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Ford built a Boeing turbine-powered Thunderbird in 1955

2 monthes ago   |   By High Gear Media

The Ford Thunderbird launched for the 1955 model year with a fairly conventional lineup of engine options, but the Blue Oval also experimented with something quite unorthodox. The company once stuffed a gas turbine engine into a 1955 Thunderbird. Ford archivist Ted Ryan posted a photo of the turbine-powered Thunderbird and testing notes on Twitter...
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