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1961 Studebaker Champ

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Manufacturer: Studebaker
Model: Champ
Year: 1961
Type: Pickup (Truck)
Color: Other
Mileage: 83,000
Engine: 318 V8
Transmission: Automatic
Interior Color: Other
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1961 Studebaker Champ
Stock #3705-ATL

1961 Studebaker Champ for Sale

Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS ENGINE:   318 V8 BODY STYLE :   Pickup Truck TRANSMISSION:  
Automatic
EXTERIOR COLOR:   ODOMETER READING:   83000 INTERIOR COLOR :   Black and Red    

VEHICLE FEATURES & OPTIONS

Power Steering. Front Disc Brakes. Tilt Wheel. Cloth Interior

SELLER REMARKS

In the early '60s. Studebaker needed a new truck to stay viable but didn't have the money to build one. The solution? The Champ. which took the existing pickup chassis and bed and grafted on a Lark front end. creating one of the coolest pickups of the decade. This 1961 Studebaker Champ pickup is mildly modified. creating a fascinating hybrid in more than a few ways.



The guy who built this truck was resourceful. we'll give him that. Starting with a Studebaker Champ is one thing. but then adding a '70s Camaro front clip. Dodge power. a Toyota seat. and a few other modern bits makes it really unique. The paint was probably done when the truck was built. and that was some years ago. so it looks the way an old truck should look. It's a little faded. there are some scratches and nicks on the bodywork. and a few areas have been touched up. but isn't that how a pickup is supposed to look? Perfection is nice. but it also renders the pickup useless as a tool. and this one has no such pretensions. The Lark nose has a rugged look that's instantly familiar and the bed with its flared rear fenders looks aggressive but also neatly styled. and we can't say the look isn't appealing. The rear bumper was removed. but it still carries its original 'STUDEBAKER' tailgate and the bed inside remarkably carries a drop-in bedliner so it's still ready to work.



The interior carries that aforementioned Toyota bench seat. but you can quickly see why it was selected. One. it looks right and two. there's a neat cut-out for the shifter on the floor. making this Champ feel sporty. A late-model GM tilt column and Grant GT steering wheel make it easy to get comfortable and the upright cab. which was essentially the front half of a Lark 4-door sedan. offers plenty of head room. Rubber mats protect the carpets. and the factory gauges look cool in their own round pods. There's heat under the dash. but otherwise this pickup is still as basic as it was when it was new. which. again. is why everyone loves old trucks. right? Get in and go. no worries.



There's plenty of power on tap from a 318 cubic inch Dodge V8 and it looks right at home in the Stude's engine bay. Finned valve covers and a chrome air cleaner are traditional ways to dress things up. and there's a new alternator down there. suggesting that someone wanted this truck reliable. It's basic. but they ensured reliability with a 4-barrel carburetor. dual reservoir master cylinder. and a giant radiator up front. so you shouldn't be afraid to take this one for a spin any time. Underneath. it has the aforementioned Camaro front subframe. complete with front disc brakes. and the transmission is a Chrysler 904 3-speed automatic. A two-in. two-out Flowmaster muffler gives it a nice V8 burgle and the suspension is simple and rugged. with leaf springs holding up a late-model rear end on lowering blocks. so it has a nice stance. GM Rally wheels with spinners fit well and look great with fat 215/70/15 front and 255/70/15 Uniroyal radials that really fill those fat fenders.



A perfect candidate for a makeover and a rather rare truck in its own right. It's unusual. fun to drive. and very affordable. making this a great choice for the guy who is never satisfied with the way things are. Call today!

