Lot 128

2011   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2011

1948 Tucker 48

SOLD $797,500





Car Highlights

An Astonishing “Barn Find”

Single Ownership for over 50 Years

Believed to be the Fastest Tucker in Period

The Only Known Tucker with Special High-Speed Rear End

Considered to Be the Famous Bonneville Tucker

Intriguing Southern California History

Very Solid, Complete Example

One of the Most Exciting Finds in Recent Memory

Technical Specs

335 CID Franklin Flat 6-Cylinder Engine

Stromberg Downdraft Carburetor

166 BHP at 3,200 RPM

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

43/10 High-Ratio Ring and Pinion Gear

4-Wheel Hydraulic Brakes Rubber “Sandwich” Suspension

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