Pictured is a 1940 Packard Darrin with the beautiful Lalique Eagle mascot. This Darrin was the featured car at the 2018 Elegance at Hershey, it was displayed prominently on the cover of their event program. It is also a part of Ralph Morano’s renowned American car collection, and he was the honored guest during the event.
The Lalique Eagle mascot was quite popular for its commanding design and sturdy build. It was unlike other, more artistically graceful mascots, which suffered the unfortunate malody of being easy to snap off. Found often on stately cars of the time period such as Mercedes-Benz, the majestic Darrin however certainly did it justice! MF