Turbines

 
Driving a Chrysler Turbine Car

Driving a Chrysler Turbine Car is a view of the future from 1962

Back in the early 1960s, Chrysler produced a unique vehicle that perfectly captured the imagination of the Space Age era. Instead of some sort of six or eight-cylinder engine, this new Chrysler coupe used a powerplant that would have been much more at home under the skin of a helicopter or... read more

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Casey Putsch's turbine-powered Batmobile

Video: Batmobile Replica Has Turbine Engine, iPad Avionics

For gearheads, Batman is clearly the best superhero. It's nothing to do with the cape, nor having the appearance and skills of a nocturnal flying creature, oh no - it's... read more July 14, 2011 by


 
1963 Chrysler Turbine. Image via Jay Leno's Garage

Jay Leno's Garage Plays With The Chrysler Turbine: Video

Packed with vintage footage with a decidedly "the future is here" flavor, Jay Leno's video of his time with a Chrysler Turbine is one for any fan of the ill-fated but... read more April 7, 2011 by


 
2010 Jaguar C-X75 Concept

2011 Detroit Auto Show: Jaguar Considering C-X75 Production

As far-fetched as turbine propulsion in an automobile may sound, this isn’t the first time a major manufacturer has bolted a turbine in a car. Back in 1963, Chrysler... read more January 12, 2011 by


 
 

 
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