• Nov 3rd 2011 at 4:31PM
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Tanom Motors has returned to SEMA with a full-on production version of the company's Invader TC-3. As you may recall, the company first showed off a concept version of the reverse trike at SEMA 2010. Tanom Motors calls the Invader TC-3 a fusion of superbike and supercar performance, which we assume makes the three-wheeler super-super. A 1.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine sourced from a Suzuki Hayabusa puts 194 horsepower to a 19-inch rear tire and the vehicle is supposedly capable of clipping off 0-60 mph runs in the sub-four second range. Top speed sits at a plenty-lofty 150 mph, though the vehicle isn't simply designed for max speed.

Tanom says that the tubular-steel chassis has been designed with a crumple zone in the event of a collision, and the front windscreen is made from tempered glass to protect the vehicle's occupants. Last we heard, the Invader TC-3 will cost you around $43,000, though that figure may have changed since pre-production model first surfaced.

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    • 1 Second Ago
      Dwight Bynum Jr.
      • 3 Years Ago
      I still can't help but look at this thing and think T-Rex. It looks like they just took the old T-Rex and applied a modern Lamborghini form language to it. And I'm sorry, but the T-Rex isn't the best looking vehicle on the road... :-/
      • 9 Months Ago

      The Invader would be nicer if it had doors and windows like a car and its interior had an a/c and a stereo. I wonder how it would be if it was made of carbon fiber.

      • 3 Years Ago
      I'm no expert on their performance, but this would be a sweet toy for a loaded car buff. Picture being able to pull this thing up to any club/restaurant in the city. A crowd would gather immediately to ohhh and ahhh over it. (and isn't that what most rich folks want anyway? attention?)
      • 3 Years Ago
      i can has for city car?
      • 3 Years Ago
      emperor koku
      • 3 Years Ago
      • 3 Years Ago
      Honestly, these are things that should be sold as a kit. $40k is just waaaay too high, no matter how much fun it is. And its not like your everyday Joe is gonna be in the market for something like this. This is an enthusiast vehicle and will be bought as a "toy" to add to their collection.