1957 Packard! One of the first car’s to have a fuel injected engine

We have written a number of times about the planned but unbuilt 1957 Packards. These cars would have offered a number of automotive “firsts” – including the first line of American cars with fuel injection, replacing the carburetor, as standard equipment. The system planned for the ’57 Packards would have been a mechanical system. The […]

via Gear Head Tuesday – Fuel Injected ’56 Packard — ’56 Packard Man

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4 thoughts on “1957 Packard! One of the first car’s to have a fuel injected engine

  1. 56packardman

    Please note that the actual cars labeled as Packards for 1957 were modified Studebaker Presidents and were NOT the cars Packard planned for 1957. Thus they did not have fuel injection. However, the Studebaker 289 cubic inch V-8 that was used in these “Packards” was fitted with a McCullough supercharger.

    Minor grammatical note: in your title, “car’s” should not have the ‘. It is plural, not possessive, thus no ‘ – a common grammatical error these days as the schools no longer teach proper grammar.

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