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Studebaker adds two cars to its collection

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1935 President Convertible Sedan 1935 President Convertible Sedan
1935 President Convertible Sedan 1935 President Convertible Sedan
1942 Champion "Series 90" Club Sedan 1942 Champion "Series 90" Club Sedan
1942 Champion "Series 90" Club Sedan 1942 Champion "Series 90" Club Sedan

Studebaker National Museum has two new cars to show off.

They recently received a 1935 President Convertible Sedan. It has a custom aluminum body that was built in Ontario, and is special because it's a one of a kind.

Archivist Andrew Beckman says, "Anytime we can display a vehicle that's one of a kind, it has a unique quality to it, we're excited to do that. That's what people come to the museum to see."

The second car is a little less flashy because it was built right before the war.

It's a 1942 Champion "Series 90" Club Sedan.

Because of war restrictions, the models couldn't have chrome or aluminum so they have a very stark appearance and were nicknamed "blackout" models.

The museum expects to have the cars on loan through the summer.

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