Ben Kroll or Richard Arbib, Packard proposed show-car, Solar Sports (never realized) ca. 1953. In the 1950s Packard did several very important show-cars. The 1956 Packard Predictor was the most important and their last show-car. Packard bought Studebaker in 1954 and struggled financially. By 1958 the heralded nameplate of Packard had disappeared.