- Published: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, c2010.
- Year Published: 2010
- Description: xii, 228 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Chrysler automobile -- History -- 20th century.
- Experimental automobiles -- History -- 20th century.
- Automobiles, Gas-turbine -- History -- 20th century.
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Chrysler's turbine car : the rise and fall of Detroit's coolest creation
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Call number: 629.222 Le
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The promise of the jet age -- Chrysler's first "jet" car -- The fourth-generation engine : Chrysler's viable automotive powerplant -- The Ghia turbine car -- The user program : the ultimate public relations event -- The globe-trotting Ghia -- Other Ghias in America -- The user experiment -- Wrap-up of the user program -- The beginning of Chrysler's financial decline -- The problem of smog -- Chrysler's financial troubles -- Other manufacturers and the turbine -- The death of the turbine program -- The survivors -- Going for a ride in Jay Leno's Ghia.
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