Beyond Piston Engines: Gas Turbine Cars

Gas turbine engines have numerous advantages over the piston engines that drive most of our cars. Their high power to weight ratio makes them better suited for large jobs, and they operate well at high altitudes. They are not dependent on petroleum fuels, but can run on natural gas, kerosene, jet fuel and biofuels. They [...]

December 20, 2011
7:35 PM EST
The Heinkel He 178. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
The Jaguar C-X75. Photo: Wikimedia Commons