SOLD for $$22,550

1956 Studebaker Flight Hawk

  • Auction Estimate
    $18,000-$24,000
  • Sale Type
  • Year
    1956
  • Make
    Studebaker
  • Model
    Flight Hawk
  • Style
    2-door Coupe
  • VIN #
    6936833
  • Mileage
    79100
  • Exterior Color
    Tangerine/White
  • Interior Color
    White/Black
  • Cylinders
    6
  • Engine Size
    185 HP
  • Transmission
    3-speed with Overdrive

Lot #164

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Details

This 1956 Studebaker Flight Hawk two-door coupe underwent a complete restoration that included a total out-of-body engine rebuild in 2003. During that process, the Hawk received a .030 over engine bore that boosted horsepower from 185 to 200. In addition, nearly everything was repaired or replaced as necessary, and this Hawk received a new oil pump, water pump, carburetors, pistons, rod and cam bearings, and more. Service and restoration receipts are included in the sale. This vehicle boasts a 6-cylinder Sweepstakes engine, dual exhaust and a 3-speed transmission with overdrive, which gives it a fun kick while driving.

The current owner bought it from Evansville, Ind., in 2015, where it has been living in a museum for several years. It has had one repaint in its stunning tangerine and white color scheme, and the black and white interior provides an eye-catching contrast. The chrome has been well cared for and is, according to the consignor, impeccable. With only 79,000 original miles, this Flight Hawk is a powerful, fast and reliable vehicle. Sold with a registration.

Consignment Ratings*

  • Engine
    Excellent
  • Body
    Excellent
  • Chassis/Frame
    Excellent
  • Tires
    Very Good
  • Coachwork/Interior
    Very Good
  • Electrical
    Very Good
  • Transmission
    Very Good
  • Paint
    Excellent
  • Overall Condition
    Very Good
*The following ratings were provided by the consignor, based on a scale of 'Poor', 'Fair', 'Good', 'Very Good' or 'Excellent'. (Excellent = 100% restored)