Packard Twelve Seventeenth Series

Packard 1708 Twelve
1939 Packard 1708 Twelve
Produced: 446
Original Price: $4,500 - $8,400
Average Auction Sale: $135,716
Median Auction Sale: $141,625
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Packard 1707 Twelve
1939 Packard 1707 Twelve
Produced: 446
Original Price: $4,140 - $6,730
Average Auction Sale: $115,054
Median Auction Sale: $99,000
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Packard Twelve Seventeenth Series

Packard 1608 Twelve
1938 Packard 1608 Twelve
Produced: 566
Original Price: $4,370 - $9,500
Average Auction Sale: $163,915
Median Auction Sale: $140,170
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Packard 1607 Twelve
1938 Packard 1607 Twelve
Produced: 566
Original Price: $4,100 - $6,700
Average Auction Sale: $194,967
Median Auction Sale: $192,475
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Packard Twelve Seventeenth Series

Packard 1508 Twelve
1937 Packard 1508 Twelve
Produced: 1,300
Original Price: $3,900 - $5,923
Average Auction Sale: $145,407
Median Auction Sale: $71,500
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Packard 1507 Twelve
1937 Packard 1507 Twelve
Produced: 1,300
Original Price: $3,400 - $5,725
Average Auction Sale: $172,125
Median Auction Sale: $150,000
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Packard Twelve Seventeenth Series

Packard Twelve
1936 Packard Twelve
Produced: 682
Original Price: $3,800 - $6,400
Average Auction Sale: $170,500
Median Auction Sale: $148,500
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Packard Model 1408
1936 Packard Model 1408
Produced: 682
Original Price: $4,300 - $6,400
Average Auction Sale: $203,500
Median Auction Sale: $203,500
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Packard Model 1407 Twelve
1936 Packard Model 1407 Twelve
Produced: 682
Original Price: $3,800 - $6,300
Average Auction Sale: $238,088
Median Auction Sale: $217,250
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Packard Model 1406
1936 Packard Model 1406
Original Price: $4,490
Average Auction Sale: $151,050
Median Auction Sale: $151,050
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Packard Twelve Seventeenth Series

Packard Twelve
1935 Packard Twelve
Original Price: $3,800 - $6,400
Average Auction Sale: $197,510
Median Auction Sale: $181,500
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Packard Twelve Seventeenth Series

Packard 1005 Twelve
1933 Packard 1005 Twelve
Produced: 244
Original Price: $3,700 - $4,700
Average Auction Sale: $311,304
Median Auction Sale: $302,500
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Packard 1006 Twelve
1933 Packard 1006 Twelve
Produced: 276
Original Price: $4,085 - $7,034
Average Auction Sale: $966,333
Median Auction Sale: $662,750
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Packard Twelve Seventeenth Series

Packard 1108 Twelve
1934 Packard 1108 Twelve
Produced: 960
Original Price: $4,200 - $14,000
Average Auction Sale: $1,094,035
Median Auction Sale: $495,000
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Packard 1106 Twelve
1934 Packard 1106 Twelve
Produced: 960
Original Price: $7,750 - $7,800
Average Auction Sale: $1,055,333
Median Auction Sale: $297,000
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Packard Twelve
1934 Packard Twelve
Original Price: $4,590 - $6,800
Average Auction Sale: $812,900
Median Auction Sale: $555,500
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Packard 1107 Twelve
1934 Packard 1107 Twelve
Produced: 960
Original Price: $3,800 - $4,800
Average Auction Sale: $321,832
Median Auction Sale: $330,000
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Packard Twelve Seventeenth Series

Packard Model 905 Twin Six
1932 Packard Model 905 Twin Six
Produced: 311
Original Price: $3,665 - $4,400
Average Auction Sale: $498,715
Median Auction Sale: $461,000
Chassis Profiles
Packard Model 906 Twin Six
1932 Packard Model 906 Twin Six
Produced: 236
Original Price: $4,000 - $4,200
Average Auction Sale: $691,214
Median Auction Sale: $440,000
Chassis Profiles

Packard Twelve Seventeenth Series

Packard Twin-Six 3-35
1920 Packard Twin-Six 3-35
Original Price: $5,500 - $8,000
Average Auction Sale: $198,550
Median Auction Sale: $198,550
Chassis Profiles
Packard Twin Six
1918 Packard Twin Six
Produced: 2,739
Original Price: $3,455 - $5,656
Average Auction Sale: $121,340
Median Auction Sale: $121,340
Chassis Profiles
Packard Twin-Six
1917 Packard Twin-Six
Original Price: $2,865 - $4,915
Average Auction Sale: $231,000
Median Auction Sale: $231,000
Chassis Profiles
Packard Twin Six
1916 Packard Twin Six
Produced: 3,606
Original Price: $2,650 - $4,860
Average Auction Sale: $132,783
Median Auction Sale: $79,774
Chassis Profiles
Packard Twin Six Racer
1916 Packard Twin Six Racer
Average Auction Sale: $155,100
Median Auction Sale: $155,100
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Packard Model 1-25
1915 Packard Model 1-25
Original Price: $2,600 - $4,050
Average Auction Sale: $170,500
Median Auction Sale: $170,500
Chassis Profiles
The Packard Twin Six was produced from 1915 - 1923. The name 'Twin Six' would be revived years later eventually becoming known as the Packard 'Twelve'.

There were 7,746 examples of the Packard Twin Six sold in 1916, its introductory year, with figures increasing to 8,899 in 1917. This was an amazing accomplishment considering the relatively high starting price of $2,600 that these luxury cars demanded.

The V-12 engine was comprised of two six-cylinder cars-iron blocks set at a 60-degree angle and rested atop an aluminum crankcase. It was a side-valve design that displaced a total of 424 cubic-inches and produced 88 horsepower. The pistons were made from lightweight aluminum alloy and there was full pressure lubrication which aided in the longevity of the engine.

The engine, clutch, and gearbox were a single unit and replaced Packard's earlier design of having the transaxle mounted on the rear axle. Packard was one of the first to use this type of drivelines. This setup reduced unsprung weight of the rear axle, improved ride and handling, and provided more reliability and rigidity.

The technological improvements continued for 1917 with Packard introducing a redesigned Twin Six with separate cylinder block and head castings. The aluminum pistons now had two compression rings and an oil scraper. Also, the intake and exhaust manifolds were redesigned. Even with these improvements, the horsepower rated remained at 88, although the rated RPM figure dropped from 3000 to 2600.
By Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2008
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* Please note, dates are approximate

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