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422 - Deluxe Eight Roadster


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SERIES:

7th

YEAR:

1930

WB:

145.5

MODEL/CHASSIS:

745

CARBURETOR:

Detroit 51

ENGINE:

385

CYLINDERS:

8

HP:

106

WEIGHT:

4,695

MSRP:

$4,585

TOTAL PRODUCTION:

1,789*

PASSENGERS:

2/4

GND VOLTAGE:

+6

TIRE SIZE:

19 x 7

General Information:

Wheelbases remained the same for the larger Packards this year, but a four-speed transmission was new and a 4.69:1 rear axle ratio was available. The carburetor was a Detroit updraft, and twin fan belts were fitted. A vacuum booster pump was added mid-year. All windows were now Non-shatter laminated glass, there was a glove compartment on each side of the dashboard, and both the driver's seat and the steering wheel were adjustable. Parking lamps were now fender-mounted, and headlamps changed from their former parabolic look for one resembling half a cantalope. Dual mounted spares were standard on the 745, an option on the 740. Fifteen designs were offered in the Individual Custom line: six from LeBaron, five from Brewster, and two each from Rollston and Dietrich.

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