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1937 Hupmobile 618-G (Aerodynamic)

Image of a 1937 Hupmobile 618-G (Aerodynamic) finished in red.
Sep 08, 2022 The Aerodynamic Hupmobile was originally designed by industrial designer Raymond Loewy in 1934 with assistance from Amos Northup, both early proponents of streamlining. The new Hupmobile eliminated the traditional freestanding headlight assemblies and faired them into the fender catwalks. The initia... Read More →

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1938 Studebaker State Commander Convertible Sedan

1938 Studebaker State Commander convertible sedan. The car is finished in Tulip Cream (a pale shade of yellow) and features cathedral headlines on the fenders. The car sits outside the Museum with the archives building behind it.
Sep 08, 2022 The Studebaker National Museum acquired a 1938 Studebaker State Commander convertible sedan this week. This car is one of only 224 produced for the 1938 model year and is one of less than a half dozen known to survive. Studebaker’s 1938 models featured all new bodies, with styling by Raymond L... Read More →

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Free Admission [with a downloaded ticket] to the Studebaker National Museum Annual Museum Day: A Celebration of Boundless Curiosity

Museum Day promotional image featuring several children looking over artwork as a teacher supervises.
Sep 06, 2022 The Studebaker National Museum will join museums and zoos from all 50 states, offering free admission on Saturday, September 17, 2022, with a downloaded branded ticket. Smithsonian magazine has designated Saturday, September 17, 2022 as the 18th annual Museum Day, an initiative in which participatin... Read More →

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The Future is Here: Electric Vehicles in Michiana and Beyond

A 2008 Tesla Roadster in red sits in the Museum's Upper Gallery. This is one of the most well known electric vehicles
Aug 25, 2022 Presented by Leah Thill, Senior Environmental Planner with the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG) Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at 6pm in the Wiekamp Auditorium;  the Museum will be open until 8:30pm after the lecture $2 admission / FREE to Studebaker National Museum members & Campu... Read More →

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The Rockne Automobile

Studebaker's Rockne sits in front of some tress with a stone building faintly visible in the background. A man drives with car while a man and a lady stand on the other side of the car to admire it. This is a black and white image.
Aug 19, 2022 The automobile that became the Rockne was developed by Ralph Vail and Roy Cole, two independent automotive engineers from Detroit, Michigan. In early 1930, Vail and Cole were contracted to create a new automobile for the Willys-Overland Corporation of Toledo, Ohio. Two prototypes were built and ... Read More →

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Studebaker’s Avanti: America’s Most Advanced Automobile

1963 Avanti sits in front of the old Studebaker clubhouse. I man in a pink shirt walks towards the cars.
Aug 09, 2022 Wednesday, August 17, 2022, at 1:30pm in the Wiekamp Auditorium; $2 admission / FREE to Studebaker National Museum members & Campus members, refreshments to follow Studebaker National Museum Archivist Andrew Beckman will take an in-depth look at America’s Most Advanced Automobile, the S... Read More →

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2022 Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm Announces Winners

Best in Show winner at the 2022 Concours sits in front of the Copshaholm Mansion
Jul 12, 2022 SOUTH BEND, IN – The 2022 Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm is pleased to announce this year’s award winners. Competition was extremely tight, drawing entrants from more than thirteen states.  Capturing Best Of Show was a 1936 Packard Super Eight, owned by Allen & Nancy Strong, from Urban... Read More →

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Chicago’s Historic Motor Row District: 1905-1936

Images celebrates Chicago's Motor Row District with logos and images of many of the buildings on motor row.
Jul 11, 2022 Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at 1:30pm in the Wiekamp Auditorium; $2 admission / FREE to Studebaker National Museum members & Campus members, refreshments to follow Chicago’s Historic Motor Row District, is home to the largest, intact, early “motor colony” in the United States.  Prima... Read More →

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The Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm To Showcase a Stainless Steel-bodied 1936 Ford

Jul 05, 2022 SOUTH BEND, IN – The Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm will showcase a stainless steel-bodied 1936 Ford Deluxe Tudor Touring Sedan, courtesy of the Early Ford V-8 Museum in Auburn, Indiana. This car is one of six stainless steel-bodied 1936 Fords built by Allegheny Steel to promote the many uses... Read More →

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Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm To Feature First & Last Studebaker Avantis

Jul 01, 2022 [caption id="attachment_9375" align="alignleft" width="300"] First Studebaker Avant #1001[/caption] The first and last Studebaker Avantis produced will be on display at the 2022 Concours d’Elegance at Copshaholm to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of the Studebaker Avanti’s debut. Avanti ch... Read More →

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