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For Sale: 1940 Packard Super Eight in Waterloo, Ontario

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Vehicle Description


Vehicle Details:

- Big Series Packard '160' Super 8 1803 Five Passenger Touring Sedan
- Designated FULL Classic by the CCCA Classic Car Club of America
- Fully restored both esthetically and mechanically
- Excellent finish in Packard correct Centennial Blue
- Excellent chrome stainless and all brite work trim
- Correctly and finely restored upholstery and interior, excellent interior wood graining
- Twin side mount spares with full steel side mount covers
- Well equipped with functional factory overdrive, original Motorola radio and aux speaker
- Heater and working clock, addition of signal lights and halogen 6 volt headlighting
- Mechanically has been completely refurbished, rebuilt and overhauled
- An incredibly fine running and driving Packard, a true gentleman on the open road

This Full Classic Touring Sedan on the 127" wheel base has a Stately stance and look , especially with the desirable twin side mounts and full steel side mount covers.

Outstanding presentation from the exterior , finished in Packard correct Centennial blue with fine gold accented pin striping and the body lines and triple stripe on the wheels. All of the additional trim found on the 1940 160 including the chromed pot metal fine window surround trim is in place and in excellent condition. In true Art -deco design the 160 was also trimmed with a chromed finely grooved corduroy style belt line leading to a well detailed hood louver and boast-full Packard Super 8 Cloisonne all found in exceptional condition. Still housing the original rubber running board mats ( a testimony to the cars 75 years of great care) still retaining the fine stainless trim on the mats in true pre war deco styling.

The interior has been fully and correctly restored to fine detail, seats and upholstery in light grey broadcloth with fine grey and blue pin-stripping. Carpet is high grade tight weave in grey , correctly and finely trimmed. Door panels are finished on correctly style woolen fabric and sewn and trimmed to factory specs. An outstanding interior complemented by exceptional wood graining found on the dash and all window garnish mouldings. The dash boasts the original Deco style plastics found in excellent original condition, functioning Motorola AM radio and under dash Motorola '500' speaker. Original working dash clock and factory heater. Rounded out by Packard script step plates and a fabulous and uniquely styled Packard Steering wheel.

Mecahnically this great example has been fully addressed, motor has been professionally rebuilt, transmission, rearend and Packard over drive have been fully serviced. The car has been correctly and completely re-wired, fuel system serviced including brand new gas tank. Cooling system serviced , brakes all rebuilt replaced and serviced , a nearley new set of correct width wide white wall in Radials. After all the mechaniclals have been addressed and continued service and maintenance has continued on this great Packard the end result is an incredibly well mannered Classic on the open roads. This Packard runs and drives as well as one could imagine. Ample power with the big Packard series, 356 cid flat head straight eight, the wonderful addition to the Packard overdrive allowing open road highway speeds with out the strain on the Packard engine. The car starts well, idles to an amazing low RPM as only a fine Packard could, often stop light idles can be mistaken for a none running car. The braking system is excellent the car stops easily and squarely without and lurch or pull. Truly a turn key example that is ready for family fun short jaunts or all out Classic Car Club sanctioned CARavnas and multi day tours. Please be sure to review all of the photos and read thru the description.

Any questions or comments please do not hesitate to call me @ 519 573 3669 or email

Always pleased and proud to offer out another great Packard

We have been dealing in Antique, Classic, Vintage and specialty cars for many years. We pride ourselves in offering hand picked examples that we are proud to offer and are confident our clients will be proud to own. Our passion lies in low mileage original examples as well as well restored examples. Please take the time to view our inventory . We are located in Waterloo Ontario Canada and have many many satisfied clients in the US as well as Internationally. We ship many examples to both our neighbors to the south as well as around the world. Selling / shipping vehicles to the United States as well as Internationally is something we do regularly and have refined a seamless simple approach. Please do not hesitate to call or email with any questions or comments.
Always best to reach me on my cell 519 573 3669 Look forward to speaking with you today, Mike

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Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-698622
  • Price:Contact Seller
  • Location:Waterloo, Ontario
  • Year:1940
  • Make:Packard
  • Model:Super Eight
  • Exterior Color:Unspecified
  • Interior Color:Unspecified
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:40 Packard Super 8 160
  • Trim Level:160 Tourin