Lot 49

2014   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2014

1948 Tucker 48

SOLD $2,035,000

Estimate

$1,300,000 - $1,700,000

Chassis

1003

Car Highlights

One of Just 51 Factory-Built Examples Including “Tin Goose” Prototype

The Third “Pilot-Production” Car

Numerous Early-Production Features

Recent Extensive Mechanical Refurbishment Overseen by Tucker Expert Martyn Donaldson

Undisputed Landmark of Postwar American Automotive History

Technical Specs

334 CID OHV Flat 6-Cylinder Engine

Stromberg Downdraft Carburetor

166 BHP at 3,200 RPM

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

4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

4-Wheel Independent Rubber-Sandwich Suspension

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