We're the second-family owners of our Avanti. Upon the original owner's passing, we had the good fortune to buy our Avanti – sight unseen – from his daughter who lived in Atlanta, GA. She had an Avanti II and preferred its ride and handling. Bought at 88,600 original miles, the car now sports 108,000 miles. Wearing its original Avanti Turquoise paint, R4314 was built with a T86 3-speed transmission and is powered by its naturally aspirated Studebaker 289-4V Studebaker motor, often designated as an R1. I run American Classic P205/75R radial tires and OE wheel covers. The Eaton rear springs assist in maintaining its originality.