Classic Car Catalogue

Humber 1957

Hawk Mk VI - discontinued
Super Snipe Mk IV - discontinued
Hawk Series I - May

Great Britain

Humber Hawk Saloon, Series I version, was introduced in the spring of 1957. It feature a completely new low and flush-sided body with a wide radiator grille, cowled headlamps, a large boot and a wrap-round windscreen and rear window. The four-cylinder 2267-cc engine develop 73 bhp (net) at 4400 rpm giving 81 mph top speed, gearbox is four speed with column change, and optional overdrive and auto. Coil sprung ifs, cart sprung rear, re circulating ball steering. Four door saloon, estate car and touring. A Touring Limousine is also available. Initially the Hawk Series I models were called 'New Hawk', although this name never appeared on the cars.


Hawk Mk VI

Mk VI (4 cyl, ohv, 2267 cc, 75 bhp)
 Saloon (wb: 8' 9½'')
 Limousine (wb: 8' 9½'')
 Estate Car (wb: 8' 9½'')


Super Snipe

Mk IVB (6 cyl, 4139 cc, 122/130 bhp)
 Saloon (wb: 9' 7¾'')
 Limousine (wb: 9' 7¾'')
 Estate Car (wb: 9; 7¾'')


Hawk Series I

S.1 (4 cyl, 2267 cc, 73 bhp)
 Saloon (wb: 9' 2'')
 Limousine (wb: 9' 2'')