A sassy Studebaker, and a comparison. 9 pics, FZ200

Started Jun 1, 2014 | Discussions thread
Mikedigi OP Forum Pro • Posts: 10,325
Re: A sassy Studebaker, and a comparison. 9 pics, FZ200

sherman_levine wrote:

JATO is the acronym for "Jet-Assisted Take-Off" - Typically an auxiliary unit mounted to an airplane to enable it to take off from short runways.

Here's a reference to its use in ground vehicles

http://www.darwinawards.com/darwin/darwin1995-04.html

LOL!!  Brilliant link.

With only one Jato like this, on the offside, the car could accelerate in ever-decreasing circles and disappear up its own exhaust pipe.

Mike

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