Back at the 2006 SEMA Auto Show, GM, in cooperation with Jay Leno, unveiled a Turbine-Powered EcoJet Concept. With the 2012 SEMA show all wrapped up, Jay Leno decided to give us another look to this amazing concept in the latest episode of Jay Leno’s Garage. The funny thing is that we just saw him review the 1963 Chrysler Turbine, which has a similar turbine drivetrain as the EcoJet, just the other day

The concept was built atop a modified Corvette Z06 hydroformed-aluminum frame with aluminum and magnesium structural and chassis components, and is powered by a 650-horsepower Honeywell LT-101 turbine engine. Its shell is an advanced construction of carbon fiber over Kevlar and it has been painted using the Glasurit’s 9 Line Waterborne Technology lines, which are designed to dramatically reduce emissions during application.

The EcoJet is the perfect proof that if you want to drive an environmentally friendly car you don’t have to stick with a Prius.

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8 comments:

  (349) posted on 11.21.2012

not too small not too large, not too lazy not too active, not cheap not expensive etc. yea, i also see it as an very good option

  (341) posted on 11.21.2012

it is awesome, indeed. and even from a lot of point of view. i agree with you

  (377) posted on 11.21.2012

i like that they mencioned the prius. i really like that car and i find it awesome

  (397) posted on 11.21.2012

abstract or not is less important. the priority is the technical part. at least for me

  (377) posted on 11.21.2012

what car is this? i don’t like the way it looks... too, let’s say, abstract for my taste

  (349) posted on 11.21.2012

i saw few editions of the tonight but never saw "jay leno’s garage". the general impresion about this guy is ok and about this movie, the same.

  (346) posted on 11.21.2012

i do not miss the tonight show. never! it is a must, it is on the "to do"s listsmiley

  (341) posted on 11.21.2012

this guy is super! i enjoy every edition of his show. he is fascinating

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