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Trident diesel sports car not vaporware, still sounds too good to be true

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Aug 20th, 2008 at 3:58PM

Click above for more images of the Trident IceniIf the name 'Trident' has visions of Maseratis and vintage Triumphs dancing through your head, you are in for a big surprise. When we first looked at the Trident Iceni, it was powered by a 375-hp GM turbo diesel V8 mounted up front and producing 520 lb-ft of torque. After a year or two of development, it's even better according to its makers, with the latest version of the venerable Duramax diesel tweaked to offer 550 horsepower at 3,800 rpm along with an arm-wrenching 950 lb-ft at just 1,800 rpm. Trident claims the Duramax can slingshot the... Read More

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