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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. ... Read More →

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1963 Studebaker Hawks

1963 Gran Turismo Hawk
May 22, 2020 The 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 brake... 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 Pri... 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 complete... Read More →

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1960 Studebaker Hawks

1960 Studebaker Hawk
May 01, 2020 Steel shortages saw Studebaker delay the Hawk’s introduction until February of 1960, a full five months into the model year. Although the model name changed – it now was simply called the “Hawk” – little else did. Studebaker’s 289 V8 returned as the standard Hawk engine. Model... Read More →

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1959 Studebaker Hawks

1959 Studebaker Hawk
Apr 28, 2020 Studebaker initially planned to cancel the Hawk for 1959 due to poor sales in 1958. Dealers objected, however, and a compromise was reached where only the coupe-bodied Silver Hawk returned. The ’59 Silver Hawk was only available with a 170 cubic-inch six or 259 cubic-inch V8. Model: Engine... Read More →

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1958 Studebaker Hawks

1958 Golden Hawk
Apr 22, 2020 Studebaker continued with the Golden and Silver Hawk models in 1958 and also added the upscale Packard Hawk that year. The Packard Hawk was based on the 1958 Golden Hawk and featured a distinctive hood and grille design inspired by period Italian sports cars. Like the discontinued ’57 Golden Hawk ... Read More →

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1957 Studebaker Hawks

1957 Studebaker
Apr 17, 2020 The Hawk line was reduced to two basic models in 1957, the Golden Hawk and the Silver Hawk. The Golden Hawk was now powered by a supercharged version of Studebaker’s 289 cubic inch V8 engine. The Silver Hawk replaced the previous year’s Power and Flight Hawk models. Styling changes included t... Read More →

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COVID-19 Notice

Museum
Apr 16, 2020 At this time the Studebaker National Museum intends to reopen to the public on June 14, 2020.  More information about reopening procedures and policies to keep our visitors, volunteers, and staff safe will follow in the coming weeks.  In the meantime, staff members are available via e-mail or phon... Read More →

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1956 Studebaker Hawks

Studebaker Sky Hawk
Apr 15, 2020 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 Styl... Read More →

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