1948 Tucker 48

“1948 Tucker 48”

In the 1940s Preston Tucker set out to make an entirely new vehicle. His goals were to build a safe car free from traditional design. Initially known as the Torpedo and later the Model 48.

Specs;

• type; Series Production Car
• built at; USA
• production 51 in total
• price; 1,4 trillion (VIP)
• engine; Tucker, Opposed-6
• position; Rear, Longitudinal
• aspiration; Natural
• displacement; 5473 cc / 334.0 in³
• bore; 114.3 mm / 4.5 in
• stroke; 88.9 mm / 3.5 in
• compression; |7.0:1|
• power; 123.8 kw / 166 bhp @ 3200 rpm
• specific output; 30.33 bhp per litre
• bhp/weight; 87.14 bhp per tonne
• torque; 504.36 nm / 372.0 ft lbs
• front brakes; Drums w/Hydrualic Assist
• rear brakes; Drums w/Hydrualic Assist
• front suspension|Independant
• rear suspension|Independant by Trailing Arms
• curb weight;1905 kg / 4200 lbs
• wheelbase; 3251 mm / 128.0 in
• length; 5563 mm / 219.0 in
• width; 2007 mm / 79.0 in
• height; 1524 mm / 60.0 in
• transmission; 4-Speed Preselector
• top speed; ~193.1 kph / 120.0 mph
• 0 – 60 mph~10.0 seconds

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