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These Technical Specifications pages are designed as a quick reference for 1963-1964 Studebaker Avanti models. This introductory page provides specs from multiple catagories. All the information provided is historic and is derived from Studebaker documents published between 1962 and 1964.
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Studebaker Avanti Specifications
Engine 90° V-8 OHV, water cooled
Bore 3.56 in.
Stroke 3.52 in.
Piston displacement 289 cu. in.
Compression ratio w/o supercharger 10.25 to 1
Compression ratio w/supercharger 9 to 1
Brake horsepower n.a.
Torque n.a.
Brakes Dunlop discs, 11 1/2 in. dia. front 11 in. drums at rear
Transmission/four speeds forward, one reverse

Syncromesh, all forward gears – Gear ratios: 1st, 2.51; 2nd, 1.91;
3rd, 1.51; top, 1 to 1
Front suspension Coil springs and sway bar
Rear suspension Semi-elliptic leaf springs and radius rods
Steering Power steering, 3 1/2 turns lock-to-lock
Turning radius 37.5 ft.
Wheelbase 109 in.
Overall length 192.5 in.
Overall width 70.4 in.
Overall height 54 in.
Weight, unladen 3,000 lbs.
Standard R1 Engine
Standard 1963 Studebaker Avanti Engine.
Studebaker R2 Engine
1964 Studebaker Avanti R2 engine.
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