Another beautiful and rare Basil Classic, this 1963 Supercharged Studebaker Avanti with a four speed transmission has undergone a stunning restoration is hand picked and complies fully with Joe Basils standards of excellence and tradition of fine automobiles since 1951. 1963 R2 Supercharged Avanti. This low mileage example of the iconic Paxton supercharged Avanti has been fully and meticulously restored. It has its correct 289 CI V8 engine, four speed transmission and positraction rear end. In 1963, Studebaker went all in on the production of this car in an effort to raise their company out of financial difficulties. The result of their efforts produced this four passenger fiberglassed body stunning sport sedan which to this day continues to be a timeless beauty. The Avanti claimed many speed records to its credit in its fledgling year and the supercharged Avanti was then the fastest production car on the planet recording 178 miles per hour at the Bonneville salt flats. This ultra low mileage R2 Avanti has increased in value over the years and should continue to do so. It had spent many years off the road prior to its complete frame off professional restoration and has been brought back to original condition with a color change being the only deviation. Equipped with period correct mag wheels, the correct original Avanti hub caps are included with the car. Tired of looking at your investments on a piece of paper? Then its time for you to drive and enjoy that investment. This R2 is one of only about 400 produced in 1963 so you will definitely get attention on cruise nights. We understand that buying on the web can leave room for uncertainty of the quality or condition. At Basil we are happy to Facetime, Google Duo, or video anything that you want to see specifically. Our goal is for you to purchase in confidence. We facilitate transportation to your front door making it easy for you to purchase, then get behind the wheel of your dream machine. For any Inquires please call us direct at (716) 206-5208! Should a customer choose to purchase one of our vehicles sight unseen, the customer is then accepting the vehicle AS IS and WHERE IS. They understand we cannot address any concerns after the time of sale. For this reason, it is important any and all questions and concerns are addressed prior to the time of sale. We make every effort to present accurate and reliable information, however the use of this information is voluntary and should only be deemed liable after an independent review of its accuracy. It is the sole responsibility of the purchaser to verify the existence of options, accessories, as well as vehicle condition prior to the purchase of a vehicle.