Studebaker Car Club Of New South Wales


Year 1951

10G Champion Starlight.


2 door, 5 Passenger Coupe.


Studebaker 6 cyl side valve,

169.6 ci (2.8 L)

85 hp @ 4,000 rpm.

Gearbox 3sp, non-syncro??.
Diff. Ratio tba:1
Wheelbase 115" (2,921 mm)

Foot - Hydraulic Drums front & rear.

Hand - Internal Rear Drums.

Weight 2,585 lb (1,175 kg)

Std: 15 x 5".

Cruising: 15x7".

Tyre Size

Std: 6.70x 15 Firestone white wall.

Cruising: 205/65 x 15 Firestone Firehawk.

Origin USA










History of this Vehicle


1951 - 1971



1971 - 1973

Tom purchased the vehicle from the owner at Casula (NSW), and used it around Mortlake (Sydney) then Tumbi Umbi (NSW).

The vehicle was damaged in an accident, then partly rebuilt.


1973 - Today

Steve W (NSW) acquired the vehicle from his brother-in-law (Tom) in a damaged conditioned, then progressively restored it.

After many starts and stops the vehicle was eventually completed and returned to the road in 1995.


Since then, it has been used regularly on full registration for many club outings, and rallies participating in National meets around the country.


Steve tells us that he car has featured in a few publications;
Australian Classic Car, Feb 1997;
Restored cars Australia, May -June 1996 number 116;
Crusin and Australian Streed Rod mag and has appeared on local TV on channel Ten news.

To see more history, info, and pictures of this great 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 51champion-sw01 in your message.



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