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These include the red covers on the front and rear springs, inline engine oil filtration system, California emissions equipment with smog pump, Rochester carburetor, factory unused top & side curtains, aforementioned original paint and interior, dash face, original gauges, and 3″ lap belts by Irving Air Chute Mfg! Locating an early Series I Excalibur on the open market is a rare occasion, considering only 365 were produced between 1965 thru 1969. Of those, only 265 were true Roadsters and only 168 were equipped with optional full fenders and opening doors!
History Of The 1968 Excalibur SSK Roadster Series I: The original Excalibur Series I was the brainchild of Studebaker’s Brooks Stevens, who took inspiration from the famous 1929 Mercedes-Benz SSK and decided to make a more modern interpretation. Originally designed in 1964 over a Studebaker chassis with their 289ci V8 but due to Studebaker’s demise the project was forced in a different direction and connections ultimately landed the car with Corvette power.
fine tuning the ignition system with new spark plugs, plug wires, and fresh drive belts. It continues to amaze our experts how these lightweight, road rockets have escaped the attention of most sports car collectors. If ever given the chance to feel the raw power and intensity these cars deliver to its occupants, we highly recommend the experience!