldnt compete with their prices. They managed to tread water by producing compact economy Lark models that sold remarkably well for the times until 1961 when their volume fell by more than....
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$830-$7,140
1970 Avanti II
$7,140-$28,120
1970 Studebaker Avanti II Base Price : $7,140

Model Year Production

#1#2#3Studebaker
1975Chevrolet (1,755,773)Toyota (1,714,836)Ford (1,569,608)
1974Chevrolet (2,333,839)Ford (2,179,791)Renault (1,355,799)
1973Chevrolet (2,579,509)Ford (2,349,815)Fiat (1,390,251)
1972Chevrolet (2,420,564)Ford (2,246,563)Fiat (1,368,216)
1971Ford (2,054,351)Chevrolet (1,830,319)Volkswagen (1,128,784)
1970Ford (2,096,184)Chevrolet (1,451,305)Volkswagen (1,193,853)
1969Chevrolet (2,092,947)Ford (1,826,777)Volkswagen (1,241,580)
1968Chevrolet (2,139,290)Ford (1,753,334)Volkswagen (1,191,854)
1967Chevrolet (2,206,639)Ford (1,730,224)Toyota (1,068,321)
1966Ford (2,212,415)Chevrolet (2,206,639)Volkswagen (1,168,146)8,947
1965Chevrolet (2,375,118)Ford (2,170,795)Volkswagen (1,174,687)19,435

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