Driver Controls, 1948 Tucker Sedan in Henry Ford Museum, December 1964

Summary

The Tucker 48's driver controls were underdeveloped compared with the car's exciting exterior. The steering wheel was, in fact, second hand. Ford Motor Company supplied Tucker with steering wheels from its Lincoln Zephyr line. That cooperative gesture seemingly undercuts the argument that Detroit's Big Three -- or Ford, at least -- were out to destroy Tucker.

The Tucker 48's driver controls were underdeveloped compared with the car's exciting exterior. The steering wheel was, in fact, second hand. Ford Motor Company supplied Tucker with steering wheels from its Lincoln Zephyr line. That cooperative gesture seemingly undercuts the argument that Detroit's Big Three -- or Ford, at least -- were out to destroy Tucker.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 8.25 in

Width: 10 in

1948 Tucker 48 Sedan

Details
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