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Indeed, the classic upright grille styling, which by the mid-1950s had been as dead as a doornail, was missed by Packard customers and salesmen. They kept asking for Packard to bring that little styling cue back to support Packard’s signature tombstone grille flourish. So Dick Teague did just that with the Packard Request, one of the last Packard dream cars. In SIA #83, October 1984, Richard Hamlin presented the story of the Request’s genesis, its years in the wilderness and its resurrection.
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