The Hupmobile Skylark was an automobile produced between 1939 and 1941.
It was conceived as a last-ditch effort to save Hupp as their sales dwindled. The molds for the defunct Cord 810/812 were acquired. Hupmobile hired John Tjaarda, designer of the Lincoln Zerphy to facelift the front end of the car. It used the Hupmoible rear-wheel drive chassis, engine and drivetrain.
Hupp's financial situation forced them to have the Graham-Paige Company build the bodies. The Cord tooling was not intended to be volume production and Graham/Hupp production only reached 170 per week, not nearly enough to support the two companies. By September, 1940, both companies called it quits after building just 319 Hupmobiles and 1,859 Grahams.
The Skylark, originally named the 'Junior Six', was powered by a 245 CID straight 6-cylinder engine producing 101 horsepower.