We’re thinking that there needs to be a new class of car out there and we’re calling it Pro Freak. This 1938 Packard coupe will be the poster child for the whole program. Why? Just take a look at this sucker. Sitting down on a custom chassis with huge meats on the back and a coil over front suspension, the power plant is a 521ci Ford big block which wears a pair of 6-71 blowers on it that are attached to a Hampton intake manifold and that’s not even the craziest part.
The transmission in this thing is a 6-speed Lenco ST1200. We initially thought it was a five speed and then we took a closer look at the photos and discovered that it is in fact a six speed! That’s one long transmission but boy is it the perfect capper for an already pretty over the top car.
We cannot tell if the car has been driven a lot over the years or what. The body in primer is one thing and then the engine which is painted all kinds of 1990s fuchsia throws us off. If this thing was built during the heyday of the pro street era we can understand it as a total package but it seems the body would have been painted as well, right?
This is a unique and different car. Yes, it has some elements we would change and we’d lop about 4 inches out of the top of it but the mechanical end of things here will ensure the fact that you’ll never be the second guy to roll into a car show with one, right? Right.