Packard Eight Station Sedan

For 1948, Packard had its all-new 22nd Series ready, a wider and lower adaptation of the sleek Clipper lines. The Packard Station Sedan thus became part of the lowest-priced Standard Eight series. Priced at $3,425, it was the most expensive of the short-wheelbase Packards, even the Super Eight models.

Production was not enormous, with fewer than 3,900 in slightly more than two years, most of them built in 1948. A few were carried over into the 23rd Series as 1950 models.

This car was auctioned off by RM Auctions in January of 2011 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa, Phoenix, Arizona.

135 bhp, 288.0 cu. in. L-head inline eight-cylinder engine, three-speed manual transmission with overdrive, independent coil spring front suspension, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 120"

Source: RM Auctions

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