EcoJet

Jay Leno’s EcoJet is unlike any other supercar that you’ve seen, as it runs on biodiesel fuel, using a Honeywell LTS101 turbine engine – normally used in helicopters – that produces 650-horsepower and 583 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 4-speed automatic transaxle adapted from a C5 Corvette. The vehicle contains two separate fuel tanks; one contains the main biodiesel fuel, soybean oil, and the other contains a conventional clean-burning jet engine fuel, Jet A (kerosene). The kerosene is used to start the turbine easily at the beginning of a trip and also to run the engine at the end of a trip to clean it, since biodiesel fuel tends to gum up the fuel system if not cleared. Inside, the car has an Azentek in-dash car computer running Microsoft Windows, with two LCD screens on the dashboard – one for the aircraft-style digital gauges and another for the multimedia and navigation controls – as well as the standard PC functions and internet access through a WiMAX system. Click here to view the first image in today’s viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one about the science of spinning.

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