Steve Lehto

Author, Preston Tucker and His Battle to Build the Car of Tomorrow

The story of the Tucker ’48- the unrealized car of tomorrow.

In this clip, Steve explains how Preston Tucker designed a radical new car with safety as a top priority… but left out seat belts.

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Steve Lehto is the author of Chrysler’s Turbine Car, Death’s Door, Drawn to Injustice, and The Great American Jet Pack, among others. His articles have been published by the Huffington Post, Michigan History, and other publications. Lehto is also a weekly columnist at