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That Time Ford Built a Boeing Turbine-Powered Thunderbird
That Time Ford Built a Boeing Turbine-Powered Thunderbird

28 May 2022, 15:00 UTC / Finished and tested in 1956, it was essentially a 1955 Ford Thunderbird with a Boeing 8C swap. Needless to say, it did not go into production

 
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

 
Sustainable Mega-Ship With 400-Foot Tall Legs to Install Next-Gen 20 MW Wind Turbines
Sustainable Mega-Ship With 400-Foot Tall Legs to Install Next-Gen 20 MW Wind Turbines

4 Oct 2021, 07:41 UTC / A giant, innovative vessel built with four massive legs and running on methanol, will be used to carry and install the most powerful wind turbines

 
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.

 
New Wave Energy Harvesting Technology Promises to Double the Power Extracted From Oceans
New Wave Energy Harvesting Technology Promises to Double the Power Extracted From Oceans

18 Aug 2021, 08:38 UTC / Wave energy is still an untapped field, but this team of researchers wants to change that with a technology that can harvest twice as much power from the ocean.

 
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

 
Giorgetto and Fabrizio Giugiaro Join Chinese Supercar Manufacturer Techrules
Giorgetto and Fabrizio Giugiaro Join Chinese Supercar Manufacturer Techrules

29 Aug 2016, 14:05 UTC / Giorgetto Giugiaro, the famous automotive designer, was hired along with his son, Fabrizio, to complete the production version of a Chinese supercar

 
Jet Turbine-Powered Corvette Accelerates to 60 MPH in 2.5 Seconds <span>· Video</span>
Jet Turbine-Powered Corvette Accelerates to 60 MPH in 2.5 Seconds · Video

3 Jan 2015, 07:03 UTC / Between January 10th and 18th, auction house Barrett-Jackson will hold its Scottsdale event in Arizona. After a little peering through the digital catalogue, our attention was grabbed by a particula...

 
1963 Chrysler Turbine Car Sounds Like a Jet Plane
1963 Chrysler Turbine Car Sounds Like a Jet Plane

18 Feb 2014, 13:59 UTC / A little more than 50 years ago Chrysler was busy working on its revolutionary Turbine Car, the only gas turbine-powered vehicle to be tested by consumers. Its engine ran at up to 44,500 rpm, gul...

 
Turbine-Powered Triumph Spitfire
Turbine-Powered Triumph Spitfire

4 Apr 2013, 09:25 UTC / A group of graduating students from Arizona have decided to built a fire spitting turbine-powered car. But this is not just for fooling around, as it will serve as a test platform for a digital turb...

 
Forced Induction: The Turbocharger
Forced Induction: The Turbocharger

27 Jan 2009, 19:30 UTC / There are many ways through which you can either increase the power of an engine or make it more efficient. Turbocharging is one of the most common