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    Tucker Club reiterates doubts about authenticity of auction convertible
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    Allow us to clarify: the Tucker Torpedo Convertible we wrote about recently should herewith be referred to as the purported Tucker Torpedo Convertible. The droptop claiming to be a Torpedo will be up for auction in Scottsdale soon, offered by Russo and Steele. A note from the Tucker Automotive ...

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    Tucker Torpedo Convertible to be auctioned off
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    One of one: Tucker Torpedo Convertible - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Those of you scratching your heads, sit tight, as all will be explained. In March of 1949, the last of the 51 Tuckers ever built rolled off the Chicago-based assembly line. Preston Tucker's vision for a great American ...

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    VIDEO: Archival footage reveals Preston Tucker's novel military Combat Car
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    Tucker Combat Car - Click above to watch video after the jump
    Preston Tucker was nothing if not an innovator. While best known for the failed automaker that bore his name and the 51 iconoclastic Tucker Torpedo sedans his venture managed to push out before shutting its doors for good in 1948, that ...

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    Well, I'll be Francis Ford Coppola! A 1948 Tucker is headed for auction
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    Many entrepreneurs have tried to break into the auto industry over the past century. Since the very early days, almost none have succeeded – or even lasted very long. Most such names have been forgotten and consigned to the dustbins of history. On the other hand, one of the most memorable ...

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    Tucker Convertible to finally see the light of day
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    Tucker, undoubtedly one of the most famous of the many failed automotive companies the world has seen, was way ahead of its time in automotive technology. Featuring a rear-mounted engine that first designed for helicopter use, a full perimeter frame, a padded dash for safety and – lest we ...

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    Early-50s NASCAR Tucker Torpedo photo surfaces
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    When you think of the early days of NASCAR, brands like Oldsmobile, Hudson and Chrysler come to mind. What you don't usually think of is Tucker. In fact Tucker usually isn't associated with motorsports at all. With only 51 examples of the Tucker Torpedo having been completed before the lights were ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 1948 Tucker #46
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    click above image for a gallery of gorgeous Tucker picsThis almost never happens. One of the 51 Tuckers ever made is about to close its bidding on eBay. At $200,000, we did't think any Tucker would go so cheaply, but this one is a bit different. As the description points out, this particular ...

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