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 .
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 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.