1948 Packard Custom Eight Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

Features

Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Production Years for Series : 1948 - 1950
Price : $3,705-$4,865
Weight : 4385 lbs | 1989.003 kg

Power

V 8 | L-Head
Displacement : 5359 cc | 327.0 cu in. | 5.4 L.
Power : 145 BHP (106.72 KW) @ 3600 RPM
Bore : 3.5 in | 89 mm.
Stroke : 4.3 in | 108 mm.
Compression : 7.0:1
Main Bearings : 5
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter WDO 2-barrel 643SA carburetor
Transmission:
Automatic

Production Figures

Total Packard Production for 1948 : 92,251
1948 Packard Custom Eight
Closed Long Wheelbase Sedans : 231
Closed Standard Wheelbase Sedans : 5,935
Victoria Convertible Coupes : 1,103

Dimensions

Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 212.6 in | 5401 mm.
Wheelbase : 127.0 in | 3226 mm.
Front Track : 59.6 in | 1514 mm.
Rear Track : 60.7 in | 1542 mm.
Closed Standard Wheelbase Sedan
Price : $3,755
Weight : 4180 lbs | 1896.016 kg
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 212.6 in | 5401 mm.
Wheelbase : 127.0 in | 3226 mm.
Front Track : 59.6 in | 1514 mm.
Rear Track : 60.7 in | 1542 mm.
Closed Standard Wheelbase Club Sedan
Price : $3,705
Weight : 4115 lbs | 1866.533 kg
Seating Capacity : 6
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 212.6 in | 5401 mm.
Wheelbase : 127.0 in | 3226 mm.
Front Track : 59.6 in | 1514 mm.
Rear Track : 60.7 in | 1542 mm.
Closed Long Wheelbase Sedan
Price : $4,700
Weight : 4858 lbs | 2203.552 kg
Seating Capacity : 7
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 233.6 in | 5934 mm.
Wheelbase : 148.0 in | 3759 mm.
Front Track : 59.6 in | 1514 mm.
Rear Track : 60.7 in | 1542 mm.
Closed Long Wheelbase Limousine
Price : $4,865
Weight : 4878 lbs | 2212.624 kg
Seating Capacity : 7
Doors : 4
Exterior
Length : 233.6 in | 5934 mm.
Wheelbase : 148.0 in | 3759 mm.
Front Track : 59.6 in | 1514 mm.
Rear Track : 60.7 in | 1542 mm.

Handling

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 7.00x15

1948 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $1,250
Avg. Household Income : $2,950
Avg. Home : $7,700
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.16

The 1948 Packard Custom Eight measures 212.63 inches in length, and has a wheelbase of 127.00 inches.

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