Lot 657: 1963 Studebaker Avanti R-2

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Advertised as “America’s Most Advanced Car”

Designed by Raymond Loewy. Only 1,552 R-2s were built in 1963. Andy Granatelli set 29 speed records with a stock Avanti much like this car.

This Avanti features a fiberglass body, supercharged R-1 motor. The car also comes with a new Paxton supercharger, air cleaner, brackets and rebuilt R-2 carburetor to bring ot back to the correct R-2 configuration.

Lots of new parts included:
•Spare 289 Short Block

Overall a very nice car.