1951-1953 packard mayfair side view

The high cost of the 1951-1953 Packard Mayfair, coupled with the public attitude toward the Packard name, doomed the Mayfair as a luxury model.

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1951, 1952, 1953 Packard Mayfair Specifications

Though the 1951, 1952, 1953 Packard Mayfair had a mildly successful run, it was simply too expensive to keep up with the Cadillacs it was supposed to compete with. Check out the 1951-1953 Packard Mayfair specifications below.


Engine: sidevalve I-8, 327.0 cid (3.50 × 4.25); 1951-1952 150/155 bhp; 1953 180 bhp

Transmission: 3-speed manual; overdrive and Ultramatic optional

Suspension, front: independent, coil springs, tube shocks

Suspension, rear: live axle, leaf springs, tube shocks

Brakes: front/rear drums

Wheelbase (in.): 122.0

Weight (lbs): 3,805-3,905

Top speed (mph): 90

0-60 mph (sec): 15.0

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