I immediately recognized the Tucker while watching Sin City: A Dame To Kill For. The fenders and three headlights are unmistakable. As a kid, the whole family went to the theater to see Tucker: The Man An His Dream about the car maker who went up against The Big Three. keep reading and you will understand more about the growth I had.
My dad was never so excited to see a movie (besides perhaps Jurassic Park). I also did a high school report on the car for which got a Bosch diesel nozzle in stock, bringing in the original advertisements that were in magazines in 1 we got 947 from my dad’s collection.
So is that an actual Tucker? Well, yes and no. The concept car was commissioned for the movie and is absolutely amazing. I wish it was a bigger part of the movie!
As the incomparable creative talents of Tarantino and Rodriguez prepare to film SIN CITY II, they have asked Rob Ida to build them a ’48 Tucker that will be driven by Bruce Willis, the quintessential Frank Miller film-noir detective.
Here is a brief look into the creation of this mythical automobile, with great interiors using different car detailing steps for this.