1955 Packard convertible, three-quarter left front view, top folded
Packard Co. file photograph of a 1955 Packard 2-door convertible, three-quarter left front view, top folded, dual white sidewall tires. Photo caption on back from Packard News Service: "New Packard Caribbean bows at Chicago Automobile Show, star of the Packard exhibit at the Chicago Automobile Show is this sleek, luxury sports convertible which offers the auto industry's top V-8 engine performance--the new Packard Caribbean, in addition to its 275-horsepower V-8 engine, the Caribbean features Packard's new torsion bar suspension system and more than a score of other luxury features and special accessory installations as standard equipment, the powerful, high torque 275-horsepower V-8 engine, in combination with the new twin-ultramatic transmission, endows in the Caribbean's flashing performance, smooth operation, driving ease and comfort, ready to go into limited production, the Packard Caribbean will be on display at Packard dealerships in selected market areas in the near future, other new Packard models and 1955 clipper cars will go on display during the week of January 17th."
- Packard Motor Car Company
- Resource ID:
- Packard automobile
- Automobiles, Convertible
- Photographic prints
- 1 photographic print ; 8 x 10 in.
- National Automotive History Collection
- Packard Collection
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