1939 STUDEBAKER Model 9A, Commander Six

1939 STUDEBAKER Model 9A, Commander Six

STUDEBAKER — COMMANDER — SERIES 9A — SIX: The new Studebakers had a massive, but graceful hood that tapered to a prow-like front decorated with a verticle chrome strip. Flanking the hood were grilles with vertical chrome bars located in the front splash aprons. Headlamps and taillamps were flush with the fenders. The Studebaker name appeared in script on the center of the bumper and an attractive “S” emblem was placed just below the nose of the alligator style hood. A long chrome molding ran from the rear quarters to the nose, on the upper beltline. The hood side panels were decorated with two additional chrome strips running from the seam at the cowl, forward. They were about three-quarters of the length of the hood. Above these moldings, a Commander nameplate was positioned near the cowl. Standard equipment included: speedometer; gas gauge; engine thermometer; Auto Lite ignition; Borg clock; Casco cig ...

 

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