"History of Chrysler Corporation Gas Turbine Vehicles," 1966

Summary

This publication documents Chrysler Corporation's efforts to develop a practical gas turbine powered vehicle. Many companies experimented with gas turbine cars after World War II, but only Chrysler actually put them into the public's hands. In 1963, Chrysler lent 50 prototype turbines to potential customers to get real world feedback, but the car never made it into regular production.

This publication documents Chrysler Corporation's efforts to develop a practical gas turbine powered vehicle. Many companies experimented with gas turbine cars after World War II, but only Chrysler actually put them into the public's hands. In 1963, Chrysler lent 50 prototype turbines to potential customers to get real world feedback, but the car never made it into regular production.

Artifact

Publication (Document)

Date Made

August 1966

Subject Date

March 1954-June 1966

Collection Title

Edison Institute Records 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2011.0.4.77

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Cardboard

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)
Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 11 in

Width: 8.438 in

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