American Automotive manufacturer by Stutz ,Indianapoliss USA From 1929 to 1930
The Blackhawk was an automobile manufactured by the Stutz Motor Car Company in Indianapolis from 1929 to 1930.
The Blackhawk was not as powerful, nor as expensive, as contemporary Stutzes, which is most likely why it was marketed as a separate make.The year previously, there was a Stutz model called the Black Hawk,but this new division of the company doubtlessly leading to confusion for more than one customer.
The 1929 Stutz Blackhawk
The car was available with either an overhead cam six-cylinder or straight eight engine, with maximum output of 85 bhp and 95 bhp, respectively.a four speed gearbox With the "Noback" system which prevented the car rolling backwoods on hills without the use of brakes.
A wide variety of open and closed body styles were available on the 127.5" wheelbase chassis. Custom coachwork was also available by Weymann,Le Baron ,Fleetwod.
1929 Blackhawk open roadster car
Prices for non-custom Blackhawks ranged from $1995 to $2785. There was a great deal of promotion for the marque, and first year sales were decent at 1310, but second year sales dropped to only 280. The brand was discontinued by years end, another early victim of the Depression at the time.
1929 Blackhawk sedan