One of the first cars to drive the Alaska Highway is about to go up for auction – Alaska Dispatch News

Posted: Tuesday, August 09, 2016

In 1930, Packard made more luxury cars than any other manufacturer in America. The coupe originally cost $3,350, around $48,000 in today’s money. It featured wooden-spoke wheels, a rumble seat, a wooden rack over the rear bumper that could be lowered to hold luggage, external rear-view mirrors chained to the spare tires mounted at the front of the foot-wide running boards, and the famed “Goddess of Speed” hood ornament.


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