Packard Predictor Scale Model, 1956

Summary

This 1/16-scale model depicts the Packard Predicator, a concept car designed by William Schmidt and Richard Teague. The Packard Predictor concept was a 1956 exercise to visualize a future design direction for Packard. But by 1959, the Packard brand was history.

This 1/16-scale model depicts the Packard Predicator, a concept car designed by William Schmidt and Richard Teague. The Packard Predictor concept was a 1956 exercise to visualize a future design direction for Packard. But by 1959, the Packard brand was history.

Artifact

Scale model

Date Made

1956

Creators

Packard Motor Car Company 

Schmidt, William M. 

Teague, Richard A. (Dick), 1923-1991 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Detroit 

Creator Notes

Designed by William Schmidt and Richard Teague for Packard Motor Car Company, Detroit, Michigan.

Driving America
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Driving America

Object ID

86.182.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of William M. Schmidt.

Material

Fiberglass
Aluminum (Metal)
Metal
Acrylic (Plastic)
Wood (Plant material)

Color

White (Color)
Silver (Color)
Red

Dimensions

Height: 4.625 in

Width: 7.188 in

Length: 18.625 in

Wheelbase: 10.125 in

Inscriptions

Printed on dash: FUEL / TEMP / CHG

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