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The Packard DeLuxe Eight is a series of eight-cylinder cars that the Packard Motor Car Company inDetroit in the model year made ​​1929 to 1932. In 1948 the model was living as a development of Clipper Eight again was further expanded to 1950. In 1951, the detachment was followed by the Packard 200 .

1929-1932

The model built to 1927 Eight in 1928 in the model series Custom Eight and Standard Eight split. 1929 Custom Eight was released with a long wheelbase, under the name DeLuxe Eight.

The DeLuxe Eight had such. His shorter counterpart, an eight-cylinder engine with side-side valves, 6306 cc engine (bore x stroke = 88.9 mm x 127 mm) and an output of 105 bhp (77 kW) at 3.200/min A twin-plate clutch, the engine power was transferred to a partially synchronized, manual three-speed transmission and then to the rear wheels. The mechanical brakes worked on all four wheels.

There was only a single chassis with 3696 mm wheelbase, with the variety of closed and open structures for 2 - 7 passengers could be provided ..

In the following year received the DeLuxe Eight new four-speed transmission and windows shatter multilayer safety glass.

1931 was the engine a power boost from new valves and intake pipes. He carried now 120 bhp (88 kW).

In model year 1932, the wheelbase is extended by 2 "in 3619 mm/3747 mm. By increasing the compression of the engine reached with unchanged capacity 135 bhp (99 kW).

1933, from the back of the DeLuxe Eight Packard Eight . In the three years from 1929 to 1930 16 001 DeLuxe Eight arose. 1931/1932 2735 DeLuxe Eight originated (The figures exclude the possibility that model Individual Custom Eight).

1948-1950

1948 was the Packard Clipper Eight revised and renamed Packard Standard Eight, or Packard DeLuxe Eight.

The car still had a line eight-cylinder engine with side-side valves, but now with 4719 cc engine (bore x stroke = 88.9 mm x 95.25 mm) and an output of 130 bhp (95.6 kW) at 3600 rpm.

There was only a chassis with 3048 mm wheelbase. When construction was a 2 - or 4-door sedan with 6 seats available.

In 1949 the cars were stylistically somewhat and provided with a larger rear window. From November 1949, there were a 3-stage automatic transmission ("Ultramatic").

In 1950, the engine put in power again to 5 bhp and 135 bhp carried now (99 kW).

1951 replaced the new Packard 200 of this model. 1948 created 75,228 Custom Eight, 1949/1950, there were, together with its sister model Standard Eight 89,639 pieces.