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PACKARD CARIBBEAN

PACKARD CARIBBEAN

John Z. DeLorean was chief engineer at Packard in the 1950s when the company brought this car out as their true last-gasp attempt to stay in business. They didn't, and John Z. made his move to General Motors --- and what would become an American Shakesperean tragedy was then underway.

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