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For Sale: 1954 Packard Clipper in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Vehicle Description

1954 Packard Convertible: Luxury and Reliability--Price Just Lowered!!

All one needs to do is listen (if you can hear it) to this Packard’s engine to know why our ’54 convertible was one of America’s premier cars.  Quiet running, smartly styled, elegant interior, smooth to drive:  that’s what made them “the car of choice” of the rich and famous.

Restored and Pampered

This 1954 Packard convertible was the owners’ pride and joy:

    • Dependable straight 8 cylinder engine;
    • Automatic transmission
    • Complete repaint in Chariot Red;
    • Excellent leather interior;
    • Converted to 12 volts;
    • Starts at the press of the starter; and
    • Stops straight and true.

Excellent from Top to Bottom

  • Paint and Body

The re-spray of this Packard in its Chariot Red makes it look almost as nice it did when the car was at the Packard dealership in 1954.    The vibrant color contributes to the elegance of this Packard convertible.

The chrome trim (bumpers, grill, etc.) is all in excellent condition, setting off the stateliness of the car.

The underside of this Packard appears solid and sound.

The white convertible top is in excellent condition as is the rear window.  The electric top raising/lowering mechanism works properly.

  • Interior

The white leather interior is clean and fresh-looking, and as one would expect, the upholstery is free of rips, holes or separations.

The dash and interior window trim are in excellent condition.

The safety features (lights, wipers, horn, turn signals) appear to work as intended.


The in-line 8 cylinder engine, for which Packard was known, starts right up and runs so quietly you can barely hear it.  At the touch of the starter the engine comes to life.  The electrical system was converted to a 12 volt system for additional reliability.

  • Transmission

The automatic transmission works smoothly and properly.

  • Brakes

The just-rebuilt power braking system on the Packard brings it to a quick halt without pulling from side to side.

  • Luxury and other features

This Packard will please the most discerning buyer:

  • Beautiful Chariot Red
  • Power convertible top
  • White leather interior
  • Conversion to 12 volts
  • Brake system rebuild
  • Real wire wheels
  • Fender skirts
  • Broadway G78-15 wide whitewall tires


A Great Example of Packard’s Popular Convertibles

There is one word that can best describe this 1954 convertible: WOW! Great paint, excellent upholstery, exceptional engine and transmission:  all of which make this classic Packard an enjoyable car to drive as well as a sound investment. 



Vehicle Details

  • 1954 Packard Clipper
  • Listing ID:CC-1343368
  • Price:$45,900
  • Location:Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Year:1954
  • Make:Packard
  • Model:Clipper
  • Exterior Color:Chariot Red
  • Interior Color:White leather
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Engine Size:Straight Eight
  • Odometer:3906
  • Convertible:Yes
  • VIN:54792141
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Restoration History:Fully Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Seat Material:Leather
  • AM Radio:Yes
  • Power Seats:Yes
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