A career engineer at Studebaker, Harold E. Churchill became president of the recently merged Studebaker-Packard Corporation in 1956, at a time when finances were shaky and an aging product line was losing ground to the Big Three. Quickly launching a prbecame standard equipment on the 1961 Lark sixes. ... engine; the Oldsmobile F- 85 with the 215-cubic-inch V8; and the Pontiac Tempest with the 215-cubic-inch engine. ... One of the Lark test cars was a Regal four-door sedan on the 108.5- inch wheelbase with a 259-cubic-inch V8 and 5-speed manual transmission.
|Title||:||Champion of the Lark|
|Author||:||Robert R. Ebert|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2013-08-22|