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Preston Tucker's car company was responsible for 51 cars being built

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One thought on “ The Mysterious Tucker convertible ” Kirk October 26, 2011 at 10:35 pm
In the meantime, pick up a copy of Preston Tucker A Biography: The Indomitable Tin Goose by Charles T. Pearson and for additional fun watch Jeff Bridges play Preston Tucker in the movie . And don’t forget, many of the 51 cars that were made are still around, and most are even still driving around, many with most of the original parts! For a car briefly produced in 1948, that’s one amazing accomplishment. In fact, if you ever meet Francis Ford Coppola or George Lucas, ask them about their Tuckers. They are two of the few lucky Tucker owners and both were involved in the film, with Coppola as director and Lucas as executive producer.

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12. Tucker Automobiles There’s a reason only four of them ever died. The ambitious car company that Preston Tucker started was only in business one year (‘47-‘48). It produced a mere of 51 cars, but its story remains enshrined in museums, car clubs, film and even a video game where everyone drives a Tucker.
It’s always been a fascinating topic to me why the US auto industry, which produced tens of thousands of complex, high-tech (for the times) aircraft and other weaponry during the Way, could or would not translate any of that expertise toward post-war car production. American cars after WWII remained stuck largely in depression-era technology, with their basic underpinnings not really changing much for some three or four decades hence.

 

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The that Preston Tucker started was only in business one year (‘47-‘48). It produced a mere of 51 cars, but its story remains enshrined in museums, car clubs, film and even a video game where everyone drives a Tucker. The fatal flaw? Offering customers the option to buy their accessories before their car was built. This program started a witch-hunt by the SEC. Amid accusations of fraud and the “Big Three’s” influence over government, Tucker Automobiles went belly-up. I will spare you the argument of whether it was the best car ever made, but out of that original 51, 47 Tuckers still exist today. Let that be your clue.

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