1940 Packard Super-8 One-Eighty


1940 Packard Super-8 One-Eighty

The Super-8 One Eighty was the last Packard built with semi-custom bodies by Rollston and LeBaron. The most expensive of these was the All-Weather Town Car which was a chauffeur-driven limousine at a cost of $4,820 each.

1933 Packard Super Eight Model 1004

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In Detail

submitted byRichard Owen
typeSeries Production Car
built atUSA
engineInline-8
positionFront, Longitudinal
aspirationNatural
displacement5834 cc / 356 in³
power119.3 kw / 160 bhp
specific output27.43 bhp per litre
f suspensionCoil Springs
r suspensionLive Axle
wheelbase3505 mm / 138 in
transmission3-Speed Manual

Auction Sales History

1940 Packard Super-8 One-Eighty

1941 Packard Custom Super Eight One Eighty Sport Brougham by LeBaron 1452-2063 – sold for $27,500 One of only 99 built and about 30 known survivors. Documented as having appeared in The Godfather. Formerly of the Don Rook Raspberry Manor Collection. An ideal, solid restoration project.
Auction Source: Paul & Chris Andrews Collection by RM Sotheby’s
1940 Packard Super-8 One-Eighty
1941 Packard Super-8 One Eighty Series 1907 LeBaron Sport Brougham 1452-2094 – sold for $104,500 An extremely rare factory “semi-custom” by LeBaron. One of only 99 produced, with fewer than 30 known survivors. Wonderfully original, with known history from new. A veteran CARavan and VMCCA tour participant. Auction Source: 2014 Motor City Auction by RM
1940 Packard Super-8 One-Eighty1940 Packard Custom Super-8 One Eighty Convertible Sedan 1807-2009 – sold for $236,500 Offered from the collection of Richard and Linda Kughn. One of nine known survivors; extensively documented. Formerly owned by Dr. Richard Steiner and Otis Chandler. Restored with the input of Howard “Dutch” Darrin himself. Treasured by enthusiasts for half a century. Auction Source: 2014 Motor City Auction by RM
1940 Packard Super-8 One-Eighty
1941 Packard Super Eight 180 CD501695A – sold for $286,000 Offered from the Pray Collection. Authentically restored, with recent maintenance. Past CCCA Senior award winner. Formerly of the Tom Mix Collection. Auction Source: Amelia Island 2014 by RM Auctions
1940 Packard Super-8 One-Eighty

1941 Packard Custom Super-8 One-Eighty Sport Brougham – sold for $176,000 One of Approximately 99 Built. Formerly Owned by Sonja Henie. Impressive Restoration Completed in 2008. Highly Decorated AACA and CCCA Award Winner. Auction Source: The 2013 Scottsdale Auctions by Gooding & Company
1940 Packard Super-8 One-Eighty
1940 Packard Super Eight One-Eighty Darrin Convertible Sedan 1807-2015 – sold for $341,000 An unqualified “Dutch” Darrin design masterpiece; CCCA Full Classic status. Approximately 11 or 12 originally built, with 9 known survivors. Enduring concours-quality restoration; highly drivable with overdrive transmission. Auction Source: Monterey 2012 by RM Auctions
1940 Packard Super-8 One-Eighty1941 Packard Custom Super-8 One-Eighty Touring Limousine – sold for $165,000 One of Approximately 50 Built. Reputed Transportation of the FDR and Truman Presidencies. Owned and Documented by a Packard Authority. Authentic, Preserved Condition. Auction Source: 2011 Pebble Beach Auctions by Gooding & Company
1940 Packard Super-8 One-Eighty1941 Packard Super Eight 180 Convertible Victoria did not sell for $230,000 Interesting and well-documented provenance. Prominent early ownership history. One of just 35 built. The only known example exported to Mexico. Auction Source: 2011 St. John’s Auction by RM