Packard Custom Super Clipper Eight Club Sedan

The Packard Custom Super Clipper Eight Club Sedan – 2125 (1947) has an inline 8-cylinder 5834 cm3 and 165 hp @ 3600 rpm, RWD (rear-wheel drive), 3-speed manual gearbox and a wheelbase of 3226 mm.


This Custom Super Clipper sported distinctive interior trim, special carpeting, broadcloth and leather upholstery, and imitation wood paneling.

Optional Equiptment: White sidewall tires ($21). Heater. Radio. Fender skirts. Wheel trim rings. Roof mount radio antenna. Two-tone paint. Electromatic Clutch. Overdrive.

5,690 units of model 2106 corresponding to the 21 series of 1947 were manufactured.

Photo: Rex Gray [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Packard (1947)

Packard slipped into the 16th spot on auto industry sales charts this season. Sales rankings were based on calendar year deliveries of 55,477 vehicles, as opposed to a strong model year production total of 81,879 cars. The unusually large spread between the two is related to the changeover to the all-new Twenty-Second Series (1948-1949) models that were manufactured late in the 1947 calendar year. The one-millionth Packard was built during 1947. It was a 22nd Series Super Eight convertible.

Twenty-First Series

Clipper
Deluxe Clipper
Super Clipper
Custom Super Clipper

Model/chassis

2100 Clipper 6-cylinder
2101 Deluxe Clipper 8-cylinder
2103 Super Clipper 8-cylinder
2106 Custom Super Clipper 8-cylinder
2126 Custom Super Clipper 8-cylinder long wheelbase sedan / limousine
2130 Clipper 6-cylinder taxicab

Body number

21×2 touring sedan
21×5 club sedan
21×0 lwb limousine
21×1 lwb sedan
21×4 taxicab with partition
21×6 taxicab with no partition


POWER - CONTROL - PERFOMANCE
- $3,140 (1947) - 5834 cm3 - 8 cylinders in line
- Normal - 165 hp @ 3600 rpm
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- 4001 lb - 3-speed manual gearbox
- - 103 mph
- 1947 - Length: 5474 mm, Width: 1934 mm, Height 1626 mm - Wheelbase: 3226 mm
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- 7.00x15 - +6
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