Key facts

Packard Super Eight Coupé-Roadster, 1934 MY 1104 759 information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2/4 seats
How heavy?
2243 kg
What size engine?
6.3 litre, 6306 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, Straight
How much power?
147 PS / 145 bhp / 108 kW @ 3200 rpm
How much torque?


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1934 Packard Super Eight Coupé-Roadster technical specifications


The Packard Super Eight Coupé-Roadster is a convertible/cabriolet with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which supplies its power to the rear wheels.
The Super Eight Coupé-Roadster forms part of Packard's 1104 series.
The Packard Super Eight Coupé-Roadster's engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 6.3 litre, side valve 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant produces 145 bhp (147 PS/108 kW) of power at 3200 rpm.
A 3 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the wheels.
Stated weight at the kerb is 2243 kg.
1934 Packard Super Eight Coupé-Roadster data
Packard Super Eight Coupé-Roadster, 1934 MY 1104 759 data
Body type2/4 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3604 141.9
Track/tread (front) 1473 58
Track/tread (rear)
Ground clearance 200 7.9
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 2243 kg 4945 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 94.7 litres 20.8 UK Gal 25 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Packard
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 8
Capacity 6.3 litre
6306 cc
(384.816 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88.9 × 127 mm
3.5 × 5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.7
side valve (SV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 147 PS (145 bhp) (108 kW)
at 3200 rpm
Specific output 23 bhp/litre
0.38 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
compression ratio 6:1
Fuel system 1 Stromberg EE-22 carburettor
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 9
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 788.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 65.54 PS/g
48.21 kW/g
64.65 bhp/ton
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 20.74 kg/kW
34.65 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering worm & roller
turns lock-to-lock 5.000
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 17 x 7
Tyres rear 17 x 7
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 3 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.41
general ID302071
Production total
Model code 759
Model family 1104
RAC rating 39.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1934 Packard Super Eight Coupé-Roadster added 2012-12-24.
Last modified 2013-04-26.

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