Photo a Day Challenge

Signs

The Tucker had the capability to show its backside to most of its contemporaries.  Its rear mounted, helicopter derived 335 cubic inch boxer six put out 365 horsepower, 372 ft. lbs. of torque and weighed a mere 320 lbs.  it boasted a higher top speed than a 1954 Olds V8 and more horsepower than a 1954 Caddy.

12 responses

  1. So great a capture!

    January 28, 2012 at 6:20 am

  2. He must be plain tuckered out then!

    January 28, 2012 at 7:00 am

  3. Tammy

    Pure fun! Love that top sign!

    January 28, 2012 at 8:40 am

  4. Hi Lois,
    Beautiful car. Like those signs, the passed by a Tucker is a good one. Have a great day!

    Sherrie

    January 28, 2012 at 8:41 am

  5. A Tucker! “Hold that tiger!”

    January 28, 2012 at 11:00 am

  6. Aye…they don’t make em like they used to

    January 28, 2012 at 11:57 am

  7. Amazing power/weight ratio. What a thrill it must have been to drive.

    January 28, 2012 at 1:46 pm

  8. A whole lot of horsepower!

    January 28, 2012 at 4:01 pm

  9. almost looks like a composite of images – nice colour and shine!

    January 28, 2012 at 6:42 pm

  10. Think you’ve got me heading to google again…LOL! Want to see the whole car. Very interesting posts.

    January 28, 2012 at 9:36 pm

  11. Steven

    I’m sure the attendants at the Signal gas station loved it when one of these pulled in!

    January 29, 2012 at 1:55 pm

  12. Great sign!

    January 30, 2012 at 9:43 pm

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