Rare 1939 Studebaker L5 Coupe Express Pickup For SaleHere's found this one was listed in Craigslist for $35500, a rare American antique coupe utility that was made by Studebaker, were is the outcome of perfect combination between a coupe cabin and an open cargo bed, and is the first a coupe utility was offered in US market by local brand, two decades ahead before followed by other American brands, such as Ford with Ranchero and Chevrolet with El Camino.
For its era, mechanically more advanced than other trucks of the period, more good styling arguably is one of the most innovative commercial vehicles in history but was not followed by commercial success. Total 6000 units was made by the Studebaker Corporation of South Bend, Indiana, during three years of production including unsuccessful of sales 1200 units second generation were built in 1939 partly still in showrooms unsold.
As shown here is one beautiful example of what we've talking above, is a second generation of the Coupe Express pickup generally known as L5 Coupe Express built in 1939 come from the sold line that has been totally restored. With nicely shaped, decent performance also a perfectly combination of comfort and utility was offered into it, it's not much help of sales at the time. But today it could be greats because its rarity with all historical background that he has, especially like this condition, I'm sure it will raise in value.
The interior has been rebuilt correctly, all looks clean in white color. Hard to find imperfection from here, hope it's not just a decoration, all the instruments on the dash should be work properly, because of that's will make prospective buyers very happy to play on the highest bid.
All looks convincing and promising the engine bay filled by correctly motor, a six-cylinder flathead engine and mated to a 3-speed manual transmission. The owner says it has been rebuilt and bored, runs great and no words about issue.
Detail by owner
1939 Studebaker Coupe Express Pickup
Rare, only 1200 made in 1939
Runs and drives great every thing new or rebuilt
Color: Grapetone Maroon driver quality paint & White interior.
Rebuilt 246 engine bored 30 over
Rebuilt Generator & Starter 6 Volt System
New Wiring Harness
Headlights with Sealed Beam Bulbs
3 Speed Overdrive Transmission
New front & rear brakes STOPS great
Rebuilt wheel cylinders, Rebuilt master cylinder
Stock 16" wheels and 5 new wide white wall tires
New exhaust pipes
All chrome plated
All new upholstery, headliner, and carpeting
All new glass
New running board mats
New door & window rubber
New bed floor
The '39 Studebaker Coupe Express is a very unique pickup
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