Tucker ’48 #1044
The 44th Tucker built of the 50 Tucker '48 pilot production cars and the 1947 Tucker Tin Goose
Apr 21 2017
Upcoming events in April and May.
Apr 12 2017
A few weeks ago, the Tucker '48 #1044 received new whitewall tires and a tune-up. This is two-minute video of the test ride where we reached a speed of 45 miles per hour.
Apr 05 2017
Thursday’s Treasures: Krug’s Hotel, a Tucker Dealership Banner, 2 Met Fans & “My Hunt” Presentations
Thursday's Treasures provide several various new photos and information relevant to VanderbiltCupRaces.com .
Apr 01 2017
I recently acquired an original Tucker Corporation document that provided information on New York Region dealerships and sales as of December 5, 1947. The document supports the belief that the Tucker '48 was on its way to becoming a success.
Mar 28 2017
The Model A Ford Club of Long Island cruised out to see Tucker '48 #1044 last Sunday at Waterfront at Roslyn. A wonderful time was had by all, highlighted by several memorable Tucker rides.
Mar 18 2017
The Tucker 48 #1044 was featured in Newsday's "In The Garage" including a brief interview by reporter David Fluhrer.
Mar 11 2017
The Tucker Torpedo was the original concept car that Preston Tucker used to excite the public with a "real car of the future". Although designer George Lawson provided a series of drawings and a 1:4 plaster scale model in 1946, a full scale-model prototype was never built...until this year.
Feb 28 2017
Dee Oreiro has documented one of the first rides in the Tucker '48 #1044 at its new home in Roslyn, New York.
Feb 22 2017
This is a history of the eight owners of theTucker '48 #1044 from 1948 to the present.
Feb 18 2017
It was a beautiful day on Saturday to finally take the Tucker '48 #1044 out of the Waterfront at Roslyn garage. This historic car was greeted by a group of family, friends, Tucker fans, midshipmen from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and Sean and Amanda Tucker.