The 20-plus year development of Chrysler’s turbine engine-powered cars is fascinating. Our man Steve Lehto even wrote an entire book on the subject. But not many remnants of the program are left, so if you want a piece of weird engine history, this Chrysler turbine engine for sale on eBay may be your only shot.
Only nine of Chrysler's extraordinary, sometimes-tequila-powered Turbine Cars still exist. Steve Lehto (who wrote the book on these things) has some great photos of how they live now.
Chrysler's insanely innovative limited-production Turbine Car turns 50 this year, and while it never caught on, it remains one of the coolest experiments in automotive history.
Tucked away in an obscure warehouse in Detroit sits the almost inaccessible Transportation Collection of the Detroit Historical Museum. Lacking facilities and money to display them, the museum keeps its classics entombed in protective bubbles. Here's a rare look inside.
We almost had jet-powered cars. Chrysler quietly developed a Jet-powered car in the 1960s. Steve Lehto's new book Chrysler's Turbine Car explains how bureaucracy killed one of Detroit's engineering triumphs. —Ed.In the decades following World War II, the jet engine symbolized new technology that would propel…
Ever wonder what happened to the Chrysler turbine cars? We hate to break it to you, but most went to the crusher. Those with a penchant for 45,000-rpm turbine engines in Italian coachwork, be forewarned: graphic footage ahead.
Concept cars aren't just a chance for automakers to show us where they're going. In bolder times, they've been a platform for showing where they think the whole world is headed.