• Packard Super Eight Formal Sedan

    Packard Super Eight Formal Sedan -

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Key facts

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

What body style?
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?


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1934 Packard Super Eight Formal Sedan technical specifications


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.
1934 Packard Super Eight Formal Sedan data
Packard Super Eight Formal Sedan, 1934 MY 1104 752 data
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3604 141.9
Track/tread (front) 1473 58
Track/tread (rear)
Ground clearance 200 7.9
length:wheelbase ratio
Kerb weight 2393 kg 5276 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 61.44 PS/g
45.18 kW/g
60.59 bhp/ton
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 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 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.

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