1910 Packard Model 30 - Volo, Illinois

$295,000 USD
27582 Volo VIllage Road
Volo, IL
60073 View Map
815-385-3644

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FOR SALE: 1910 Packard MODEL 30
Antique/Classic / Volo, Illinois



58TH CAR BUILT FOR 1910 . THE PACKARD MOTOR COMPANY DISPLAYED THEIR FIRST MOTOR CARRIAGE IN 1900, AT FIRST NEW YORK CITY AUTO SHOW.  THREE YEARS LATER, THE PACKARD\'S HAD IMPROVED SIGNIFICANTLY AND THEIR RELIABILITY WAS GREATLY INCREASED.  A 1902 MODEL F FITTED WITH A PACKARD SINGLE-CYLINDER 12 HORSEPOWER ENGINE AND AUTOMATIC IGNITION ADVANCE MADE THE TRANSCONTINENTAL TRIP FROM SAN FRANSISCO TO NEW YORK IN 53 DAYS.  IN 1907, PACKARD INTRODUCED THEIR FIRST MODEL TO HAVE ITS NAME INDICATE ITS ENGINE POWER.  IT WAS THE MODEL 30.  THE PACKARD MODEL 30 WAS POWERED BY A NEWLY-DESIGNED THEAD 4 CYLINDER ENGINE THAT WAS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING 40 HORSEPOWER UNDER THE ALAM SYSTEM.  THE ENGINE HAD A 5-INCH BORE AND A LONG 5.5 INCH STROKE.  IT DISPLACED 132 CUBIC INCHES AND WAS ADVERTISED AS MAKING 30 BRAKE HORSEPOWER.  THE MODEL 30 WAS A VERY IMPORTANT CAR FOR PACKARD AND WAS A TOP SELLER FOR MANY YEARS, EVEN AFTER IT WAS JOINED BY A SMALLER MODEL 18 IN 1909.  IN 1910 THE MODEL 30 UC WAS INTRODUCED.  THE LIST OF NEW BODYSTYLES INCLUDED A PHAETON, AND A 4 PASSENGER TOURER.  MECHANICAL IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDED A DRY PLY CLUTCH WHICH REPLACED THE EXPANSION RING UNIT.  THIS PACKARD IS A WONDERFUL SURVIVOR, THE ENGINE IS FRESH REBUILT, THE CHASSIS AND DRIVE TRAIN IS RESTORED.  THE WOOD WHEELS HAVE BEEN RESTORED TO NEW WITH NEW TIRES.  REMAINING TO BE RESTORED IS THE BODY AND DIAMOND TUFT INTERIOR.  THE EXISTING BODY IS IN VERY GOOD SOLID CONDITION AND TOTALLY COMPLETE.  THE CAR RUNS AND DRIVES VERY GOOD.  KEEP AS A SURVIVOR OR FINISH THE BODY AND INTERIOR AS AN INVESTMENT GRADE EARLY MODEL 30 PACKARD.  THIS CAR COMES FROM POTTSTOWN, PA. WHERE IT SPENT MOST OF ITS LIFE.  YOUTUBE VIDEO AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.  CALL OUR CLASSIC CAR DIVISION AT 815-385-8408 FOR VIDEO AND/OR VEHICLE INFORMATION.




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