Started on July 28 by CAM777

1954 Studebaker Regal Starlight Model C


The Nelson Family’s Studebaker named “Lewey!” Flat top 350 small block chevy engine; Muncie trans; 9” Ford rear. Currently holds 6 land speed records at Maxton, NC. Top speed: 168.202mph :) See video at:

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Aug. 4, 2009, 4:39 a.m.

New highest speed - 179.644 mph at Loring

Aug. 7, 2009, 4:42 p.m.

I am lusting for this ride....

Sept. 15, 2009, 11:28 a.m.

Ah, but the name is misleading. This Stude was actually designed by Bob Bourke, an employee of Loewy, yes, but Loewy had little to do with the car's design. Not that you want to car "Berky", I'm sure. Cool car, in any case.

Nov. 30, 2009, 1:52 a.m.

Nothing like the 1950s Studebakers. The look is way ahead of their times.

Dec. 23, 2009, 12:41 p.m.

Trust Mr Nelson to put together a low buck rod this capable and beautiful. Kudos!

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