1956 Studebaker Hawks

Studebaker Sky HawkStudebaker’s new Hawk featured a prominent Mercedes-Benz inspired grille and completely redesigned interiors with full instrumentation. The Golden Hawk sported small fiberglass tail fins.




Four Hawk models were offered in 1956:

Model: Engine: HP: Body Style: Base Price: Production:
Golden Hawk 352 V81 275 Hardtop $3,065 4,071
Sky Hawk 289 V8 2102 Hardtop $2,477 3,050
Power Hawk 259 V8 1702 Coupe $2,101 7,095
Flight Hawk 185 Six 101 Both3 $1,986 4,949

1. Packard engine
2. Add 15 hp with four-barrel carburetor and dual exhaust
3. Hardtop body export only

About this Series

Birds of a Feather: Studebaker Hawks was on display at the Museum in 2020.  This series of articles comes for the displays from that exhibition.