Studebaker’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.