Excalibur Auto by Vickie Emms

I don’t know the year of this beautiful Excalibur that was captured at the Shades of the Past Car Show which is held every August in Beausejour, Manitoba, Canada.
Although the photo is mine, the amazing editing was done by good friend Bill Dutting
Thank you Bill for this beautiful collaboration. If you wish to check out Bill’s work, just click on his name and view his gallery.
Canon EOS 50D

The Excalibur automobile from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was a car styled after the 1928 Mercedes-Benz SSK by Brooks Stevens for Studebaker. Stevens subsequently formed a company to manufacture and market the cars, which were conventional under their styling.

A prototype premiered at car shows in 1963, fitted on a Studebaker chassis and using a 290-horsepower Studebaker 289 V-8. Studebaker subsequently ceased its operations, ending the availability of its 289 V-8. General Motors friends Ed Cole and “Bunkie” Knudsen agreed to provide Brooks Stevens with Chevrolet 327s in 300-bhp Corvette tune, making the 2100-pound Excalibur a strong performer. With the standard 3.31:1 rear axle, acceleration from 0-60 mph took less than five seconds. Projected top speed was 160 mph.

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  • Vickie Emms
    Vickie Emmsover 2 years ago

  • PhotosByHealy
    PhotosByHealyover 2 years ago

    What a beautiful car. And super processing. Well done to both of you.

  • thank you Gene, I’m glad you recognize Bill, without his work this was a terrible shot to get the people out of etc

    – Vickie Emms

  • Stephen Thomas
    Stephen Thomasover 2 years ago

    Nice car! Well done image!

  • thank you Stephen

    – Vickie Emms

  • John Poon
    John Poonover 2 years ago

    Excellent work, Vickie!

  • many thanks John

    – Vickie Emms

  • Betty Mackey
    Betty Mackeyover 2 years ago

    Looks great, Vickie!

  • thank you Betty

    – Vickie Emms

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandover 2 years ago

    Lovely composition.

    Clicking the banner takes you to the group….please enjoy it.

  • thank you DG

    – Vickie Emms

  • artwhiz47
    artwhiz47over 2 years ago

    Now THAT’S a car. Congrats on finding & catching this beauty, & to Bill, too!

  • thank you Sheila

    – Vickie Emms

  • missmoneypenny
    missmoneypennyover 2 years ago

    Lovely work Vickie

  • thanks Chris

    – Vickie Emms

  • CanyonWind
  • thank you POPS

    – Vickie Emms

  • WildBillPho
    WildBillPhoover 2 years ago

    Love all the research you did on this Vickie! Thanks again for letting me play with your work!

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