1955 Packard Caribbean convertible driven by Bill Holland
Packard Co. file photograph of a 1955 Packard convertible, left side view. Photo caption on back from Packard Public Relations Dept.: "Public introduction of the new 1955 model Packard Caribbean is scheduled for tomorrow, when the luxury custom built sports convertible will go on display in special "salon" showings at selected market points across the nation, the Caribbean is the first American-made automobile to offer a blending of sports car styling and flashing performance with standard car comfort, powered by a high torque, 275-horsepower Packard V-8 engine, the Caribbean is pictured above on the Packard Proving Grounds with Bill Holland, winner of the 1949 Indianapolis 500-mile race, at the wheel, the auto industry's latest advance in riding comfort and safety, torsion bar suspension is standard equipment on the Caribbean, the Caribbean's advertised delivered price of $5,932.32 also includes nearly 100 additional power and comfort features."
- Packard Motor Car Company
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- Packard automobile
- Automobiles, Convertible
- Photographic prints
- 1 photographic print ; 8 x 10 in.
- National Automotive History Collection
- Packard Collection
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