Explore carphoto's photos on Flickr. This gorgeous, meticulously-restored Packard Custom Eight Runabout is a marvelous example of one of the most desirable models. Explore catzcartas' photos on Flickr. Originally owned by John Ringling, who special ordered the car in robins egg blue. Prettiest car at the show. All of my classic car photos can be found here: Car Collections.
We are closed on Sundays. The Twin Six was introduced in May as a model and immediately became a sensation. Although Packards were too big and too heavy to be considered true performance cars, in July , race car driver Ralph De Palma lapped the Chicago Speedway in a Twin Six touring car at an average speed of The Twin Six completely overshadowed the six-cylinder cars, which were discontinued in September , and remained in production through June with various minor refinements. Packard sold 35, Twin Sixes in all, a remarkable total for such an expensive car. Even before the Armistice, Packard president Alvan Macauley decided it would be prudent to offer a smaller, cheaper model. This emerged in September as the Single Six, powered by a new cu.