Gran Turismo

Supercharged! 1963 Studebaker Gran Turismo

Mention Studebaker and the year 1963, in the same breath, and most will assume that you’re talking about the end for the South Bend, Indiana-based, manufacture of cars and wheeled vehicles that dated back to the Conestoga wagon era…. more»

Supercharged! 1963 Studebaker Gran Turismo Hawk

The 1962-64 GT Hawks would be the last literation of the Studebaker car that dated back to 1956. These machines were designed to compete with personal luxury cars like the Ford Thunderbird and – next to the Avanti –… more»

Cheap Project: 1962 Studebaker Gran Turismo Hawk

It is easy for potential buyers to fork out many thousands of dollars on a project car, and still be faced with a mountain of tasks before that vehicle even runs or drives. This 1962 Studebaker Gran Turismo Hawk… more»

Project In Progress: 1963 Studebaker Gran Turismo Hawk

With cars like the Avanti and the Gran Turismo Hawk, it’s safe to say that Studebaker went down swinging! By 1963, the sun was setting on independent Studebaker leaving, besides themselves, only American Motors and Kaiser-Jeep to do battle… more»

64k Original Miles: 1962 Studebaker Gran Turismo Hawk

The 1962 Studebaker Gran Turismo was the final update of the Hawk badge that first saw the light of day in 1956 when the Golden Hawk was unveiled. It was also part of the company’s last-ditch stand to ward… more»

Spotlessly Clean: 1962 Studebaker Gran Turismo Hawk

The Studebaker Gran Turismo Hawk represented an upgrade to the original Hawk design that first appeared in 1956. It was sold between 1962 and 1964, although the last GT Hawk rolled off the South Bend, Indiana, production line in… more»

Priced Right? 1962 Studebaker 4 Speed GT Hawk

This is hardly the first Studebaker to be covered here on Barn Finds and I’m certain that it won’t be the last. Studebaker was a bit of a “go your own way” auto manufacturer and their products were varied… more»

Faded Hawk: 1962 Studebaker GT Hawk

I’m trying to not go down the road of talking about the patina, or worn-paint, or whatever the current term is for the finish on this 1962 Studebaker GT Hawk, but it’s hard not to. This looks like one… more»

Clean Survivor: 1964 Studebaker Gran Turismo Hawk

By 1964, Studebaker was in a situation where they were in dire financial straits and living on borrowed time. One of the casualties of an attempt to rationalize production was the closing of their South Bend, Indiana, manufacturing plant… more»