1978 one-off Corvette with a turbine engine goes to auction

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1978 one-off Corvette with a turbine engine goes to auction

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A very special 1978 Chevrolet Corvette, which is equipped with a turbine engine will be auctioned by Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale between 10 and 18 January. This unique Corvette became a reality because of the Granatalli family and belonged to a private collection since. Apart from the jet engine, the Corvette has an upgraded subframe and a reinforced shaft.





1978 one-off Corvette with a turbine engine goes to auction

In addition, the car has a new gearbox so as to maintain the controlled high revving engine and to send the 880 hp on the road and in accordance with Vince Granatelli, with this power, the car can accelerate from 0-96 km/h in just 2.5 seconds. The interior of the car features a new instrument panel, while the brakes are extremely powerful and come from a NASCAR car.