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.
1936 Packard One Twenty Model 120-B Gallery
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|type||Series Production Car|
|built at||Detroit, Michigan, USA|
|price $||$ 990|
|predeccesor||1935 Packard One Twenty Model 120-A|
|succeccesor||1937 Packard One Twenty Model 120-C|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|tran clutch||10-Inch Dry Plate|
Auction Sales History
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