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Twin-Turbojet Firefighting Tank Is a Nightmarish Utility Vehicle with Soviet Roots
Twin-Turbojet Firefighting Tank Is a Nightmarish Utility Vehicle with Soviet Roots

5 Aug 2022, 19:29 UTC / Fight fire with fire, goes the old saying. Where better to find inspiration for a fiery incarnation of the aphorism than in the Soviet Union?

 
Guy Builds a See-Through Jet Engine Allowing Us to See How It Works
Guy Builds a See-Through Jet Engine Allowing Us to See How It Works

18 Jul 2022, 08:45 UTC / Youtuber Warped Perception is a fan of jet engines, and he built quite a few for his experiments, including a see-through miniaturized version

 
Elderly Daredevil Builds Twin-Engine Jet Kart, Proceeds To Race It in the Desert
Elderly Daredevil Builds Twin-Engine Jet Kart, Proceeds To Race It in the Desert

29 Jun 2022, 19:11 UTC / Robert Maddox is the living proof that getting old doesn't mean we have to resort to staying at home all day long. Life's better when you have a jet engine!

 
The Rocketman Has a Blast on His ACME Pulsejet Engine-Powered Skateboard, Hits 50 Mph
The Rocketman Has a Blast on His ACME Pulsejet Engine-Powered Skateboard, Hits 50 Mph

2 Jun 2022, 14:59 UTC / This guy's self-built "ACME jet engine-powered skateboard" gives the Road Runner a run for his money, as it tops around 50 mph.

 
"Shockwave" Is More Rocket Than Truck, Churns Out 36,000-HP
"Shockwave" Is More Rocket Than Truck, Churns Out 36,000-HP

6 Dec 2021, 19:11 UTC / 36,000 horsepower of pure jet-power madness locked into a Peterbilt six-wheeler is bound to leave a lasting impression and even some eyesight damage!

 
Rugged Jet-Powered VTOL Drone Claims to Be the World’s Most Powerful and Compact
Rugged Jet-Powered VTOL Drone Claims to Be the World’s Most Powerful and Compact

18 Nov 2021, 08:40 UTC / The AB6 JetQuad is not your regular VTOL drone. It is powered by four microturbine jet engines that run on heavy fuels and it can reach speeds of 250 mph.

 
1984 Pontiac Fiero Jet Car Is Here to Fulfill Your Fast and Furious Dreams
1984 Pontiac Fiero Jet Car Is Here to Fulfill Your Fast and Furious Dreams

17 Nov 2021, 07:06 UTC / A heavily modified Fiero claims to be the first land-based thrust vehicle designed for a closed circuit and ready for a world record run. If you can afford it

 
MTT Y2K: The Insane Motorcycle Powered by a Rolls-Royce Helicopter Engine
MTT Y2K: The Insane Motorcycle Powered by a Rolls-Royce Helicopter Engine

26 Oct 2021, 14:25 UTC / A road-legal superbike with a 320-hp turbine engine, the MTT Y2K is one of the most outrageous motorcycles that the world has ever seen

 
Jet Bike Races Ducati Streetfighter V4, You Can Guess Where This Is Going
Jet Bike Races Ducati Streetfighter V4, You Can Guess Where This Is Going

12 Oct 2021, 09:54 UTC / Remember that jet bicycle from Taiwan? Well, it is back, and its rider has gotten a few friends together, closed the road, and done a few drag races

 
Pratt & Whitney Inks Multi Million Dollar Deal With FAA for Sustainable Jet Engine Tech
Pratt & Whitney Inks Multi Million Dollar Deal With FAA for Sustainable Jet Engine Tech

20 Sep 2021, 19:21 UTC / The money involved in the deal is intended to develop jet engine technology that’s quieter, more fuel-efficient, and above all else, pollutes at far lower rates

 
Powered by a Jet Engine, the Chrysler Turbine Car Could Run on Perfume or Tequila
Powered by a Jet Engine, the Chrysler Turbine Car Could Run on Perfume or Tequila

18 Sep 2021, 21:10 UTC / The 1960s was a memorable decade for the automotive industry that gave muscle cars, supercars as well as the outlandish Turbine car

 
Man Breaks Speed Barriers and Laws With Jet Engine Bike - Fined a Whopping $6.50
Man Breaks Speed Barriers and Laws With Jet Engine Bike - Fined a Whopping $6.50

11 Sep 2021, 11:41 UTC / This YouTube video shows a Taiwanese man with a jet engine strapped to a carbon fiber bike. The run achieved a top speed of 83 mph and lasted 30 seconds.

 
Firebird 1 XP-21: GM’s Audacious 1950s Jet-Powered, Fighter Jet-Inspired Concept Car
Firebird 1 XP-21: GM’s Audacious 1950s Jet-Powered, Fighter Jet-Inspired Concept Car

9 Sep 2021, 14:16 UTC / Back in the 1950s, GM created a gas turbine-powered concept car that looked more like a fighter jet from the era than an actual car.

 
Guy Straps a Jet Engine to His Bike, Flies Down the Street at 83 MPH
Guy Straps a Jet Engine to His Bike, Flies Down the Street at 83 MPH

3 Sep 2021, 00:48 UTC / A Taiwanese guy decided to mount a jet engine to his bike. His crazy contraption took him down the street at the incredible speed of 83 mph.

 
Rare 1963 Chrysler Turbine Comes Out of Storage, Sounds Like It's About to Fly
Rare 1963 Chrysler Turbine Comes Out of Storage, Sounds Like It's About to Fly

12 Aug 2021, 18:16 UTC / Many of us might never get to see the incredibly rare Chrysler Turbine in the metal, so here's your change to watch and hear it on the go

 
JetPack Aviation Completes First Test for Speeder "Flying Motorcycle" Platform
JetPack Aviation Completes First Test for Speeder "Flying Motorcycle" Platform

23 Jul 2021, 13:10 UTC / JetPack Aviation just completed a successful full-scale test flight of its Speeder platform. Applications seem endless and even include military use.

 
The Forgotten Fiat Turbina, a 1950s Sportscar Concept Powered by a Jet Engine
The Forgotten Fiat Turbina, a 1950s Sportscar Concept Powered by a Jet Engine

9 Jul 2021, 11:39 UTC / In 1954, Fiat unveiled the beautiful Tubina sportscar. As its name implies, it was powered by a mid-mounted, in-house developed gas turbine engine

 
Highly-Efficient, Open Fan Architecture Engine Will Power Hybrid Electric Jets
Highly-Efficient, Open Fan Architecture Engine Will Power Hybrid Electric Jets

16 Jun 2021, 12:00 UTC / Next-generation CFM engine will make hybrid electric aircraft just as powerful as standard ones, while also cutting emissions by 20%

 
Get Yourself the Iconic Jet-Powered VW Beetle for Christmas and Have Some Fun
Get Yourself the Iconic Jet-Powered VW Beetle for Christmas and Have Some Fun

9 Dec 2020, 07:02 UTC / Ron Patrick is willing to part with his jet-powered Beetle, the most insane street-legal Beetle there ever was; if you’re willing to part with $550,000

 
The 1979 Granatelli Jet Corvette Remains Most Impressive Feat of Engineering
The 1979 Granatelli Jet Corvette Remains Most Impressive Feat of Engineering

30 Nov 2020, 14:05 UTC / Vince Granatelli built the car inspired by his father’s Indy-racing turbine-powered car. It’s a monster with 880 hp under the unassuming hood, a true wonder