PCH, Carpocalypse Past Edition: '56 Hudson Hornet or '57 Packard Clipper?

It's Project Car Hell, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Since the ongoing Carpocalypse is on everyone's minds, let's go with the late-50s Carpocalypse today! » 12/26/08 5:30pm 12/26/08 5:30pm

Studebaker President? No, Packard Clipper!

Not to be outdone by her crosstown rival ejacobs, Kitt is responding to the 60-year-old International Harvester with the response from Denver's South Side: this 1957 Packard Clipper. It's big, it's pink, and it's a badge-engineered Studebaker President, a relic of Packard's abrupt decline and fall after its purchase of … » 4/09/08 3:30pm 4/09/08 3:30pm

American Wagon Power: The Final Packard Wagons

The soon-to-be history Packard brand was already in the hands of the soon-to-be history Studebaker brand by the time the 1957 and 1958 "Packardbakers" were produced. Based on the Studebaker President, the Packard name was retained in the hopes of building a luxury Packard line in the future. Money was tight, so most of… » 2/20/08 3:20pm 2/20/08 3:20pm