1915 Packard Twin Six Series 1-25 Model 118 Seven Passenger Touring
Norwalk, OH 44857
1915 Packard Twin Six Series 1-25 Model 118 Seven Passenger Touring. Spectacular Automobile! This is one of the oldest surviving Packard Twin Six known to exist. One of the most important Packards in existence. The Twin Six was introduced in May of 1915. After driving a new Twin Six from New York to San Francisco Packard President Henry Joy called the new Packard “The greatest piece of machinery that ever went over the highways”. The new Twin Six won the only Grand Prize Medal awarded at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco. The Twin Six was designed by Packard Engineer Jesse Vincent. It was Packard’s response to Cadillac’s V-8 which had been released earlier in the year. This Packard has great provenance. Formerly owned by Bradley Skinner who was considered to be the foremost expert on the Twin Six Packard. The Packard Club presents an award each year named for Mr. Skinner. It has received a recent mechanical freshening and has been successfully toured over the last several years. We completed an 80-mile day trip with ease. Finished in Black and Dark Blue. The interior is finished in Black Button Tufted Leather that is as comfortable as a living room sofa. 125 inch wheelbase. Powered by Packard’s 424 Cubic Inch Twin Six (12-cylinder) which was rated at 88 horsepower. Tremendous amounts or torque. Three Speed Transmission. This Packard travels comfortably at modern highway speeds. Electric Starter and lighting. A “Stop” lamp has been added for safety. Features include dual rear mounted spare tires. Rear jump seats. Dual outside mirrors. Running board mounted tool box. Cocoa Step Plates. Waltham 8-day clock. Front Bumper. Arro-Meter. Air Compressor for tire service. This outstanding Packard is Horseless Carriage Club of America (HCCA) Tour eligible. This Packard is a Classic Car Club of America (CCCA) “Full Classic”. This Packard is eligible for Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Tours, Shows and other Club events. This Packard is most certainly eligible for Packard Club Tours, Shows and events. This Packard would also be welcomed at countless other Concours d’Elegance type car shows. This Packard will certainly draw a crowd where ever it is displayed. Excellent road manners. Ready to Drive, Show and Enjoy. Call Pete or Andy 419-668-1884 BE SURE TO WATCH THE VIDEO!