Ford's Big Red 600hp gas turbine concept truck from 1964


Ford's experimental gas-turbine powered truck was a glimpse into a future that never came.

Ford's Big Red 600hp gas turbine concept truck from 1964
Ford's Big Red gas turbine engine was good for 600hp

In 1964 Big Red was Ford's vision for future trucking and combined gas-turbine power, futuristic design and cabin ergonomics that were way ahead of its time with amenities that we are now only just starting to see in modern trucks.

Read the story of Big Red in the February issue of OwnerDriver but in the meantime enjoy this classic Ford video on the Big Red legend with some cool period cars and trucks in the background.

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