The Trident Iceni Grand Tourer is coming with a diesel engine

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The new Trident Iceni Grand Tourer is coming with a diesel engine. The British brand is developing its new project which will be on display at the Salon Privé 2012 in London. The two-seat sports car features a dark, matte exterior and a contrasting intensive-red interior.

The Trident Iceni Grand Tourer accelerates from 0to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds and reaches a top speed of almost 200 mph. The power is coming from a 6.6-liter turbocharged diesel engine that can run on bio diesel, mineral diesel, palm oil and linseed oil. The powertrain produces 430 horsepower and 950 lb-ft of torque.

The Iceni Grand Tourer is also offered with an optional upgrade that boasts 660 hp and 1050 lb-ft of torque. The price of the vehicle stars at £75,000 ($119,000 USD).

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Official information
ALL-NEW GROUND BREAKING BRITISH SPORTS CAR –THE TRIDENT ICENI – CONFIRMED FOR SALON PRIVÉ

London, 22 August 2012 – Iconic British sports car maker, Trident, will display its all-new Iceni Grand Tourer at Salon Privé 2012, held at West London’s Syon Park from the 5th to 7th September.

Beautiful, innovative and unique, the Iceni’s outstanding performance and vital statistics are thanks to Trident’s patented Torque Multiplication technology. With a top speed of nearly 200mph and a 0-60mph sprint in just 3.7 seconds, the Iceni is built to order in Norfolk and priced from £75,000.

A mid-front mounted 6.6-litre turbo-diesel is used to capitalize on the Torque Multiplication technology, capable of running on mineral diesel, bio diesel, palm oil and linseed oil, it delivers 430bhp and a staggering 950lbs ft of torque at under 3250rpm. An option to upgrade to 660bhp is also available, delivering 1050lbs ft of torque.

At a constant 70mph the specially tuned engine runs at just 980rpm, produces 700lbs ft of torque, is capable of 68.9mpg and will keep going for over 2000miles on one full tank of diesel.

Trident Sports Cars managing director, Phillip Bevan, says: “We are very pleased to be at Salon Privé which this year is a great celebration of all things British and home grown talent – something we feel very strongly about at Trident. It is also a place where sports cars and super cars of this calibre are sold, and we look forward to taking new orders for the Iceni at Syon Park this September.”

FORMAT OF THE SHOW
Wednesday 5th September 2012 – Salon Privé Tour d’Elégance from The Royal
Automobile Club at Woodcote Park (Leaves at 10am)
Salon Privé Press Day and product debuts (11am to 5pm)

Thursday 6th September 2012 – Boodles Ladies’ Day (11am to 5pm)
The Diamond Jubilee Ball in support of
Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity (7pm to 1am)

Friday 7th September 2012 – Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance
Judging Day (11am to 7pm)

Tickets for Salon Privé can be purchased at www.salonprivelondon.com or by calling the Ticket Hotline on 0808 100 2205. Entry is fully inclusive of Pommery champagne, lobster luncheon, English afternoon tea and full access to all areas.

About Salon Privé
Now in its seventh year, Salon Privé is firmly established as the UK’s most prestigious Supercar Show & Concours d’Elégance. Several new British debuts, as well as the Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance at Salon Privé place it among the leading automotive shows of the world, alongside the U.S.’s Pebble Beach and Italy’s Villa d’Este.

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