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1963 Studebaker Gran Turismo Hawk

Oct 05, 2021 The Hawk received a restyle for 1962 and was reborn as the Gran Turismo Hawk The redesign was handled by Brooks Stevens, who also freshened Studebaker’s 1962 Lark line Optional equipment for 1963 included the Avanti’s high-performance engines and disc brakes In early 1963, Studebaker introduced a special high-performance package for Read More →

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1961 Studebaker Hawk

The Museum's 1961 Hawk sits in the Second Floor Gallery. The car is painted in Studebaker's Flamingo color, an orange/tangerine shade.
Aug 09, 2021 New features for the 1961 Hawk included an optional four-speed transmission, bucket seats and a rear fender color accent stripe 1961 was also the final year for the Hawk’s tail fins and five-window coupe body style  The new four-speed transmission was a popular option, as 40% of all Hawks built were so Read More →

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1958 Packard Hawk

1958 Packard Hawk
Apr 28, 2021 The Packard Hawk began life as a special project for Curtiss-Wright executive Roy Hurley It features the same drivetrain as Studebaker’s Golden Hawk along with a leather interior The distinctive Packard Hawk hood and nose were made of fiberglass The Packard Hawk resurrected Studebaker’s ‘53-’55 models’ trunk lid topped with an Read More →

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1957 Studebaker Golden Hawk 400

1957 Golden Hawk 400
Jan 26, 2021 The luxurious 1957 Golden Hawk 400 debuted in April of 1957 as a premium edition of Studebaker’s top Hawk model Additional 400 features included a leather interior, special paint, and an upholstered trunk Just 51 1957 Golden Hawk 400’s were built - 10 show cars, and 41 regular production examples Just a handful of Golden Hawk 400’s Read More →

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1956 Studebaker Golden Hawk

1956 Golden Hawk
Nov 06, 2020 The Golden Hawk was Studebaker’s flagship model in 1956 It featured Packard’s 275-horsepower 352 cubic-inch V8 engine and was one of the fastest cars on the road that year  The 1956 Golden Hawk was the first Studebaker automobile to feature tail fins The ‘56 Golden Hawk’s fins were made of fiberglass, while ‘57 and later Hawk Read More →

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1956 Studebaker Flight Hawk

1956 Flight Hawk
Jul 21, 2020 The Flight Hawk was Studebaker’s entry-level Hawk model in 1956 It was available as a five-window coupe for domestic sales but also as a hardtop body in export markets  Power came from Studebaker’s economical Champion six-cylinder engine Transmission choices included a three-speed manual, overdrive, and automatic Read More →

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1964 Studebaker Hawks

1964 Gran Turismo Hawk
May 22, 2020 The Hawk’s final year saw minor changes from 1963, with a redesigned deck lid and an optional vinyl roof being the most notable, and the Avanti’s high-performance options continued from 1963 Hawk production ceased on December 20, 1963 with the closing of Studebaker’s South Bend plant Model: Engine: HP: Body Style: Base Read More →

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1963 Studebaker Hawks

1963 Gran Turismo Hawk
May 22, 2020 The Studebaker Gran Turismo Hawk received some minor restyling for 1963 but the big news was the availability of the Avanti’s high-performance engines and optional disc brakes A full high-performance package, introduced in the spring of 1963, included the Avanti’s engine, heavy-duty suspension, disc brakes, a tachometer and a Read More →

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1961 Studebaker Hawks

1961 Hawk
May 08, 2020 Studebaker spruced up the Hawk for 1961 with the additions of an optional four-speed manual transmission, bucket seat interior and a rear fender color accent The four-speed transmission was a popular option, with over 40% of production so equipped Model: Engine: HP: Body Style: Base Price: Production: Hawk 289 Read More →

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1962 Studebaker Hawks

1962 Gran Turismo Hawk
May 08, 2020 Although many suspected the Hawk would be dropped for 1962, new Studebaker President Sherwood Egbert commissioned Milwaukee-based industrial designer Brooks Stevens to freshen the six-year old design The result was the Gran Turismo Hawk, which featured a Thunderbird-inspired roofline and a completely redesigned interior Despite a $400 price Read More →

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