Packard One-Ten Special Convertible Coupe
Due to blockbuster sales in 1940, 1941 found the Junior Packards offered in a wide variety of body styles, including Standard, Deluxe, and Special packages. Delivered new to Newtown Motors in Elmira, New York, this Series 110 is a seldom-seen example. It received an extensive restoration many years ago and has many features more associated with a Senior Packard. Such items include a rare pushbutton AM radio, a heater, clock, and a most beautiful burled walnut wood grained dash. The paint continues to shine, with only a few touched up areas. The engine compartment and chassis show only minor road wear, and the underside is enhanced by the appearance of the newer exhaust. Coker Classic wide whitewalls complete the gleaming exterior, along with the power cloth top, brilliant chrome, and stainless, elegant Goddess of Speed mascot.
Part of the RM Auctions event for Charlie Thomas in October, 2012.
100 hp, 245 cu. in. L-head inline six-cylinder engine, three-speed manual transmission, coil spring independent front suspension, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 122 in.
Source: RM Auctions
Photo Credit: Darin Schnabel