GR Auto Gallery is pleased to present this stylish 1950 Packard Custom 8 Convertible. This stunning classic comes in a brilliant dark burgundy paint job complemented by a tan convertible top and a clean beige interior. The convertible top is in excellent condition and functions as it should. Powering this head turning classic is a massive 454 cubic inch V8 motor mated to a smooth shifting 700R4 automatic transmission. Upgrades to the 454 include a full custom exhaust, 4 barrel carburetor and a custom cam. Features of the Packard include functional heat, A/C, power steering, power front disc brakes, GM subframe and more. This vehicle comes to us out of the private collection of a automotive professional. As such the vehicle was always properly maintained and stored. The Packard name has always stood for luxury and style and this 1950 is no exception. Don't miss your opportunity to scoop up this one because you may never find another one like it. Please contact us today for more information.
Packard was an American luxury automobile marque built by the Packard Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan, United States. In 1950, sales dropped to 42,000 cars for the model year. When Packard's president George T. Christopher set course for an evolutionary styling approach with a facelift for 1951, others wanted a radical new design. In the end, Christopher resigned and Packard treasurer Hugh Ferry became president - he demanded a new direction. The first Packard automobiles were produced in 1899, and the last Detroit-built Packard in 1956, when they built the Packard Predictor, their last concept car.
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