1930 Packard 745 Dual Cowl Phaeton
Lot No. 501
Auctioned on Saturday, May 11, 2013
Sold for $198,000
- 384.8-cid, 106-hp straight eight-cylinder engine
- Floor-shift manual transmission
- Former AACA National First Prize winner
- First-rate restoration 20 years ago
- Many desired features
- Full CCCA Classic
This Model 45 Packard is richly and beautifully presented in black with green leather interior and a black convertible top. The car is nicely enhanced by green pinstripes and green wheel rims and hubs that are joined by polished stainless steel spokes. The car received a first-rate restoration approximately 20 years ago, and it has been very well preserved. This outstanding car is a past AACA National First Prize winner.
The “Super 8” engine is an inline eight-cylinder measures 384.8-cid and produces 106 horsepower. It is mated to a floor-shift manual transmission. The interior also features a wood-grain dashboard with full instrumentation and additional door trim that create a luxurious surrounding.
On the exterior the car is fitted with dual sidemounts that have chrome metal covers with mirrors, dual spotlights, dual Pilot Rays, radiator stone guard and trunk with corresponding rack. Both windshields have wind-wings and the radiator is topped with an Adonis mascot. The Packard is also recognized as a Full Classic by the Classic Car Club of America.