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    SEMA: 1951 Studebaker fastback is the woody that never was
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    A 1951 Studebaker fastback might not be the first vehicle to come to mind when we think "Woody," but here one sits on the SEMA show floor. There's a reason for that: Studebaker didn't make a woody or a fastback in 1951, according to Hot Rod. Hill's Rod & Custom came up with the creation, ...

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    Video: 1930 Studebaker promo film is trippy
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    The conductor and orchestra – and the chap who's tap-dancing on the rear fender – are life sized. The Studebaker they're having a ball in and on, however, is ginormous; it's a massive wooden prop for a promo film from 1930 called Wild Flowers, and a wonderfully cheesy reminder of the ...

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    Studebaker Motor Company resuscitated, looking for investors
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    The annals of automotive history are filled with nameplates that weren't quite able to survive the boom and bust nature of the business, especially here in the United States. One of the most successful orphaned automakers was Studebaker, remembered fondly for such design gems as the bullet-nosed ...

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    Report: Steps taken to formally preserve giant Indiana Studebaker sign
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    Perhaps the most beautiful thing Studebaker ever did was the Avanti, but certainly the biggest thing it ever did was plant a "Studebaker" sign composed of nearly 5,000 trees. The leafy advertisement resides in what is now a park in St. Joseph County, Indiana, but was Studebaker's proving grounds ...

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    SEMA 2008: Choppin' Block '31 Studebaker Model 54
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    Click above for high-res gallery of this really low Stude
    Toyo Tires has one of the coolest booths at SEMA this year. We already showed you the Tetsu Bentley they have on display, but they also have a sweet Evo and GT-R, a custom Cayenne and this beautiful hot rod. It's based on a 1931 ...

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    Survey: Bring back Oldsmobile, Studebaker
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    Brand revival has become a hot trend in the automotive industry, but while European marques like MINI, Maybach, Bugatti and Spyker have returned to the limelight, American automakers have yet to climb on board. According to this Brandjunkie survey conducted by Interbrand's website brandchannel.com, ...

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    Icon of design: A brief look back at the Studebaker Avanti
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    Click the image above for more high-res pics.During a recent excursion back east, we had the opportunity to be in the presence of one of the most iconic automobile designs of the 20th century: the Studebaker Avanti. Worshiped by some and derided by others, Raymond Loewy's masterpiece was ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: Studebaker Taurus
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    click the pic above to see a galleryStudebaker mash-ups with later Ford vehicles aren't an entirely new idea, but we've never seen something quite like this. The seller of this car should be beaten with a sand-filled hose for attempted robbery. $7500 for a Stude-nosed Taurus wagon with a ratty ...

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    Kit Carnival: Odd bullet-nose Stude replica in NYC
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    Click for gallerySo there I was, exiting Madison Square Garden after watching my Rangers have their season ended at the hand of Chris Drury and the Buffalo Sabres. As I walked east on 33rd street, I couldn't help but notice the orange bullet-nosed Studebaker Business Coupe stopped at the corner. ...

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    Curses! Avanti's planned comeback may be foiled
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    Avanti, the originators of the "continuation" model concept, are facing a potential setback in their planned re-emergence. There were plans in the works to unveil a car at the Chicago Auto Show, but that's been put on hold. It appears that Avanti CEO Michael Kelly has been charged with being a ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 1957 Bonaguro Special
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    This sensational one-off 1950's custom is a hand-crafted built over the course of six years (1957-1963) by one man - John Bonaguro. If you're picking out elements from other cars of its time, you're not alone-- the designer cribbed a 1955 Oldsmobile Rocket V8 and transmission for motivation, the ...

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    eBay find of the day: 1951 Studebaker Champion
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    Autoblog reader Phez turned us on to this 1951 Studebaker Champion... and boy, does it look like it could prove the old adage that restoring a car is a labor of love. The odometer reads a repectable 56,600 and the engine is an inline 6-cylinder, so if the mechanical stuff runs right it ...

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    Crazy BABE seeks bangers to mash from Big Apple to New Orleans
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    National road rallies are nothing new for North American enthusiasts. Brock Yates' Cannonball Run offshoot, the One Lap Of America has been plugging away in earnest for decades now. But for those without big budgets, trans-continental automotive hooliganism has remained somewhat ...

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