Tucker ragtop......

Old 08-05-2009, 03:35 PM
Senior Member
Thread Starter
TheYellaBrick's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Emmett, Idaho
Posts: 7,334
Default Tucker ragtop......

TheYellaBrick is offline  
Old 08-06-2009, 05:36 AM
Senior Member
oldandtired's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Sugar Hill, GA
Posts: 1,373

This looks like something Jay Leno would be interested in.

oldandtired is offline  
Old 08-06-2009, 07:14 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Independence, Missouri
Posts: 1,186

Jay would be better off buying himself another Duesenberg, IMO, this is a scam.
suicidebomb is offline  
Old 08-06-2009, 07:31 AM
Senior Member
mytmouz's Avatar
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Pelahatchie, MS
Posts: 1,009

Copy n paste from another board...

There's occassional ads in Hemmings Motor News for a Tucker convertible for sale. Phil Egan did do some sketches for a 1950 model convertible, but both he and Alex Tremulis have stated no such car was ever built! Given that the design department was within earshot of the body knockers who were building the Tin Goose, if a one off prototype of a convertible was going to be built, I'd think that it would have been done in the same area that the Tin Goose was constructed, and Egan and Tremulis would have heard the car being built, and gone over to investigate, but Egan makes no mention of loud noises in the plant after the Tin Goose was built. Photos of the convertible have finally surfaced. As you can see, the car isn't finished, and the story I've been able to uncover is that the car started out as a 4 door body shell bought at auction by a former Tucker employee. He decided to turn the car into a convertible, but was never able to complete the car, for some reason

mytmouz is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -