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mid-century intellectual capital

In 1961, Studebaker president Sherwood Egbert called his longtime friend Brooks Stevens to restyle the latest variation of the 1953 Starliner. Stevens renamed it the Gran Turismo Hawk. The 5-seat sport coupe was produced for the model years 1962-64. Of all the hundreds of American car manufacturers that have come and gone or are still in business,… Read More »