posted by John Lloyd
Unusual, but cool in its own way. I’ve seen much worse automotive mashups, and for some reason the Studebaker front clip looks okay with the El Camino. Different is good.
Yes I love Studebakers. Do you want to know my least favorite of the entire postwar period? Yup, the 50-51 bullet nose. Yes, the highest production years of the entire period.
A stunning beauty. Is it metal or glass? The 1950 clips came in 2 different lengths, so if you’re thinking about doing something like this…
It doesn’t really work, but sometimes it’s not about “work”. I like it. I can think of another Studebaker front end that would work better with that gen Elkie.
Years ago, this Taurusbaker wagon (or was it a Studerus?) was offered on EBay. Besides the bullet nose, it had Studebaker tail lights.
Shades of Mitsuoka… Kinda like it, acrually!
So had Studebaker survived to the present, we can now picture what their PT Cruiser- HHR retro entry would have looked like.
All sorts of nope from me.
Needs a lot of work to be cohesive.
But I get the concept.
I think a Colonnade’s lines would work a little better with the Stude nose.
It does not work for me, it never does when trying to mix round and razor edge styles. Somewhere in Israel someone did better with this Subeemer…
It may fit better in a ovoid Taurus or a 97 Concorde.
Or in a 2008 Thunderbird…
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