1939 Packard 1708 Limousine

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$64,900

Year
1939
Make
Packard
Model
1708 Limousine
Stock
BTC0068
Vin
12352029
Miles
47,584
Engine Size
V12
Transmission Type
3 Speed Manual
Body Color
Black
Interior Color
Beige
Drivetrain
RWD
Location
Traverse City

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Packard started business in 1899 in Ohio but by 1902 with the help of some investors moved operations to Detroit. By 1903 They were producing automobiles in at that time was the largest plant by far coming in at 3,500,000 square feet and was considered the most modern automobile facility in the world. In fact, much of it still stand today after being closed for more than 50 years.

The earliest Packard's were all single cylinder but by 1915 had grown to the ever so sought after and collectable V-12 engines also known as the “Twin Six”. Packard managed to make it through the depression and were considered the only “Luxury” car brand left after the likes of Dusenberg and Peerless fell during that time.

This particular model is very rare and is also the last year for the V-12 engine that Packard produced. It comes from long-term family ownership dating back to the late 1970's. The car spent its early life in Virginia before moving west to California and AZ where it spent its life from the late 70's up until six years ago, where it is now owned by a grand son. The car received a partial mechanical restoration in the late 80's and early 90's with paperwork and receipts. Although this Packard is in running and driving condition it is in need of some freshening up. It could use a full service including fluid flush and belt service. It is also riding on tires that I predict are around thirty years old. This is a very solid, rust free V-12 Packard that is 100% complete. This Packard can be enjoyed as is or would make a great starting point for a restoration candidate. It has records dating back 35 years and is ready for any thing.

To see over 80 photos of this car, including under carriage please visit our website www.grautogallery.com

This vehicle is located at our Traverse City facility.

Gr Auto Gallery, LLC and our sister company, Wheelz Sales and Leasing Inc. makes every effort to represent each vehicle accurately and with integrity. We also welcome third party inspections when necessary. Although we try to do our very best to be accurate in our description writing we are human and do make mistakes. Unless otherwise noted, All vehicles are sold AS IS, No Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales final.

Basic

Year
1939
Make
Packard
Model
1708 Limousine
Hobby Segment
Classic
Miles
47,584
Drivetrain
RWD

Body

Body Style
Sedan
Doors
4
Body Color
Black
Stripes
No

Interior

Interior Color
Beige
Center Console
No

Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
V12
Transmission Type
3 Speed Manual

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