A total of 3,525 160's were produced in 1941, this limited production car is complete with factory overdrive and a vacuum power convertible top. The selling price was $1,937, plus extra cost for radio, heater and overdrive. The car came with a 356 cubic-inch flat head engine producing 160 horsepower.
The current owner purchased the car about two years ago and has been doing some restoration work on it. The car is driven on a regular basis.
This 1941 Packard 160 Convertible Sedan is powered by a Super 8 356 cubic-inch engine, which produces 160 horsepower. There is a three-speed, column mounted, gearbox and dual sidemounts with metal covers. The car is painted in Roman blue and has ma [Read More...] By Daniel Vaughan | May 2008
By the late 1930's most American custom coachbuilders had closed their doors. One that remained in business was Derham, in Rosemont, Pennsylvania, which amazingly continued to operate until 1971. [Read More...]
For 1941, Packard's 19th Series, headlights were incorporated into the fenders and the radiator pushed forward, giving the cars a longer appearance. This Packard was purchased new by a college professor in Asheville, NC who later sold it to another p [Read More...]
This car was restored in California and currently has less than 100 miles on the odometer since the restoration. The current owner purchased it sight-unseen. [Read More...]
Sold for $55,000 at 2010 RM Sothebys. Sold for $50,600 at 2011 Gooding & Company. Sold for $132,000 at 2012 Barrett-Jackson. There were minimal changes for the Packard's in 1941, though the new 19th Series did integrate some design features that had become increasingly common in American cars in the early 1940s. Among these was the integration of the headlamps into the fen [Read More...] By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2011
This is a Packard 160 Limousine Convertible with coachwork designed and built by Rollson, in New York City. It is a one-of-a-kind car, the only such body manufactured by the firm and sadly, the last custom coachwork automobile they built. It was owne [Read More...]
A day after making the headlines with their return to Le Mans, Ford grabbed the limelight in the Le Mans Legend as well, as a pair of GT40s that competed at La Sarthe in the 1960s finished one-two.