Studebaker Car Club Of New South Wales


Year 1955

16G8 Commander Sedan.


4 door, 6 Passenger Coupe.


Studebaker V8 cyl overhead valve,

259 ci (4.2 L)

140 hp @ 4,500 rpm. ??

Gearbox 3sp manual plus overdrive.
Electrical 6 volt generator, positive earth.
Wheelbase 116.5" (2,959 mm) ??

Foot - Hydraulic Drums front & rear.

Hand - Internal Rear Drums.


By Studebaker, welded steel construction with

bolt on guards and front panels, on full chassis.

Colour is Two Tone Green.

Weight 3,234 lb (1,467 kg)

Std ?? x ?".

Tyre Size

Std: 6.70x 15 - ??

Origin USA

















History of this Vehicle


1955 - 2005



2005 - 2009

Previously owned by Cyril M. N. of SA.


2009 - Today

Purchased as an ongoing restoration.

Currently owned by Dennis ward, and Robyn White and is driven regularly on full registration.


The vehicle has had a complete engine and gearbox rebuild, front and rear brakes renewed, new clutch/pressure plate, new white wall tyres, and the interior has been completely reupholstered to the style of the 1955 era.


Many thanks to Jeff Potter for his assistance in getting the vehicle to where it is today.


To see a few photo's of the rebuild of this beautiful 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 55com-dw01 in your message.



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