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The Studebaker Light Six was a car built by the Studebaker Corporation of South Bend, Indiana from 1918 to 1927.
The Light Six originally came out in 1918.
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In August, 1924, the car was renamed the Studebaker Standard Six.
While in production, the Light Six / Standard Six represented Studebaker's least expensive model. The car was available in a full array of body styles throughout its production.
In 1927, the car was renamed the Studebaker Standard Six Dictator in preparation for the 1928 model year when the car would be henceforth known as the Studebaker Dictator.
The new car price included the following items:
The following equipment on new cars was available at extra charge:
Source: Slauson, Harold Whiting; Greene, Howard (1926). "Leading American Motor Cars". Everyman’s Guide to Motor Efficiency. Leslie-Judge.
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