1937 Packard 115 C

Cabriolet Coachwork by Graber

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1937
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Red
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Packard Motor Car Company produced some of the most attractive factory coachwork of any company. As a result of this few Packards received custom bodywork. There are some notable custom bodies out there but even the famed Deitrich and LeBarons of 34 were still basically factory-styled cars. Packard liked to control the looks of their cars and when they did offer coachwork by other builders it was often to there own design or selection.

Things were a bit different in Europe. Tax laws and duties made imported cars prohibitively expensive. In certain countries if the car was imported as a chassis and equipped with European coachwork and accessories a significant portion of the duty could be avoided. Never a truly popular concept, a handful of American made it to Europe and received custom coachwork upon arrival.

This is the case with this handsome Packard. The junior series Packards had particular appeal abroad as there size was more appropriate for the road cond