1931 Packard 8-40 Roadster
1931 Packard 8-40 RoadsterSource: switchcars
Twinsburg, Oh, U.S.A.
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Posted: 17 Oct 2012
1931 Model 840 Roadster-Packardâ€™s top of the line for 1931 and last true roadster.
142â€ť wheelbase, 135HP Super Eight (straight eight) motor, 4 sp synchromesh trans. Price in 1931-$4500. Approx. 140 built, 1 of approx. 12 remaining
This car has been owned by a collector since 1996. Full nut & bolt, body off 100% correct restoration completed around 2002 by Penn-Dutch Restorations near York, PA.
Packard Dark Blue body & frame, 6 perfect chrome wire wheels w/correct tires, red leather, luggage rack, twin Pilot Ray driving lights, rare â€™32 factory â€ścosmetic upgrade kitâ€ť (Vâ€™d radiator, twin tail lights, twin outside trumpet horns, harmonic dampening bumpers, etc).
1st place A.A.C.A. Hershey Fall Meet 2002; other 1st place awards at Heritage Plantation, Newport, etc
Frame # 190655, Engine # 190674(original motor)
Present condition of car:
- small, out of sight paint bubble on left front fender
- green & silver engine paint showing some flaking at joints
- otherwise excellent overall condition- truly a Rembrant of automobiles
From WikipediaHewlett-Packard Company or HP is an American multinational information technology corporation headquartered in Palo Alto, California, United States that provides products, technologies, software, solutions and services to consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors. The company was founded in a one-car garage in Palo Alto by William (Bill) Redington Hewlett and Dave Packard.
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