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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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