Feb 12 2019

Profile Series: Tucker 1009- The Award-Winning Grey Tucker Owned By George Lucas


In the tenth of profiles on the 51 Tuckers, George Lucas' Tucker 1009 is featured.
  
 Enjoy,
  
 Howard Kroplick
 


Tucker 1009
 
Original Color: Grey/500
 Current Color: Grey
 
Ownership/History:
 

1949: Southwest Tucker, Los Angeles, California

1949-1959: Dorothy and Wilbur Haskell

1959-1962: Car dealer, Los Angeles, California

1962-1970s: Private owner, Ontario, California

1970s-1987: Private owner, Frankfort, Indiana

1987- Current: George Lucas, Executive Producer of "Tucker: The Man and His Dream"
 
Current Owner: George Lucas (LucasFilms, LTD)
 
Current Ownership Type: Private
 
Location: Nicasio, California
 
Profile and Images: Tucker Automobile Club of America-Tucker 1009
 
Engine: Franklin 0-335, 6-cylinder horizontally opposed, 334 cubic inch, 166 HP


Transmission: Cord
 
Notes/Distinguishing Features:

-Awarded First in Class at 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Dorothy Haskell, sister of Dorothy Haskell, standing in front of  Tucker 1009 (circa 1950s).

Circa 2015.


2018 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

Courtesy of Thelma Tucker



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