Lot 78

2012   |   Amelia Island Auction 2012

1948 Tucker 48

SOLD $1,320,000

Estimate

$950,000 - $1,300,000

Chassis

1034

Engine

33541

Car Highlights

Approximately 5,200 Miles and Just Four Owners from New

Believed to Have Been a Promotional Car for the Tucker Company

Maintained in a Family Collection for 27 Years

An Important Example of Automotive History

Featured in the Film Tucker: The Man and His Dream

One of the Finest Examples of the Hallowed Tucker

One of 12 Originally Finished in Waltz Blue Metallic

Technical Specs

355 CID Franklin OHV Flat 6-Cylinder Engine

Stromberg Downdraft Carburetor

166 BHP at 3,200 RPM

Tucker Y-1 4-Speed Manual Transmission with Vacuum-Electrical Preselector

4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

4-Wheel Rubber Torsion-Tube Suspension

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