This story appeared on the Home Page
on April Fools' Day, 2010
The surprise was - it was actually true.

All the facts in the Jet Turbine story are completely correct, although presented for comic effect.  Although the car was a flop, the engine itself was redesigned as a Stationary Power Supply and sold all around the World.  A typical British product, it only came out of production when it was realised it made no money for Austin.  Further details in "The Austin" by Barney Sharatt (recommended.)
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