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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

By the Auto Editors of Consumer Guide