Car Catcher: Jet-Powered 1984 Corvette Funny Car (Yes, Like With an Actual Jet Engine)

Know what you can find on eBay Motors? Everything necessary for happiness in life, whether you knew that you needed it or not.

Example: This 1984 Corvette jet-powered Funny Car is currently offered on their site. You didn’t know that you needed a jet-powered Corvette Funny Car, but we can hear you starting to ponder it. 

Some specs from the site to get those wheels turning even quicker: 

The power is provided by a J34/34-A Westinghouse Turbo-Jet engine that was originally built in 1951 for use in the North American T2 "Buckeye", Lockheed P2V "Neptune", the Douglas F3D "Skyknight" and the McDonnell F2H "Banshee". This turbo jet produces a maximum thrust of 3,600 pounds…7,000hp in afterburner mode, and is capable of a top speed of 250 mph in the quarter mile.”

Don’t know how to even start up a jet engine? No problem. Also from the seller: “Comes with complete starting instructions and any help needed from the owner.”

We call shotgun.


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David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
12/13/19 10:55 a.m.

The auction has one day left and is at $3050. Reserve has not been met. So, any guesses on where this one will go? JG and I are counting our pennies. 

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