1940s Classic Packard Cars

The 1940s Classic Packard Cars Channel covers popular antique Packards from the decade. Take a look under the hoods of different 1940s classic Packard cars.


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1947 Packard Custom Super Clipper Touring Sedan

The 1947 Packard Custom Super Clipper Touring Sedan was the first car Packard launched after World War II. The Super Clipper is respected as a top level luxury car, having attained Milestone status with the Milestone Car Society. Learn more about this classic.

1941-1947 Packard Clipper

To drive the 1941-1947 Packard Clipper is to experience prewar American production-car design at its most advanced. It would have been very successful had World War II not halted production. See pictures and read about this classic car.

1940 Packard Darrin One-Eighty Victoria Convertible

In 1940 Packard consolidated its assembly lines and began building the senior Packards, such as the 1940 Packard Darrin One-Eighty Victoria Convertible, alongside the junior cars. Learn about the 1940 Packard Darrin One-Eighty Victoria Convertible.

1948 Packard Vignale Convertible Coupe

In 1948, Packard, one of America's finest luxury cars, was starting its decline. Meanwhile, Carrozzeria Vignale was a promising newcomer among Italian coachbuilders. Learn how the two came together to make the 1948 Packard Vignale Convertible Coupe.

1948-1950 Packard Eight Station Sedan

The Packard Eight Station Sedan was just one mistake that caused the eventual downfall of Packard. The car was a bad idea because the decision to build it was based on an incorrect corporate self-image. Learn more about the Packard Eight Station Sedan.

1940 Packard One Twenty

The 1940 Packard One Twenty club sedan had a distinctive look and updated amenities. The unmistakable Packard look was subtly altered with small side grilles which made them appear wider when seen from the front. Learn more about this stylish car.

1941 Packard One Eighty

The 1941 Packard One Eighty was available by special order and was custom-built by independent builders. The headlights were molded into the fenders, and large radiator side grills and a longer hood were featured. Learn more about the 1941 Packard One Eighty.

1937-1947 Packard Six

The Packard Six was a mid-priced car that was just what the market was looking for. The Six was a medium-priced car that included all of the best features Packard had become famous for. Find history and specifications for the 1937-1947 Packard Six.

1940 Packard One Eighty

The 1940 Packard One Eighty served as the basis for the Darrin Victoria roadster. The car carried a 356-cubic-inch L-head straight-eight engine that produced 160 horsepower. Learn more about the 1940 Packard One Eighty and its custom version.

1949-1950 Packard Super Eight DeLuxe

The 1949-1950 Packard Super DeLuxe Eight offered attractive looks at an attractive price. It also offered better performance than heavier customs despite a smaller engine. Find specifications and more on this classic car.

1940-1941 Packard Super Eight One Sixty Convertibles

The 1940-1941 Packard Super Eight/One Sixty Convertibles offered traditional Packard styling and a top-notch engine. The magnificent 356-cid straight eight engine produced 165 horsepower. Learn more about this classic.

1940-1942 Packard Custom Super Eight 180

The 1940-1942 Packard Custom Super Eight 180 featured amazing styling plus super luxury. The Super Eight 180 was fitted with a 356 cid inline eight engine that produced 165 horsepower. Find out more about this classic car.

1940-1942 Packard One Twenty & Clipper One Twenty Convertibles

The 1940-1942 Packard One Twenty and Clipper One Twenty Convertibles offered classic lines and fine performance. Power was provided by a 282-cid straight eight engine that produced up to 125 horsepower. Learn more about this series.