The Packard 160 (pronounced One-Sixty) was established in 1940 by the Packard Motor Car Company as a successor of the model Super Eight. The Type 160 was be more like it's luxurious counterpart 180, an eight-cylinder in-line engine with 5833 cc engine, the 160 bhp (118 kW) power developed. It was marketed as the most powerful eight-cylinder engine in the America of 1940. The Cadillac V8 engine with 5.7 liter displacement developed only 150 bhp (110 kW). The engine power is transmitted via a single dry, and a manual three-speed transmission with shift paddles on the rear wheels. All Packard series (110, 120, 160 and 180) had the same body design. The 160 had, simpler equipment than the 180 and as a hood ornament was a goddess instead of the pelican 1941 and 1942, minor changes to the design were made. The last specimens of type 160 left the assembly line in February 1942, since then the Second World War prevented further civilian car production in the U.S.. In three years, 11,767 examples were produced.