A parking lot is a parking lot is a parking lot—unless it’s the Summit Racing parking lot. On any given day or time, the lot outside a Summit Racing store can turn into an impromptu mini car show, depending on who’s stopped by the store. Each Wednesday, we’ll share our parking lot find of the week—another benefit of being Powered by Summit Racing Equipment.

This Studebaker is likely to garner almost as many opinions as double takes.

It certainly made us look twicemaybe even three timesbefore we could even venture a guess on the year. We’ve narrowed it down to a radically modified 1956 or ’57-ish Golden Hawk. As if simply being a hawk with fins isn’t different enough, this particular Golden Hawk flies in the face of everything conventional with its custom truck bed and atomic green paint.

We give it points for creativityhow about you?

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Author: David Fuller

David Fuller is OnAllCylinders' managing editor. During his 20-year career in the auto industry, he has covered a variety of races, shows, and industry events and has authored articles for multiple magazines. He has also partnered with mainstream and trade publications on a wide range of editorial projects. In 2012, he helped establish OnAllCylinders, where he enjoys covering all facets of hot rodding and racing.