Hawk Performance

Hawk Brake Pads

For more than 25 years Hawk Performance has been creating powerful and reliable brake pads for your vehicles. Many professional drivers choose Hawk Performance due to their high quality product. In fact, Hawk is the official brake product for motorsport organizations like the National Auto Sport Association, Ron Fellows Performance Driving School, Stadium Super Trucks, the SCCA, and Allen Berg Racing School.  Hawk carries products for muscle cars, motorcycles, imports, SUVS and Indycars. 


Once you start modifying your vehicles engine power, it’s important to think of your stopping power. The more power your car is pushing, the more power that is required from your brakes.  All Hawk Performance brake pads will dramatically improve your braking capabilities. Additionally, by upgrading you can expect a safer ride, and a less noisy brake pad. Hawk also has a very diverse catalog, with pads available for more than 30,000 vehicles. Depending on your vehicle and driving applications, the type of pad you may need can vary.  Each pad will have its own individual benefit. 

Hawk HPS 5.0 Street Pads

HPS 5.0 Street Pads

The High Performance Street 5.0 pad gives your vehicle great stopping power and pedal feel without compromising ABS.  HPS 5.0 is a Ferro-Carbon compound brake pad that provides advanced braking characteristics which enhances your driving experience. These brake pads are able to handle a higher level of heat then your factory pads.  You can expect shorter stopping distances, improved performance under heavy braking conditions, and street friendly for your daily driving. 

  • 100-750 F Operating temperatures
  • 100-550 F Optimal temperature range
  • Great rotor & pad wear life
  • Smooth braking feel
  • Premium replacement brake pad for American muscle cars, European touring sedans and tuners.
Hawk Performance Ceramic Brake Pads

Performance Ceramic

If your looking for a brake pad with low noise, low dust and great braking quality then the Performance Ceramic brake pads are for you. Their composite material helps reduce brake NVH. NVH stands for Noise, Vibration and Harshness. With a linear friction profile, it allows your vehicles ABS system to operate most effectively. With these pads you can expect an extremely quiet ride, reduced brake pad wear, longer rotor life, and increased stopping power. 

  • Ultra-low dust
  • Gentle on rotors for extended pad life
  • 100-650 F operating temperatures
  • 100-450 F optimal temperature range
Hawk LTS Brake Pads


When you have a truck or an SUV, you need brake pads specifically designed to handle your vehicles applications.  Trucks that are dealing with heavy loads, or moderate towing need an increase in stopping power. You can expect that with Hawks composite brake pads, and an increase in fade resistance. These are the optimal choice for light duty trucks, all classes of SUVS, vans up to 1 ton.  

  • 20-40% Increase in stopping power from factory pads
  • Ferro-Carbon Friction
  • Low dust output
  • 100-700 F operating temperatures
  • 100-700 F optimal temperature range
Hawk Super Duty Brake Pads

Super Duty

Hawks Super Duty compound brake pads feature high quality performance, and severe-duty friction technology.  They are designed for construction vehicles, military, and commercial trucks. Being composed of Ferro-Carbon material allows them to handle high temperatures and have high fade resistance.  Engineered specifically for Class 2 & Higher, on-highway, and commercial – grade vehicles; Super Duty brake pads are not for personal & recreation use on your truck / SUV.

  • Technology engineered for use in heavy-duty on/off highway and military applications
  • Recommended for professional fleets (greater than 1 ton) and light trucks towing excessive payloads
  • 100-750 F operating temperatures
  • 100-500 F optimal temperature range
Hawk HPS Brake Pads


Known for their increased stopping power, High Performance Street Disc Pads (HPS) are made from a compound material. When upgrading you will notice 20-40% more stopping power vs. your factory brake pads.  You will also gain higher resistance to brake fade, which will create a better pedal feel and more consistent performance. These pads will also produce less dust. Smooth braking feel

  • Excellent for spirited driving
  • Gentle on rotors and extended pad life
  • 100-700 F Operating temperatures
  • 100-500 F optimal temperature range

Keeping your vehicles specific applications is important when deciding which brake pad is right for you.  One key thing to remember when deciding on a Hawk brake pad is all of their performance compound pads are not compatible with carbon ceramic rotors.  Hawk pads are designed to work with Iron/Metal rotors.