Studebaker Light Four

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Studebaker Light Four
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Studebaker Light Four touring car
Overview
Manufacturer Studebaker
Model years 1918–1919
Assembly Studebaker Automotive Plant, South Bend, Indiana, United States
Body and chassis
Class mid-size
Layout Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive

The Studebaker Light Four was an automobile produced by the Studebaker Corporation of South Bend, Indiana in 1918 and 1919. The car was officially designated Model SH Series 19 and available as a touring car, sedan and roadster.

The Light Four rode a 112 in (2,800 mm) wheelbase, [1] and was powered by Studebaker's side-valve inline 192 cu in (3,150 cc) four-cylinder engine, delivering 40 bhp (30 kW) at 2,000  rpm. It shared the chassis and length with the Studebaker Light Six.

The Light Four was dropped in 1920 as Studebaker shifted its model range to the more popular Light Six, Special Six and the Big Six.

Because of its low production numbers, the Light Four is considered to be a rare model by Studebaker collectors of this era of automobile. Retail prices started from USD$1,125 to USD$1,685 ($19,123 in today's dollars) to ($28,641 in today's dollars). [2]

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References

  1. Kimes, Beverly (1996). standard catalog of American Cars 1805-1942. Krause publications. ISBN   0-87341-428-4.
  2. "Studebaker Model SH". Crittendon Automobile Library. Retrieved 26 February 2021.