Shelton Classics & Performance
Mooresville, NC 28117
Few luxury cars of the 1950s had the styling and options of the Packard Caribbean. For many, the final version offered in 1955-1956 is the most desirable of the bunch. Designed by Dick Teague, this 1956 Packard Caribbean convertible is one of only 276 produced in Packard's final year before its takeover by Studebaker. One of the most lavish Packards ever, this Caribbean convertible is powered by Packard's 374/310 HP dual quad V-8 and Twin Ultramatic transmission. Contrary to popular belief, pushbutton controls were optional on the Caribbean; this is one of very few with a conventional column-mounted shifter. The Caribbean's unique three-color paint scheme of Dover White, Danube Blue and Roman Copper is matched by a white power top and near flawless interior that still includes the reversible front seats.
It's not to often that these Caribbeans pop up for sale especially in this condition. With options like power windows, power top, AC, Self-leveling suspension, Power steering, Chrome wire spoke wheels, and more, it's easy to see why these were so far ahead of their time.
Don't miss your chance to own this rare beauty. Call today!
DOES IT WORK?
Air Conditioning NO
Oil PSI Gauge YES
Radio Comes on, no sound
Tail Lights YES
Brake Lights YES
Reverse Lights YES
Turn Signals YES
Runs & Drives YES
All vehicles are being sold As Is, Where Is, with No Warranty, expressed, written or implied. All sales are final. It is the sole responsibility of the customer, and which we strongly encourage, to thoroughly inspect the vehicle personally or via 3rd party, to ensure satisfaction to the condition and value, prior to purchase. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be constructed as a warranty of any type.
Vehicle information is provided by the consignor (current owner) of the vehicle, and while we do perform a visual and safety inspection of the vehicle upon arrival, we can make no warranty, guarantee or representation regarding the accuracy, truth, or reliability of such information. Dealership is not responsible for any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies contained in information provided by third parties. The majority of these vehicles are considered classics or antiques, meaning they are older vehicles with sometimes dated automotive technology. We are not an expert in the construction, engineering, finishes, materials or components of these vehicles. Our employees are a team of talented individuals with a history in the classic car industry. We perform an extensive visual inspections on all vehicles we represent, but we do not disassemble vehicles or components for inspection purposes and therefore it is always possible there is hidden damage that is not readily apparent.
Dealership and its affiliates shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with a vehicle prior to the close of sale. Dealership assumes no responsibility for any repairs needed to the vehicle and it's the buyers sole responsibility for any repairs that might be needed.
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