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  • Published: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago Review Press, c2010.
  • Year Published: 2010
  • Description: xii, 228 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9781569765494
  • 1569765499


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Chrysler's turbine car : the rise and fall of Detroit's coolest creation

by Lehto, Steve.

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Call number: 629.222 Le

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor

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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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