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Tucker Torpedo - Broken Dream by Medvezh Tucker Torpedo - Broken Dream by Medvezh
This is a Tucker Torpedo 48. The car's destiny was to turn all other cars into obsolete junk over one night. The first car with seatbelts, doors extended to the roof for easier entering, areas where passengers could crouch before unavoidable impact, central lamp turning with front wheels, 9.7 litre (589 cui) modified helicopter engine in the rear to minimalize amount of smell and vapours from engine in the interior, safety glass which breakes into small pieces, new rubber discs suspension, safety roof frame and INSANE aerodynamics. All of these in 1948!!! Sad, but problems with all the new parts led to engine swap for Chevy 8-valve and Tuckermatic transmission for Cord. Tucker was charged from misappropriation by the investors and even he wasn't found guilty, Tucker's name was damaged. The dream was broken and production ended with 37 completed cars plus another 14 were later built from free parts. 47 survived and when auctioned, they can easily reach 1 million USD.

This one is dedicated to all who tried to bring their dreams in reality, even it failed.
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spoilt1971 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Fantastic! I'm working on a Tucker Sedan right now. I've posted the first rendition in my gallery. Not even close to being this good yet. What medium did you use to do this?

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Medvezh Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hand-drawn, crayons only. A4 size :)
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spoilt1971 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2013  Student Digital Artist
See I was close :) I was guessing colored pencil. It's very good, my instructor told me I was nuts to try and do the Tucker, but it's got such awesome lines and curves.
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Garry98 Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Of course when we introduce something superior in the world the others will want to take it down. ._.
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Medvezh Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yep. Sad truth.
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ZeCeZeCe Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013
FANTASTIC !
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DarkStaLkeRR Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
greate image :)
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prestonthecarartist Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
realy cool!
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duallygirl178 Featured By Owner May 15, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
cool ^^
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Adenocromo Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2011
Woah, is very really nice.. i have read this abrogative in my book ("Marina"), by Zaf˛n..
i love this photo, really, really, really nice. *-*
Oh.. i insert to my preferite, do it me?
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