Trident Iceni: Unlocking the Power of Diesel

The quest for a fuel-efficient sports car has been for far too long, largely dominated by one dimensional design approach – plug-in or hybrid electric engines – and in that pursuit the industry has not given serious consideration to the obvious benefits that diesel power potentially can bring.

The Trident Iceni represents a revolutionary approach, with a dream to produce a Grand Tourer with unique features and innovations. Sporting a 6.6-litre V8 turbo diesel engine, the car is designed to produce 395 horsepower and an incredible 700 pound-feet of torque. All that power and torque means it can hit 60mph in just 3.7 seconds, and a top speed of over 190mph, all while claiming a range of around 2,000 miles on a single fill-up. With such a rip-roaring performance, the company wishes to produce a greener engine whilst maintaining a high-performance-driven philosophy.

The car incorporates over thirty-nine bespoke, designed and manufactured components including wheels, seats, air-vents, instruments, door-pulls, handles, occulight roof panels, lights, glass, grilles, gearbox and differential for a truly unique performance motoring experience.  With a classic British sporting-inspired style that is also available in a convertible, fastback, and shooting brake body it’s really hard to go wrong with this one. £90,000 right that is.


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A Package That is Right for you

Ready…. Standard equipment includes air-con, electric windows, leather trim and a DAB radio with Bluetooth, although buyers can also choose between four optional upgrade packs. A Track Pack – yours for a whopping £30,875 – ups power and torque to 660bhp and 1,424Nm, as well as adding an uprated differential, brakes and Eibach race-derived suspension to help manage the power.

Set…..A Performance Pack (£11,300) is also available, boosting power and torque to 430bhp and 1,288Nm, along with the addition of a carbon fibre rear splitter.

Go…..For those wanting something a little more sophisticated, the £7,000 Lux Pack adds sat-nav, diamond-cut alloys, two-tone Alcantara and leather upholstery and a four-piece luggage set. The £2,700 Premium Pack adds a fog-resistant coating to the windscreen, carbon interior trim and electric seats. A set of carbon ceramic brakes can also be ordered for £15,500.

Tailor Made

Standard Specification

Engine: 6.6ltr Turbo Diesel V8
Gearbox: 6 Speed fully automatic
Brakes: Alcon 400mm steel vented discs at the front and 380mm steel vented discs at the rear, both with 6 pot Alcon calipers
Shock absorbers: Pro Flex fixed damper fast road shocks with Eibach springs
Power Performance: 395bhp with 700lbs ft of Torque. 0-60mph 3.7sec, Top Speed: over 190mph
Interior: Tilt and Slide steering column, PAS, Air con, Electric windows. Konig K5000 G4 seats trimmed in leather and alcantara.
Entertainment: CD/DAB Receiver with MP3 and Bluetooth.
Safety:  ABS, TC, Driver & Passenger Airbags.

[toggler title=”Track Performance Package” ]For the ultimate thrill ride.[/toggler]

[toggler title=”Premium Upgrade Package” ]A subtle but stylish upgrade package for the Trident Iceni.[/toggler]

[toggler title=”Performance Upgrade Package” ]The Trident Iceni with the Performance Pack offers 430bhp & 950lbs ft Torque[/toggler]

[toggler title=”Luxury Upgrade Package” ]The Luxury pack offers that extra bit of refinement for your Trident Iceni.[/toggler]

 

 

Hamyar

Hamyar

In-House Editor

To say Hamyar has traveled would be something of an understatement. His passion for travelling has taken him from Tanzania to Dubai and an enviable number of places between, and the memories he captures always make for interesting reading. As well as travel, other subjects which fall into his expert remit include culture, design, fashion and cars - in other words, a born globetrotting who is destined for great things if his aspirations so far are anything to go by.

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