Tucker

AACA Museum Inc. Presents ‘Tucker: How It All Began’ January 26th

  Hershey, PA – The mystique surrounding Preston Tucker, the Tucker Corporation and Tucker automobiles, is the fascination of many visitors. “Tucker: How It All Began” will be the first in a series of programs on Tucker planned at the AACA Museum, Inc.  “Tucker: How It All Began” will be offered on Saturday, January, 26 from 2019 from...

Bonhams’ ‘taking care of business’ in the birthplace of Elvis

Famed Tupelo Automobile Museum Collection to be auctioned April 26-27, 2019   New York – Bonhams is proud to announce that in April it will have the privilege of auctioning the renowned Tupelo Automobile Museum Collection. Built by TV and telecommunications pioneer, Frank K. Spain, the famed Mississippi collection comprises more...

Pebble Beach to host Tuckers for the first time

Pebble Beach Week 8/21-8/26, 2018 By Ken Gross & Noah Thanos A rear-mounted flat six engine, with rear-wheel-drive—most people would say this describes the layout of a popular German sports car, but they’d be forgetting the Tucker. The Tucker 48 was the short-lived dream of Preston Tucker, a 1940s visionary who...

Pebble Beach invitation competition open for 2018

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. _ To car collectors around the globe, it is something akin to Willy Wonka’s golden ticket. It is rare and hard to come by and the competition for it can often be fierce. It is an invitation to show an automobile at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. The...

Cars ‘R’ Stars at Packard Proving Grounds

Cars ‘R’ Stars @ PPG (at the Packard Proving Grounds), returns to the historic setting of the legendary Packard Proving Grounds on Van Dyke and 23 Mile Road in Shelby Township, MI on Sunday, June 11. It will feature hundreds of vintage vehicles from all eras, and, this year, a most...

Automotive patents donated to Gilmore Car Museum

The most comprehensive assemblage of automotive related patents in existence, both foreign and domestic and dating back to 1790, has been transferred to the Gilmore Car Museum’s Research Library near Kalamazoo, MI. The unique collection consists of almost 1,400 archival boxes containing more than 396,000 patents, representing some of the automobile...

Daughter of Preston Tucker dies

Marilyn Lee Tucker McAndrew, daughter of famed automotive manufacturer Preston T. Tucker and Vera A. Tucker, passed away on June 5, 2014 in Carlsbad CA, at the age of 87.

Tucker among rare wheels heading to Iola ’14

  What do a 1948 Tucker, a ’59 Chevy with five miles, a stainless-roofed 1958 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham, a 1964 Lincoln Continental convertible and nearly 50 years’ worth of Mustangs have in common? They’ll all be featured at the Iola Old Car Show this July 10-13! IOLA ’14 is shaping up...