1983 Studebaker Avanti

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1983 Studebaker Avanti

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Mon Dec 21, 2020 12:31 pm

Really love these. Seen one on Fantom Works and fell in love with it. Stunning car !!

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Re: 1983 Studebaker Avanti

Post by Stish704 » Mon Dec 21, 2020 12:59 pm

I do like that!

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Re: 1983 Studebaker Avanti

Post by andyd » Mon Dec 21, 2020 1:26 pm

Saw it on Fantomworks too but can't decide if i like it or not :headscratch:

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Re: 1983 Studebaker Avanti

Post by Jasonmarie » Mon Dec 21, 2020 2:29 pm

Yes they are nice have almost a Alfa look about them , was the pinto engine fitted ? :lol:
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Re: 1983 Studebaker Avanti

Post by Mc Tool » Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:43 pm

Ah Nick πŸ˜† , I can see why that would appeal to you, same colour as your car ,AND it seems you have a kindred spirit over the ditch.......another ocd nutter who also licks his car clean πŸ˜‚. I dont like it , them headlights .....nah , and the back is weird . Unless it got a stupidly big engine ( odds on it does being the usual yank substitute for handling and finesse ) Id much ( much much much ) rather have your car .πŸ˜ƒ.......and it is christmas πŸŒ²β›„πŸ˜
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Re: 1983 Studebaker Avanti

Post by andyd » Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:55 pm

Looking at it again, I like this bit :cool:
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Re: 1983 Studebaker Avanti

Post by Peter-S » Mon Dec 21, 2020 6:03 pm

andyd wrote: ↑
Mon Dec 21, 2020 1:26 pm
can't decide if i like it or not :headscratch:
I'm not having any problems reaching a decision. Sorry Nick but ....
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Re: 1983 Studebaker Avanti

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Tue Dec 22, 2020 1:21 am

Mc Tool wrote: ↑
Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:43 pm
Ah Nick πŸ˜† , I can see why that would appeal to you, same colour as your car ,AND it seems you have a kindred spirit over the ditch.......another ocd nutter who also licks his car clean πŸ˜‚. I dont like it , them headlights .....nah , and the back is weird . Unless it got a stupidly big engine ( odds on it does being the usual yank substitute for handling and finesse ) Id much ( much much much ) rather have your car .πŸ˜ƒ.......and it is christmas πŸŒ²β›„πŸ˜
:lol: :lol: Thanks Hamish.... I think :wave:

Mate this one has had a few modifications at the point of sale and is listed as 375bhp.!! Avanti did have v8 engines and in the 60's was one of the quickest about topping out at about 170mph which back then was quite something. They had an even quicker suped up model which was even quicker :shock:

Think this '83 model they called Avanti II and I do really love em mate as they certainly turn heads and do cause a bit of a stir with its love it or hate it lines and curves.
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Re: 1983 Studebaker Avanti

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Tue Dec 22, 2020 1:23 am

Peter-S wrote: ↑
Mon Dec 21, 2020 6:03 pm
andyd wrote: ↑
Mon Dec 21, 2020 1:26 pm
can't decide if i like it or not :headscratch:
I'm not having any problems reaching a decision. Sorry Nick but ....
But what Peter............ :lol:
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Re: 1983 Studebaker Avanti

Post by D366Y » Tue Dec 22, 2020 8:39 am

I like it!

I even found you one to buy Nick ;)
https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1253614
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Re: 1983 Studebaker Avanti

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Thu Dec 24, 2020 1:14 am

D366Y wrote: ↑
Tue Dec 22, 2020 8:39 am
I like it!

I even found you one to buy Nick ;)
https://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C1253614
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