1961 Studebaker Champ for Sale

 

1961 Studebaker Champ for Sale

Stock # 3705-ATL  
Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

TERMS OF SALE   Vehicle may be sold by Streetside Classic Cars prior to the end of the auction. Streetside Classic Cars reserves the right to end its auctions early or to cancel bids solely at its discretion and shall not be held liable for any such cancellation. The winning bidder is required to contact Streetside Classic Cars within 24 hours after the close of the auction to finalize the details of the transaction. A $500 Paypal deposit is required immediately upon selecting the Buy-It-Now option. The $500 Paypal deposit is non-refundable as ending an eBay auction and not buying the vehicle is very damaging to the seller. Any refunds will be at the sole discretion of Streetside Classic Cars and are not guaranteed. If winning bidder does not contact Streetside Classic Cars and submit deposit within 48 hours of auction close. vehicle may be made available to the next highest bidder or another qualified buyer on a first come. first serve basis. For balance of payment we will accept bank wire transfer (preferred). cashier's check. or personal check (vehicle shipment will be delayed until check clears). Streetside Classic Cars has represented this vehicle to the best of its ability. Prospective bidders are encouraged to contact us directly to provide additional information or answer any questions. Please be aware that all pre-owned vehicles. regardless of age. mileage. or manufacturer are subject to cosmetic wear and mechanical failure. Streetside Classic Cars encourages bidder to have a personal inspection completed prior to delivery to help ensure your satisfaction. Third party inspections are to take place prior to a vehicles shipment or delivery. All vehicles are sold "AS IS" and with no warranties expressed or implied. Final or winning bid price does not include shipping. tax. title. or registration fees. It is the purchaser's responsibility to provide for any state or local taxes and shipping expenses resulting from the sale. We can assist you in delivery through our network of private and commercial carriers. Most of them can deliver the vehicle to your driveway. We assume no responsibility for damages or delays incurred once a vehicle is in a shipper's custody. Streetside Classic Cars bears no liability and shall be held harmless for any complications. expenses. or damages resulting from a failure to meet these terms as they have been set forth and established herein. An additional documentation fee of $199 will be added to the purchase price at the time of sale.

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This site and all advertising information may be updated without notice whenever new information is obtained and may contain mistakes and inaccuracies. Information is provided to the best of our knowledge and that of the owners of the vehicles. and we make no warranty or representation regarding the accuracy. truth. or reliability of such information. We cannot be responsible for any errors. omissions. or inaccuracies contained in information provided by third parties. Streetside Classics is not an expert in the construction. engineering. finishes. materials. and componentry of every single vehicle we sell. It is the responsibility of the buyer to either inspect the vehicle personally or via a 3rd party. to ensure satisfaction to the condition and value. prior to purchase. Streetside Classics strives to perform extensive visual inspections on all vehicles we represent but we do not disassemble vehicles or components for inspection purposes and therefore it is always possible that there is hidden damage that is not readily apparent. All vehicles are sold AS-IS with no warranties expressed or implied.


WE WELCOME INTERNATIONAL BUYERS

As an international buyer. it is as easy to purchase a vehicle from us as it is for any domestic buyer.   Please call or email any one of our showrooms at:

Charlotte Showroom Phone:
001-704-598-2130

Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com

Atlanta Showroom Phone:
001-678-279-1609

Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com

Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom Phone:
001-817-764-8000

Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com

Tampa Showroom Phone:
001-813-501-1630

Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com

Nashville Showroom Phone:
001-615-930-0600

Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

Rest assured. you are dealing with one of the largest classic car dealerships in the United States with one of the largest (500+) vehicles on display. Our sales staff is very knowledgeable and can assist you in every aspect of the purchase.


International buyers welcome!
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If you decide to purchase from us. we require that you give us your complete name. address and phone numbers (home. office. mobile and fax) and a port of entry that handles containers. We do not ship vehicles open (RORO: Roll On Roll Off) due to risk of damage to vehicle and theft of parts.

All international purchases must be paid by bank wire transfer in US Dollar funds only.

Once we have received the funds. we will prepare the car for international shipment through one of our approved land and ocean carriers. We file all the necessary documents for export. deliver the car to a US port. secure it in containers and board an ocean carrier. We can land a vehicle to any port worldwide handling container traffic. We export cars regularly and are familiar with export requirements. You. or your agent. are responsible for Custom clearing the vehicle and registration in your own country.

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