1931 Packard 840

Deluxe Eight Roadster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1931
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Orange/Maroon
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of London

October 29, 2008
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Preview:
October 28 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
October 29 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalog available for £50.00. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.

AUCTION LOCATION
Battersea Evolution
Chelsea Bridge Entrance
Battersea Park
London SW11 4NJ

Body Style 472. 120 bhp, 384.8 cu. in. side valve eight-cylinder engine, four-speed manual transmission, solid front axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, live rear axle with semi-elliptic leaf springs, and four-wheel mechanical brakes. Wheelbase: 140.5" (3,570mm)

One of the most storied cars in Packard history is the 734 Speedster, built in 1929 and 1930 only. Patterned after a boattailed roadster built in 1928 by Chief Engineer Jes