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Peel Trident Car News

Thu, 05 Nov 2015 19:51:33 GMT
Watch Two Grown Men Cram Into a Peel Trident and Nearly Die  -  RoadandTrack.com (blog)
Meet the 1965 Peel Trident, as introduced to us by Jalopnik's Jason Torchinsky. It was made on the Isle of Man and looks like something from The Jetsons. Although believed by many to be the worst car ever, Torchinsky offers a counterpoint. "This car ...
Thu, 05 Nov 2015 18:43:02 GMT

What It's Like To Drive A Car That's Slowly Murdering You  -  Jalopnik
The Peel Trident is one of those weird little cars that frequently shows up on those stupid “Worst Cars Ever” lists. I've always felt these lists are usually unfair and didn't take into account the context of why the car was designed. So, I was excited ...
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 19:06:38 GMT

Video: Crazy Jet-Powered Peel on the Dragstrip!  -  GTspirit
Perhaps best known to many of us courtesy of Top Gear and their famous test of the Peel P50, the now-defunct automaker from the Isle of Man also produced the Peel Trident for a year. Slightly larger than the P50 but with a complete clear bubble roof ...
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 16:29:06 GMT

Peel Trident is probably the slowest jet-powered drag racer ever  -  Recombu
The two-seater Peel Trident was a sporty version of the 54-inch long and 41-inch wide one-seater P50 that first appeared in 1965. The latter model went back into production in 2010 so you can enjoy a whopping 3.6hp and 28mph top speed from a mere ...
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:59:00 GMT

Jet-powered Peel Trident is absurdly awesome, still slow  -  Autoblog (blog)
With all of four horsepower from a 49cc engine, the Peel Trident was never going to be a fast car, even if it was sportier than the company's preceding P50. But one microcar enthusiast has apparently set out to fix this shortcoming by building a jet ...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:15:36 GMT
This is a jet-powered, drag-racing Peel  -  Top Gear
When the Peel Trident was launched way back in 1965, it packed around 4bhp. This particular Peel Trident has more, a fact explained by the lengthy, glowing protuberance poking from its rear. It's a jet engine. And with that jet engine, this is the ...
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:06:57 GMT

Peel Trident with Rocket Engine Sets Absurd Drag Racing Record  -  autoevolution
This next video shows how a red Peel is pushed to its limits on a raceway. This custom-built machine posted a top speed of 78.48mph over a quarter mile at Santa Pod Raceway. That's 126 km/h in a four-wheeler that used to measure only 1.8 meters from ...
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 13:30:30 GMT

Just cool cars: This bubbletop wowed in 1964  -  USA TODAY
SEASIDE, Calif. — If the ultimate in 1960s transportation is your goal, it would be hard to beat the bubbletopped Peel Trident. With its fiberglass body and putt-putt engine, it's a groovy car, baby. Dick Tuttle of Santa Clara, Calif., came here over ...
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:59:27 GMT

The Peel P50 is the World's Smallest (and Cutest) Electric Car!  -  Inhabitat (blog)
With a three horsepower electric motor, neither the Peel P50 or Trident will be able to zoom past a Tesla Model S, but the vehicles' 15-mile range and compact exteriors makes them perfect for dense cities like San Francisco or New York. Both models are ...
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:00:50 GMT

The green Electric Peel Micro Car help you get around in style  -  Coolest Gadgets
For those who have clocked up at least half a century in the number of birthdays over the years might just carve out a fond smile on your face when you think about the Peel Trident, which happens to be a two-seat, three-wheeled microcar that was first ...