Remember the Andrews Collection? Well, it just got significantly smaller after RM Auctions managed to sell 78 vehicles and select memorabilia from it. The result is $53,887,585 in the bank.
If you have a spare $975,000 lying around, as well as an affinity for classic American cars, architecture and urban blight, consider investing in the wreckage of the Packard Motor Car Company plant in Detroit. It's going up for auction later this year.
Need to add a touch of class to your life? How about this lovely French Blue 1939 Packard 120 Sedan being sold by equally lovely model and actress Dita Von Teese?
Margaret Dunning started driving when she was eight. Thanks to some fortunate family connections, she got her driver's license when she was 12. For those of you whose understanding was that there'd be no math involved, she's been driving 94 years, legally for 90.
Who out there loves old Packards, but hates the idea of sperm swimming around in someone's ejaculate? If that's you, boy are you in luck. Check out this Craigslist ad Stephen B. sent us: a guy, selling a basket-case '55 Packard to fund half a vasectomy.
A collection of 15 1950-1956 Packards owned by a man who devoted much of his professional life to selling and repairing examples of the orphan car brand will be sold at auction next Saturday.
The Packard Panther was a concept car built in 1954 to point towards the future of a company that barely had one. Packard released a series of concept cars in the 50s in an attempt to project what was next for the company and inspire car buyers.
It isn't everyday you stumble upon a row of rusty Packards from three different decades while wandering through the junkyard. Flickr user gab482 stumbled across this rare orphan lineup a few years ago in the same Deerfield, MI junkyard where they captured this derelict 1960 Dodge.
The last true Packard rolled off the production line at Packard's Detroit plant 55 years ago today. The company had once been the standard of American luxury, but by the early 1950s Packard was having a hard time fighting dwindling car sales. Packard merged with the also struggling Studebaker in the 1954 in an attempt…
In 1966, an Ohio man parked his 1940 Packard Super 8 sedan in a salvaged gasoline storage tank and welded it shut. He opened it six months ago, and the restored Packard might now be worth $50,000.
While the modern day luxury excellence of Mercedes Benz and the memory of the long defunct and very quirky Studebaker don't have a lot in common these days, it wasn't always the case. If you wanted to test drive a Mercedes in America between 1958 and 1963 there was one place to do it: your local Studebaker/Packard…
Few cars survive their maker's demise, but the Studebaker Avanti seemed so advanced perhaps it managed to exist on borrowed time. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe 4-door Avanti is uber rare, but is its price worth borrowing for?
This Vintage Bentley 8-litre chassis is outdone by its engine: a 42-liter Packard V12 from a WWII torpedo boat. It produces a Veyron-shaming 1,500-hp at 2,400 RPM, tops out at 160 mph, and goes by the name Mavis.
If you don’t mind the atrocious handling, the office gray paintjob and the association with mankind’s greatest mass murderer, you can party like a mustached Georgian with nukes and an evil empire to command.
We've all heard of GM's industrial-grade Twin-Six, but did you know Packard built a Twin-Six decades before and put it in passenger cars? Indeed, and here's a runabout with one in the nose for sale in Houston.
Remember the dump truck hanging out the side of the Packard Plant in our Feral Factories of Detroit story? Well, some kids decided it was time to push it over the edge. Check out the crashing-to-Earth result below.
We're actually up to 482 Alameda street-parked classics in this series, but I'm still working on chronicling the 450-machine milestone. The Server Hamsters resist in all their maddened rodential fury, but we press on!