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Trident Iceni, Biodiesel Supercar Set for Relaunch of a Relaunch at US$150,000 Sometime in the NEARISH Future, We Think!?

Posted: July 21st, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Eco Driver | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Trident Iceni, Biodiesel Supercar Set for Relaunch of a Relaunch at US$150,000 Sometime in the NEARISH Future, We Think!?

We’d like to talk about our 11th favorite British Auto maker, TVR, unfortunately they went bust a couple of years back, instead we’ll talk up our 9th favorite British Auto Maker, Trident. We love a swindle, the thought of duping the galaxy is a bit of a chuckle. Insofar as auto swindles go, Trident has to be one the the most amusing. The amount of press – and yes this counts – this autobuilder has recieved is outstanding. Trident, not to be confused with Trident Cars Ltd (UK) this is where we get confusing, Trident Cars Ltd was established in 1966, in 1978 Trident Cars Ltd ceased manufacture – but not existence – someplace in here TVR picked up the Trident, and it still shows. The 1999 – 2009 Trident Iceni is apparently a retrofitted TVR prototype – remember that styling – We’re unsure who scribed the design but think the current incarnation is owned and run by Broadley Performance Vehicles PLC, Eric Broadley in coope­ration with PB Design presented the Trident pro­totype at the 1998 Birmingham Motor Show. In 1999, Eric Broadley founded Trident Sportcars Ltd, which constructed the next 11 prototypes of the Trident Iceni roadster between 1999-2001. In December 2002, the company name was chan­ged to Broadley Performance Vehicles, and the car was renamed the Broadley 1-37, its production apparently started in 2004, though No Cars were produced?. Yes Yes, still no sign of the Trident Iceni in all these words!? It’s coming, truly . . Read the full article »»»»