Comments - Unique of the Week: 1973 Stutz Blackhawk Coupe

Published: Jun 23, 2012
Description: There are some cars that were designed from the get-go to be over the top. The Stutz Blackhawk Coupe was one of them. For those who know their automotive brand history, the Stutz Motor Company was bro...
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Description: The original company was also credited with developing what was called the "under-slung chassis" which was attributed to the enhancement of safety and cornering of early autos and is still a...
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Andrew McNeal Jun 24, 2012
Out of even most "rich" people's price range back then probably
chikenbag Jun 24, 2012
75 grand in 1970? dang, thats pretty expensive
Tim Fitzgerald Jun 23, 2012
It actually has a side exit as well. I assume it has a y pipe with a butterfly you can open to go from a quiet exhaust to a loud one
David Pires-Ihsaan Jun 23, 2012
It goes down the side of the car to go out the back...
Carlton Salmon Jun 23, 2012
Is it even functional, as there seems to be another exhaust protruding from the rear bumper...?
Shawn Sullivan Jun 23, 2012
I disagree Devon the exhaust doesn't always have to be huge and obnoxious this look fitting for the car
Devin Babyn Jun 23, 2012
I think the exhaust looks dumb. If you're Going to go with side exhaust it has to be fatty. Not some pinner 1''
Abraham Mendoza Jun 23, 2012
Wow, you don't see much of these today.
Adam Lopinsky Jun 23, 2012
I live that exhaust
Description: At the time, these cars were equipped with the latest so-called luxury features that are often now standard today. They included power windows, air conditioning, electric seats and sunroof, a burglar ...
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Paul Lissona Jun 25, 2012
They said no replacement for displacement then.
Dan Ruth Jun 24, 2012
My car came standard with ac, thats it.
Abraham Mendoza Jun 23, 2012
Back in the day, Displacement was power, and torque.
Tyler Ocho-Cinco Jun 23, 2012
David Pires-Ihsaan Jun 23, 2012
For '73 yes. For 7.5l not so much...
Dimitry Mikhailovich Malikov Jun 23, 2012
425 HP! What a beast!
Description: Upon its initial launch, the Blackhawk had pretty solid success, with Elvis Presley buying the very first one in 1971 (and later customized by George Barris). He liked it so much that he later bought ...
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Tim Preisinger Jun 23, 2012
Pretty big names
Abraham Mendoza Jun 23, 2012
That's quite a list.
Jordan Jackson Jun 26, 2012
Or it was the basis for all pimp cats to come, lol
Ben Bourdon Jun 24, 2012
This car was designed by a pimp for sure
Geoff Novak Jun 23, 2012
I love how the exaust comes out of the front then travels the side
Description: Throughout the Blackhawk's life, it received several mechanical upgrades and a total of seven generations were hand-built by the time production ended. All told, 500 to 600 units were completed. ...
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Description: It has a 'Buy it Now' price of $40,000, but for something that was truly the "it" car in terms of supreme luxury for its day, this is certainly not a bad price for those who still ...
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Jerry Cole Jun 23, 2012
hm. better than a lot of interiors today actually. and no, not because of the gold
Frank Dreitlein Jun 23, 2012
tool box in passenger side is not saying much for the vehicle, especially when trying to sell it.
Carlton Salmon Jun 23, 2012
Designed by Will.I.Am's dad!!
Logan LeMonnier Jun 23, 2012
That is interesting
Mark Shearer Jun 23, 2012
At a local car show here in central PA a few years ago, my DeLorean lost placing for a trophy in the 'special interest' category to one of these. I have no idea what year that one is but it isn't in nearly as good a shape as the one in this story.
Logan LeMonnier Jun 23, 2012
Not an attractive car by any means but still cool