1951 Studebaker Manta Ray 

Featured in the February 1954 Issue of Rod and Custom

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- The famous Manta Ray custom built by Glen Hire and Vernon Antoine
- Design inspired by Harley Earl's 1951 XP-8 Le Sabre
- Featured in the February 1954 issue of Rod and Custom magazine
- Displayed at the 2016 Amelia Island Concours as part of the Concepts Beyond Detroit Class
- Featured in an episode of Chasing Classic Cars with Wayne Carini
- Custom fiberglass body molded into 14 sections
- 1951 Studebaker chassis chopped 3 inches in length from frame rails
- Scratch-built nose cone
- Triple tail lamps from a 1952 Lincoln
- Originally equipped with a 232 CI Studebaker
- Currently outfitted with Dual Quad Cadillac V-8
- 3-speed manual transmission
- Stewart Warner instruments and Plymouth speedometer
- Cone-shaped steering housing with 1953 Lincoln wheel
- Originally finished in Gold, refinished in a shade of Light Pink

Reference Number 583230

as of 8/21/2019

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Lot R541

Mecum - Monterey Auction  Contact  Location
Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa on Del Monte Golf Course 1 Old Golf Course Road  Phone  +1 262-275-5050  City  Monterey
Monterey, CA 93940  Fax  +1 262-275-3424  State  California
United States  Mobile    Country  United States United States
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