• Short Summary

    A new Rover car is flown out for tests and to be checked by the press.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    VS of Rover T4 Gas Turbine Saloon and equipment being loaded. Various shots of the Rover Jet Car 'JET 1' being loaded into transporter Canadair CL-44 aircraft and unloaded from it. Rover turbo car (Jet gas turbine car) being tested on road and being thoroughly looked over by members of the press.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    3094.05
    Media URN:
    87477
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:08:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:01:00 / 01:13:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 3840 A

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The first car seen is the Rover T4 Gas Turbine Saloon, (now housed at the Heritage Motor Centre).

    The car is being loaded on to a Canadair CL-44, operated by Seaboard World Airlines.

    Then at 02:32 we see the gas turbine prototype car "JET 1", (now housed at the Science Museum).

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks. We've added these to the description and tags.

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