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There's something about the sheer audacity of the Tucker 48
, sometimes also called the Torpedo
, that makes this quirky American sedan so intriguing even 60-plus years after its introduction. Preston Tucker
was only ever to complete 51 of them, and several of the remaining units were sold at auction after the company went bankrupt. Despite all of that, with its air-cooled flat-six engine hanging out back and Cyclops-like center headlight, the car has continued to withstand the test of time.
The Tucker 48 in this video is the 46th example made and is now completely restored to its original glory. The work from Nostalgic Motoring, a Michigan restoration shop that knows its Tuckers
, leaves the sedan in absolutely immaculate condition, and company owner Mark Lieberman takes viewers on a full tour of the car and its features. Check out the clip to learn a little more about these rare, American vehicles.
Continue reading Perfectly restored Tucker 48 gets 15 more minutes of fame
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