Studebaker Car Club Of New South Wales


Year 1935

1B Commander 8.


2 door, 2 Passenger, Roadster,

with dicky seat.  6 Wheel equipped.


Studebaker 8 cyl side valve,

250 ci (4.1 L)

107 hp @ tba rpm.

Gearbox 3sp, Syncro on 2nd and 3rd.
Diff. Ratio 4.45:1
Wheelbase 120" (3048 mm)

Foot - 4 Wheel hydraulic, 12.125" Dia Lockheed.

Hand - Internal rears, by cable.

Weight 3,420 lb (1,550 kg)
Wheels 7.00 x 16"
Tyre Size 7.00 x 16" Whitewalls
Origin USA, Australian built body.

























History of this Vehicle


1935 - 19??



19?? - 1972

Previously owned by John Brodribb from Brisbane, who successfully raced the vehicle in RACQ trials, and probably had the body built by a Brisbane body builder.


The last person to drive the car on the road was Alex Hood of Castle Hill in the sixties, it changed hands a couple of times between him and Frank Illich from the Endeavour Museum.

1972 - Today

Currently owned by Sydney club member who fully rebuilt the vehicle over 14 years, and uses it regularly on full registration for club and social outings.


For photo's on the rebuild of this magnificent vehicle, click >here<.


If you would like to contact the owner of this vehicle, please email to address shown on our Contact Us page, and include this vehicle reference 35com-jg01 in your message.



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