Packard built premier luxury and quality automobiles from 1899 until 1958. While founded in Warren, Ohio, Packard is best known for their Detroit, Michigan produced automobiles. Unique symbols such as the trademark red hexagon and Coat of Arms readily identify the marque. Their radiator ornaments were equally graceful and well known with the most famous being The Goddess of Speed, Adonis at the Well, and the Cormorant. Their most memorable slogan was 'Ask the Man Who Owns One.'
Production of the 1940 models started in August of 1939. Records show that this Packard was delivered to a dealership in October 1939. The Packard 120 features a 120 hp @ 3200 RPM, 282 cubic-inch flathead straight eight engine.