The Light Eight was Packard’s first attempt to actually offer a more economical model. The car didn’t, for reasons beyond his control, and was built for less than a year. Its engine had a shutterless locking thermostat and a … Read more “
Engineering changes for the Standard Eight were used on the larger eights, its horsepower now up to 120. The former “Custom” designation was dropped, both 840 and 845 now called DeLuxe.
Packard De Luxe Eight Roadster is one of the … Read more “
The Packard De Luxe Eight Roadster is a 2 door roadster-bodied car with a front positioned engine powering the rear wheels. It forms part of Packard’s 745 model range. It is powered by a naturally aspirated engine of 6.3 … Read more “
The Packard Deluxe Eight Sport Phaeton is one of the most desirable of the open Classic Age Packards and possibly one of the company’s most emblematic designs. It is understandable that survivors are appreciated by their owners and are … Read more “
The Eight Sedan-Limousine is a road car from Packard, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon body style. The Packard Eight Sedan-Limousine belongs to the 443 range of cars from Packard.
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The Fourth Series six-cylinder Packard, now called simply “Six,” was introduced in August 1926. The engine benefited from a new “Turbo-Head” with redesigned combustion chambers that boosted horsepower to 81.
New aluminum pistons and a redesigned intake manifold contributed … Read more “
The 1926 Third Series was Packard’s six-cylinder line and was offered on two wheelbase lengths – the Model 326 (126-inches) and the Model 333 (133-inches), with a wide selection of coachwork available. The engine remained an L-head in-line six, … Read more “
Responsible for lifting Packard out of the post–World War 1 depression, the ‘Six’ range was current between 1921 and 1928. Engineered to the same exacting standards as its larger brethren, the newcomer was based around a beautifully wrought ladder-frame … Read more “
There were 7,746 examples of the Packard Twin Six sold in 1916, its introductory year, with figures increasing to 8,899 in 1917. This was an amazing accomplishment considering the relatively high starting price of $2,600 that these luxury cars … Read more “
Five Model A Packards were built, with construction on all of them having begun by the end of 1899. All of these cars might be regarded as production prototypes as there were differences in each. The Packard H-gate shift … Read more “