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1962 Studebaker Hawks

1962 Gran Turismo HawkAlthough 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 increase, sales more than doubled over 1961, and the Hawk had a new lease on life.

Model: Engine: HP: Body Style: Base Price: Production:
Gran Turismo Hawk 289 V81 2102 Hardtop $3,095 9,335

1. 259 V8 and 170 six available in export markets.
2. Add 15 hp with four-barrel carburetor and dual exhaust.

Since we are closed to the public right now, we decided to share the contents of our current exhibition with you online!  Don’t worry though–Birds of a Feather: Studebaker Hawks will still be on display when we reopen to the public.