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1936 Packard One Twenty Model 120-B

1936 Packard One Twenty Model 120-B

After saving Company from near-oblivion, the One Twenty series was upgraded in 1936 to 120-B specification and continued to sell in record numbers.

The 120-B was revealed in September of 1935 with a larger 282 in³ engine and other refinements such as a new cellular radiator, accelerator linkage, shift mechanism and coil springs.

The new Convertible Sedan body was the most expensive at $1395 compared to the standard Business Coupe at $990. Other available bodies included the Convertible Coupe, Sport Coupe, Touring Coupe, Sedan and Touring Sedan.

Outwardly the 1936 120-B received larger bumpers with guards and did away the suicide front doors in favor of front-hinging units.

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1936 Packard One Twenty Model 120-B

In Detail

type Series Production Car
built at Detroit, Michigan, USA
production 24981
price $ $ 990
predeccesor 1935 Packard One Twenty Model 120-A
succeccesor 1937 Packard One Twenty Model 120-C
engine Inline-8
ignition Double Breaker Distibutor
block material Cast Iron w/Aluminum Cylinder Head
fuel feed Stromgberg EE-14
displacement 4621 cc / 282 in³
bore 82.55 mm / 3.25 in
stroke 114.30 mm / 4.5 in
compression 6.5:1
engine designer Jesse Vincent
power 89.5 kw / 120 bhp @ 3800 rpm
specific output 25.97 bhp per litre
torque 305.1 nm / 225 ft lbs @ 2000 rpm
body / frame Wooden & Steel Body over Steel Chassis
driven wheels RWD
wheel type 16-Inch Steel Disc
steering Worm & Roller
f suspension Parallel Arm w/Coil Springs, Delco Shock Aborbers
r suspension Solid Axle w/Semi-Elliptic Leaf Springs, Delco Shock Aborbers, Anti-Roll Bar
wheelbase 3048 mm / 120 in
front track 1499 mm / 59 in
rear track 1524 mm / 60 in
transmission 3-Speed Transmission
tran clutch 10-Inch Dry Plate

Auction Sales History

1936 Packard One Twenty Model 120-B

1936 Packard One Twenty Convertible Victoria by LeBaron 120B-1112 – sold for $165,000 Unique custom aluminum coachwork on the “junior” Packard chassis. Formerly owned by Edward Herrmann. Fascinating known history since the 1940s. Restored by RM Auto Restoration. CCCA Full Classic. Auction Source: RM Sotheby’s Monterey 2015