Studemaker Gran Turismo Hawk

The Studebaker Gran Turismo Hawk was built from 1962 to 1964. It was the final developement of the Studebaker Hawk series that was first built in 1956. The Studemaker Gran Turismo Hawk was a remarkable American automobile built in the last days of the Studebaker-Packard Corporation.


1962 Studemaker Gran Turismo Hawk
1962 Studemaker Gran Turismo Hawk


1962 Studemaker Gran Turismo Hawk
1962 Studemaker Gran Turismo Hawk

1962 Studemaker Gran Turismo was a fairly radical facelift with smaller tailfins when compaired to the late 1950s Golden Hawks. Studebaker went after a clean European inspired design and found it. The ’62 GT Hawk more closely resemble the automobiles built by Mercedes-Benz.


1963 Studemaker Gran Turismo Hawk
1963 Studemaker Gran Turismo

The 1963 Studemaker G T Hawk was slightly restyled. Features included revised side trim, round parking lights, new grille, wood like dash and new interior design.


1964 Studemaker Gran Turismo Hawk
1964 Studemaker Hawk

The 1964 Studemaker Gran Turismo Hawk received some extensive restyling. Features for 1964 included a new grille, circle-S hood ornament, wheelcovers and a optional half-vinyl-covered “Sport Roof”. In December of 1963 Studebaker-Packard closed its assembly plant in South Bend, IN and consolidated Studebaker Lark production in Hamilton, Ontario Canada. The Hamilton plant closed in 1966.