1947 Packard Custom Super Clipper, Club Sedan, 1 of 20 Extant, Restored!

1947 Packard 2106

Make: Packard
SubModel: 2106
Type: Coupe
Year: 1947
Mileage: 67,360
VIN: 2125-2617
Color: Blue
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Unspecified
Interior color: Blue
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Temecula, California, United States
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View Our Other Listings | Contact Us | Print this listing 1947 Packard Custom Super Clipper. Club Sedan. 1 of 20 Extant. Restored!Classic Promenade31915 Rancho Calif RdSuite 200-235Temecula. CA 92591Call Us Today(951) 901-5088Ask ForHarry ClarkAsk Us A Question Vehicle DetailsYear: 1947Make: PackardModel: All ModelsVIN: 2125-2617Mileage: 67360Transmission: UnspecifiedEngine: 8 CylinderExterior Color: BlueInterior Color: BlueTitle: Clear This is a CCCA Full Classic and arguably the very finest driving motorcar for CARavans or classic car touring. Its curvaceous lines are absolutely artful and sexy. This is truly rolling sculpture. This is the most rare body style with less than 20 known to be extant. This is one of the nicest of the 20 in existence. Imagine ordering a top-of-the-line luxury Packard in a two door version. These are collected only by the connoisseurs of fine motorcars- and ladies and gentlemen that enjoy driving their motorcars. At the heart of this great Packard is its drivetrain. The fabulous nine main bearing 356 cu in straight-eight engine is a legend in motoring history. Delivering 165 BHP and nearly unlimited torque. it delivers smooth and powerful driving that is completely dependable. Having a 127 inch wheelbase and coupled with a three speed with overdrive transmission it provides smooth and quiet highway speed touring and decent fuel economy. This motor was made famous by salesmen standing a nickel on its end and having it balance while the motor was idling. Alternatively. they would place a glass of wine on the engine and no waves or ripples would appear in the glass. This was a sign of a remarkably smooth and well balanced engine. The interior details include amboyna burl applique wood graining for the lower metal dash and window wainscoting. The upper dash and window moldings are executed in smokey pearl wood grain. Cloisonne medallions with the Packard Hex are on the hubcaps. This example has fender skirts. back-up light. accessory driving lights. dual outside mirrors. overdrive. heater. nbsp;a working radio (original vacuum tube model) and the rare Packard cloisonne winged emblem on the front bumper. This beautiful car started its life at Riley-Coles motors in Daytona. Florida where the original data plate on the cowl has a stamped delivery date of 9/9/47. which makes it the last known survivor of this model sold. This car was a 58. 00 mile vehicle when the previous owner acquired it in1999 and spared no expense in its restoration. The car was stripped down to the frame and everything was painstakingly restored and re-furbished. The engine was disassembled and showed so little wear that the original pistons were reinstalled with new rings. Bright work was replated and everything was done to make this perhaps the best Packard Custom Super Club Sedan in existence. Here is an opportunity to purchase a great classic Packard automobile which should excel in any competitive judging event. The only time the car was shown was at the prestigious Meadow-Brook Concours d'Elegance in 2006 where it won a Blue Ribbon Lion Award. After the show and award. the owner. a well known Packard collector. offered this car for sell to use the proceeds toward the restoration of the Packard proving ground in Detroit. The exterior is finished in a correct metallic Packard Blue and the interior is the correct blue wool broadcloth with contrasting off-white piping. The interior is just gorgeous. The original Packard radio is fully functioning. The odometer shows under 68. 00 miles which cannot be verified but is possibly original. This Packard is ready for a discerning collector who wants the very finest in elegance. style. beauty and engineering. There are less than 20 of these in the world and they are each owned by major collectors who use and enjoy them. Rarely are these motorcars made available. For further details please call Harry at 951-901-5088 or email us at harry@classicpromenade. com. Additional Photos Warranty InformationThis vehicle is being sold as is. where is with no warranty. expressed written or implied. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description. authenticity. genuineness. or defects herein. and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness. imperfection. defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle. and to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value and to bid based upon that judgement solely. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral statements about the vehicle. Terms & ConditionsClassic Promenade is pleased to assist with worldwide shipping and transportation (costs not included). We normally transact payments with wire transfers. but other arrangements may be made. We will also accept certain trades of collector vehicles. Call us at 951-901-5088 or email at harry@classicpromenade. com . All sales are subject to local sales at any time. We pride ourselves on accurate descriptions. but collector cars are all subject to "issues" and we encourage personal inspection. See our other listings