Only two "Hawk" cars could be purchased in 1958, the Studebaker Golden Hawk and the Studebaker Silver Hawk. The Silver Hawk
could be purchase with either of two engines: the Champion six cylinder or the 289 cu. in. 4.7L President V8 which could deliver
225 HP with a four-barrel carburetor and dual exhaust.
Painting the fins and the openings in the left and right front grill areas became a choice for the users. Some just painted the fins
while some painted all the openings often matching the interior color on the car.
The Golden Hawk production stopped in 1958 and there was no Golden Hawk available in 1959 so what was the Silver Hawk came to be
known simply as the Studebaker Hawk with less chrome and no supercharger bulge on the top of the hood.