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Comet - Studebaker Lark Comparision



Engine & Transmission Comet Studebaker Lark
Type In-Line 6 In-Line 6
Location Front Front
Displacment (cu. in.) 144.3 169.6
Horsepower 85 112
Torque (lbs ft) 134 154
Bore and Stroke 3.50" x 2.50" 3.0" x 4.0"
Compression Ratio 8.7:1 Regular 8.5:1 Regular
Carburetion 1-bbl 1-bbl
Cooling System Water Water
Full-Length Water Jackets Yes Yes
Spark Plug Size 14mm 14mm
Automatic Choke Std Std
Full-Flow Oil Filter Std EC
Transmission Control Lever Lever
Location of Control Steering Column Steering Column
"Park" Position on Automatic Transmission Yes Yes
Chassis Comet Studebaker Lark
Construction Unitized Body/Frame
Suspension-Front Coil Coil
Suspension- Rear Leaf Leaf
Turning Diameter (curb-to-curb) 39'11" 37'6"
Brake Lining Effective Area (sq in) 114.3 146.4
Axle Ratio (standard) 3.50:1 3.73:1
Body Comet Studebaker Lark
Exclusive Body Shell Yes Yes
Zinc-Galvanized Underbody Yes No
Finish (Type) Super Enamel Super Enamel
Full-Depth, Wrap-Around Front Bumper Yes No
Full-Depth, Wrap-Around Rear Bumper Yes No
Center Fual Filler Yes Yes
Exterior Dimensions Comet Studebaker Lark
Wheelbase 114.0" 108.5"
Over-all Length 194.8" 175.0"
Over-all Height 54.5" 56.5"
Over-all Width 70.4" 71.4"
Tread-front 55.0" 57.4"
Tread-rear 54.5" 56.6"
Tire Size 6.00" x 13" 6.00" x 13"
Windshield Glass Area (sq in) 1232.0 1112.0
Total Glass Area (sq in) 3439.1 3395.7
Shipping Weight (lbs) 2411 2665
Exterior Features Comet Studebaker Lark
Bright-Metal Body Side Moldings (full-length) Std Std
Bright-Metal Backlight Reveal Molding Std EC
Bright-Metal Windshield Reveal Molding Std EC
Bright Roof Drip Molding Std NA
Gunsight Fender Ornaments Std NA
Variable Speed Tandem Windshield Wipers Std NA
Dual Horns Std EC
Dual Headlights Std EC
Interior Dimensions Comet Studebaker Lark
Head Room - front 38.9" 39.58"
Head Room - rear 37.6" 38.25"
Leg Room - front 44.6" 43.5"
Leg Room - read 40.1" 40.0"
Shoulder Room - front 55.3" 55.5"
Shoulder Room - rear 55.1" 54.5"
Hip Room - front 57.0" 59.5"
Hip Room - rear 57.0" 59.0"
Seat Room - front 11.4" 12.0"
Seat Room - rear 14.2" 11.5"
Trunk Volume (cu ft) 28.5 15.2
Interior Features Comet Studebaker Lark
Dual Sun Visors Std EC
Dual Front Arm Rests Std Std
Vinyl Headlining Std Std
Foam Front Set Pads Std EC
Bright-Metal Instrument Cluster and Controls Std NA


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