08/03/1950 Rover unveils the world's first gas-turbine car
The Jet-Age Car - And It's British (1950)
British car manufacturer, Rover Company, demonstrates a gas turbine automobile HD Stock Footage
Selected Originals - Jet Car (1950)
Rover Company showed their JET1 prototype to the public. It was an open two-seat car powered by a gas turbine engine, positioned behind the passenger seats. It was later further developed in order to increase its speed, for which it later held a world record, being the first gas turbine powered car to reach 152.69 mph.
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