1949 Packard Eight Series 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
Price : $2,225-$3,450
Weight : 4070 lbs | 1846.121 kg

Power

Inline 8 | L-Head
Displacement : 4719 cc | 288.0 cu in. | 4.7 L.
Power : 130 HP (95.68 KW) @ 3600 RPM
Bore : 3.5 in | 89 mm.
Stroke : 3.8 in | 95 mm.
Compression : 7.0:1
Main Bearings : 5
Valvetrain : 16 OHV (2 valves per cylinder)
Cylinder Block : Cast-iron
Carter WDO 2-barrel 644SA carburetor
Transmission:
Automatic

Production Figures

Total Packard Production for 1949 : 116,955
Total 1949 Eight Series production : 49,280
1949 Packard Eight Series

Handling

1949 Averages

Avg. Car Cost : $1,420
Avg. Household Income : $2,950
Avg. Home : $7,450
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.17


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