Lot #1012 - One of the most elegant and finest hand built one-off customs ever built. It was a labor of love by world renowned "Tucci Engineering" with over 2,500 man hours. Here are some of the highlights of this world class Street Rod. The body is constructed of polyester composite while the hood and side panels are hand formed from aluminum with steel running boards. Tucci also fabricated the chassis using boxed tube outer rails with a tubular center section. The roadster powertrain is a Ford Racing 351cid with a Ford 5-speed manual transmission. It has front and rear independent suspension with air ride. Paint by RJ Customs, Copper Sunburst and Sinister Black, Borla polished stainless exhaust exiting out rear of body, wide contact exhaust flanges, Carolina Customs hood hinges, Zoops pulleys and brackets, Flaming River steering components, Barry Grant Demon carburetor, fuel pump and regulator, Zero to Cool radiator, Pure choice braking system, American Autowire harness and wiring. The wheels are one-off billet aluminum, 20" in the rear and 17" up front. This car appeared on an episode of Jesse James' Monster Garage. It was also featured on Rodder TV where it was selected as Top Ten Street Rod of the Year. Championship Auto Shows selected the car to be featured in their cross country car show tour. The car was a contender for the 2003 America's Most Beautiful Roadster Award. This car was also honored with an invitation to the prestigious Art Center Car Classic 2004 in Pasadena, CA. Tucci's Roadster was featured on the cover of two National Street Rod magazines and is currently being featured in several manufacturer's ads and catalogs.
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