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1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible For Sale

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  • £68,652 Offers invited
  • 1955
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Price £68,652 Offers invited
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Packard
Model Caribbean
Year 1955
Mileage 64 miles
Country USA
Region International
Telephone (314) 291-7000
Status Trade
Date 11-Aug-2020
Ref C1255202
Just released from a respected private collection

Spectacular, no expense spared restored condition

Formally part of the collection belonging to Lionel Trains President Richard Kughn!

Only 64,891 actual miles!

Incredibly rare and highly sought after 1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible

The most expensive Packard model for 1955

Numbers matching 352ci “Dual Quad” V8 engine

Known history from new

Stunning color combination

Tremendous investment potential

Performs wonderfully

A collector's dream

Options Include:
Power convertible top
4-way power seat
Power windows
Power steering
Power brakes
Chrome wire wheels
AM Radio with dual rear antennas
Whitewall tires

The magnificent 1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible featured here is finished in the stunning color combination of Jade White over Gray Pearl separated by a Turquoise belt line with a matching Turquoise and white interior with white power folding convertible top. This particular example was the 220th out of only 500 produced for 1955. The Caribbean was purchased new in Nebraska by a local physician as a birthday present for his wife and was later displayed in the showroom by the selling dealer for 25 years! In the early 2000's the Packard was under the care of another meticulous owner who oversaw an extensive 18-month restoration by the specialists at SELCO Restorations in Richmond, Texas. The restoration addressed all components and aspects of the vehicle including the mechanical and electrical systems while completely renewing the Packard's cosmetics. In all over 1,500 man hours were invested bringing the Caribbean back to like new condition. Since restoration the Packard has remained exclusively in collector-level ownership including discerning collector Richard Kughn, former President of the Lionel Trains! Today the Packard presents in spectacular condition while having only accrued 64,891 miles from new while the numbers matching 352ci “Dual Quad” V8 engine still performs like it was new! We are proud to offer this stunning 1955 Packard Caribbean Convertible to the most astute collector or investor who understands and appreciates the rarity of this great American marque. Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Ready to make an investment you can actually enjoy? Please contact one of our expert sales consultants for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence.


In 1955 Packard took its flagship model, the Caribbean, to new heights. A completely new design by Richard Teague succeeded in making the car look modern. Packard's first series of V8 engines were now standard on all models, with the most powerful being the 352ci V8 equipped with “dual-quad” Rochester carburetors. This combination produced 275 horsepower and was only offered in the Caribbean. Underneath the new “modern” body was Packard's unique torsion bar suspension which was a standard feature and made the model one of the best riding cars of 1955. Costing $5,932 when new, the equivalent of roughly $57,000 today, the Caribbean Convertible (style number 5588) was Packard's most expensive offering for 1955. The combination of style, performance, ride quality and low production numbers (only 500 examples were produced for 1955) makes examples highly sought after by collectors today.
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