The Chrysler Turbine Car was a two-door hardtop coupe with four individual bucket seats, power steering, power brakes and power windows. Its most prominent design features were two large horizontal taillights and nozzles (back-up lights) mounted inside a very heavy chrome sculptured bumper. By 1964, Chrysler began consumer testing, placing a fleet of 50 turbine cars in customer's hands, for three month shifts. 200 lucky consumers got to amaze and confound their neighbors, by driving the coolest sounding cars ever built.
In March, 1956, another historic event took place - the first transcontinental journey of an automobile powered by a gas turbine engine . The turbine car - a four-door 1956 Plymouth sedan, a standard production model - departed from the Chrysler Building in New York City on March 26. On March 30, four days and 3,020 miles later, it completed the cross-country endurance test when it arrived at.
Chrysler turbine car for sale. 270 results for chrysler turbine car Save chrysler turbine car to get e-mail alerts and updates on your eBay Feed. Unfollow chrysler turbine car to stop getting updates on your eBay Feed. 0.6 1961 Chrysler TurbofliteDream car marks the debut of the Model CR2A Turbine, rated 140 horsepower at 4750 rpm/output shaft speed, with 375 pound-feet at zero rpm output shaft speed. The video showing the destruction of 46 of the 55 Chrysler Turbine Cars we posted recently generated lots of heated discussion. The key issue is, and has been for years, whether import tariffs played a material role in Chrysler’s decision. There is a wealth of sites and reprinted vintage articles dedicated to the TC, and the import duty conspiracy theory reoccurs throughout them.
The last car powered by a Chrysler turbine was rolled out in 1978. In those 25 years, Chrysler built seven different generations of turbine engines. It was an amazing experiment even if it did not. The Name "Chrysler' and 'Chrysler Turbine Car ' are more than likely owned by the current version of the Chrysler Corporation or (Chrysler LLC) and or it's partners. I do not imply that I am connected with those names except as a consumer. This site is maintained for informational purposes only and not for personal profit. 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.
Jay Leno owns a Chrysler Turbine Car--one of only two running examples in private hands. Because he bought it directly from Chrysler, he is the first owner of the machine seen here: Number 34, according to a polished piece of trim located on the inner windshield trim. No wonder Jay calls the Turbine Car "the most collectible post-war car ever." Chrysler Turbine Car Brochure. Download a copy in Acrobat format. Engine. The fourth-generation Chrysler turbine engine ran at up to 44,500 Revolutions per minute (rpm), according to the owner’s manual, and could use diesel fuel, unleaded gasoline, kerosene, JP-4 jet fuel, and even vegetable oil. Alot of the turbine's themselves were taken out before scrapping the bodies, because they were made in the states. I'm guessing a smart loader operator, or possibly former owner, or dealership employee removed it. Given it's coolness factor and knowing the car's fate. Probably the neatest item ever posted for sale on this forum.
All Chrysler (USA) Turbine Car versions offered for the year 1963 with complete specs, performance and technical data in the catalogue of cars. Join our 250,000 users facebook community. Search automobile-catalog: Register in the USERZONE, share real world car performance results, show us your car. The Chrysler Turbine Car is an automobile powered by a turbine engine which was produced by Chrysler from 1963 to 1964. Its body was made by the Italian design studio Ghia, and Chrysler completed its assembly in Detroit.The Chrysler turbine engine program that produced the Turbine Car began during the late 1930s, and created multiple prototypes that successfully completed numerous long. Chrysler's turbine program climaxed in 1963 with the construction of the 55 identical, Elwood Engel-designed, Ghia-bodied, metallic bronze coupes. Huebner puts the cost of each car at between $50,000 and $55,000. Virtually nothing interchanged between these 55 turbine cars and production Chrysler vehicles.
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The 1964 New York World's fair featured a very special car, the Chrysler Turbine. I made the trip from Massachusetts with my parents just to see it. At the fair, there was a long line of people. The Chrysler Turbine Car of the 1960s had been in development since the 1950s, when Chrysler went through three versions of turbine engines. The third such engine, the CR2A, was fitted to a quartet of 1962-model hardtop coupes -- two Dodge Darts and a pair of Plymouth Furys -- that preceded the Turbine Car. Chrysler Turbine Car Promo 1/25 Scale Johan New In Box. $24.99. 1 bid. $7.99 shipping. Ending Friday at 4:14PM PDT 3d 11h. Watch. Vintage Plastic 1959 Chrysler New Yorker Dealer Promo Car, Jo-Hahn. $65.00. $6.50 shipping. or Best Offer. Watch. 1958 Chrysler Imperial convt built kit, SMP, with orig. box, Incredibly NICE!!!
The Chrysler Turbine Car was a two-door hardtop coupe with four individual bucket seats, power steering, power brakes and power windows. Its most prominent design features were two large horizontal taillights and nozzles (back-up lights) mounted inside a very heavy chrome sculptured bumper. 1963 CHRYSLER CROWN IMPERIAL 4 DR. Highest quality, factory A/C, dry west original car brought to show quality. (File photo) Price: $43,500. Call Big Sky Cla... Chrysler's 1964 Turbine car is somewhat well-known, but the automaker's later experiments with turbines are less talked about. The seventh generation of the turbine experiment was Chrysler's last.
The first week of April, a 7th generation Chrysler turbine engine was listed for sale on Ebay. I got bombarded with emails and notes because I have written a book on the Chrysler Turbine Car project.Soon, articles started popping up as well.