Monday, February 20, 2012

But what about the hovercars we were promised?

Carlisle PA, Early eighties. A guy had a carton of these Chrysler Turbine promotional pamphlets. Though I was tempted to buy the whole box and corner the market, I decided carrying a heavy box of paper for a mile back to the van was out. So, for two bucks I bought just one.
It was truly a car of the jet age. Fifty five units were constructed and tested- but after a trial period all but nine were scrapped. And we never did get our gas turbine production cars, let alone the hovercars that should have been in every garage by now.

All you ever needed to know about the Chrysler Turbine at

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