1962 Studebaker Gran Turismo

"The Hawk"

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Year
1962
Make
Studebaker
Model
Gran Turismo
Stock
BW2789
Vin
62V13983
Odometer Reading
33,497
Engine Size
289ci V8
Transmission Type
Automatic
Body Color
Red/Black
Interior Color
Black
Drivetrain
RWD
Location
Metro Detroit

GR Auto Gallery is pleased to present this 1962 Studebaker Grand Turismo Hawk GT for your consideration. This Grand Turismo comes in an excellent Red and Black exterior paint over a clean Black interior. Powering this Studebaker is a 289ci V8 paired with an automatic transmission and a Posi rear end. This vehicle has some great features such as; power steering, new power brakes with a new brake booster, leather seats, manual windows, dual exhaust, and a newer interior. Drive this one out of our showroom or have us assist with shipping it to you anywhere in the United States! Don't hesitate to give us a call with any questions or for more information.

The GT Hawk's styling was a fairly radical facelift by designer Brooks Stevens of the older Hawk shape; Stevens went after a European-inspired, clean look for the car he codenamed the "Hawk Monaco" (his prototype even had Monegasque license plates). The hood from the older Hawk was retained but was given a more pronounced (imitation) radiator frame to more closely resemble the cars of Mercedes-Benz, which at the time were distributed by Studebaker. The grille inside the radiator frame was patterned after the Mercedes as well. Despite the European influence, the Gran Turismo Hawk drew on American influences, too; the roofline was heavily inspired by the Ford Thunderbird, with thick C-pillars. A chrome edge running from front to rear highlighted the top of the bodywork in a very similar fashion to that on the contemporary Lincoln Continental. The taillights were particularly fashioned after the Lincoln's, and the trunk lid was given a faux brightwork "grille" overlay (to hide the grooves of the otherwise carryover 1956–61 lid) that resembled the Lincoln as well.

To see over 80 photos of this car, including the undercarriage please visit our website www.grautogallery.com

This vehicle is located at our Metro Detroit facility.

Gr Auto Gallery, LLC and our sister company, Wheelz Sales and Leasing Inc. makes every effort to represent each vehicle accurately and with integrity. We also welcome third party inspections when necessary. Although we try to do our very best to be accurate in our description writing we are human and do make mistakes. Unless otherwise noted, All vehicles are sold AS IS, No Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales final. GR Auto Gallery and all its affiliates reserve the right to charge a 3% processing fee on any credit card sales of over $2,500.

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Year
1962
Make
Studebaker
Model
Gran Turismo
Hobby Segment
Odometer Reading
33,497
Drivetrain
RWD

Body

Body Style
Doors
Body Color
Red/Black
Stripes
No

Interior

Interior Color
Black
Center Console
No

Engine

Engine Type
Engine Size
289ci V8
Transmission Type
Automatic

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