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The 1950s Studebaker Champion holds a special place in the hearts of car enthusiasts for a multitude of reasons. Whether you’re a seasoned hot rodder, a passionate racer, or simply appreciate classic style, there’s something undeniably appealing about these iconic vehicles.

Built for Speed and Style:

  • Aerodynamic Advantage: The Champion’s sleek, sloping design wasn’t just for aesthetics. It offered a distinct aerodynamic advantage, making it a favorite among racers seeking to push the limits on the track.
  • V8 Power Potential: Under that distinctive hood lies the potential for housing a powerful V8 engine, transforming the Champion into a true performance machine. This combination of form and function is a major draw for hot rodders looking to create unique and exhilarating rides.

Under The Skin:

For street rodders, the appeal of the Studebaker Champion is historic. These cars possess a certain undeniable coolness factor, with their timeless design and distinctive character. This particular car has been fitted with a modern front suspension and Flaming River electric power steering. Disc brakes and custom wheels add to the road-going capability, while a Demon carburetor-topped small block Chevy V8 provides the power. Vintage Air A/C keeps everyone cool inside.

A Studebaker Gets a New Lease on Life:

Here at the V8 Speed and Resto Shop, we share the passion for these remarkable vehicles. As evidenced by the stunning gray 1953 Studebaker Champion currently undergoing a complete repaint and detailed restoration in our shop, we understand the importance of preserving and enhancing the character of these classics.

Your Dream Restoration Awaits:

Whether you own a street rod, a classic car, or a hot rod yearning for a refresh, we’re here to help. We’re passionate about bringing your automotive vision to life, and we’d love to chat about the possibilities and turn your dreams into reality.

So, if you’re looking for a shop that understands and appreciates the timeless appeal of the Studebaker Champion, or any other classic car, get in touch with the V8 Speed and Resto Shop today!

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Hold onto your surfboards and beach umbrellas, because we’re diving headfirst into a restoration project that’s sure to turn heads! We’re thrilled to announce that a stunning 1963 Buick LeSabre Station Wagon mild restomod is rolling into the V8 Speed and Resto Shop for a complete exterior refresh.

These 1960s wagons are the epitome of cool, offering spacious comfort and timeless style. But let’s be honest, even the coolest classics need some love after years on the road. This beauty is no exception, and we’re excited to bring its original shine back to life.

The plan? A meticulous repaint in its factory-fresh color will be the star of the show. But that’s not all! We’ll also be meticulously restoring the trim, ensuring every detail gleams like new. We have a few other surprises up our sleeves, but let’s just say this iconic wagon will be ready to cruise in style once again.

Stay tuned as we document this exciting journey! We’ll be sharing behind-the-scenes glimpses, restoration tips, and of course, the final reveal of this magnificent Buick LeSabre. Buckle up, gearheads, and get ready for a trip down memory lane – with a twist of modern magic!

P.S. Have a classic car that needs some TLC? We’d love to hear about it! Drop a comment below and tell us about your dream restoration project.