Packard Super Eight Formal Sedan, 1934 MY 1104 752

The Super Eight Formal Sedan is a road car from Packard, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. The Super Eight Formal Sedan is part of Packard's 1104 range of cars. The 6.3 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, side valve, 8 cylinder unit that produces 145 bhp (147 PS/108 kW) of power at 3200 rpm. Power is delivered to the wheels through a 3 speed manual transmission. Claimed weight at the kerb is 2393 kg.

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Packard Super Eight Formal Sedan -
Packard Super Eight Formal Sedan
Image courtesy of Packard, via Michigan State University library

Key facts

Packard Super Eight Formal Sedan, 1934 MY 1104 752 information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How heavy?
2393 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?
Unknown

Packard 1104 models

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4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6306 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 2381 kg
4 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6306 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 2356 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6306 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 2331 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6306 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 2297 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 3M 6306 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 2336 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 3M 6306 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 2243 kg
4 door tourer FR 3M 6306 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 2227 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FR 3M 6306 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 2347 kg
4 door tourer FR 3M 6306 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 2270 kg
4 door tourer FR 3M 6306 cm3 147 PS 145 bhp 108 kW 2261 kg

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1934 Packard Super Eight Formal Sedan data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3604 141.9
Track/tread (front) 1473 58
Track/tread (rear)
Length
Width
Height
Ground clearance 200 7.9
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 2393 kg 5276
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 94.7 litres 20.8 UK Gal 25 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
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
Valve gear 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
sump
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
performance
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 61.44 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
45.18 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
60.59 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 22.13 kg/kW
36.97 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
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
Braked area
Gearbox 3
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 4.41
general
Carfolio.com ID302214
Production total
Model code 752
Model family 1104
RAC rating 39.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1934 Packard Super Eight Formal Sedan added 2012-12-24.
Last modified 2013-02-28.