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hamdriver
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 4:10:48 PM

Trident Iceni/Venturer will go over 190mph yet can do 2,000 miles on a tank of bio-diesel.
What makes the Iceni range of cars so interesting is the diesel powertrain common to each of them. The powertrain is a turbocharged 6.6-liter V-8 diesel engine, which is mounted up front and spins the rear wheels via a six-speed automatic transmission. The engine develops 395 horsepower and 700 pound-feet of torque?, and will rocket the Iceni from 0-60 mph in just 3.7 seconds. Top speed is estimated to be over 190 mph.
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lesndave
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 11:07:33 PM

Nice
remay
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 10:22:43 PM

Some pic!
taxiken
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 8:52:07 AM

Where did the 5 news articles go on the home page?
ooltewah63
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 8:50:16 AM

Nice
335d1
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 7:09:00 AM

I'd love to drive it.
GoGoGoodyear
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 9:39:49 PM


Engine turns at 980 RPM when the car is going 70... that engine will last a few million miles at that rate!

But at a sticker price of around $161,000 I think I will stick with my old Toyota for awhile.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 9:35:14 PM

not interested
RTBama1
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 9:23:40 PM

For example, the Iceni’s engine runs at just 980 revs when the car travels at a constant speed 70 mph, such as cruising on a highway. In this way, it can return an average fuel economy of up to 57.4 mpg and cover a range of more than 2,000 miles on a single tank.?
Yooperheart
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 8:44:37 PM

only a dream machine....
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 8:43:00 PM

interesting
00MrSlate00
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 8:38:43 PM

I want one of these.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 8:38:14 PM

neato
BluWahoo
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 8:33:14 PM

nothing diesel for me
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 8:10:06 PM

interesting
silverfoxv65
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 7:28:35 PM

Well maybe not, its a littel past my pay grade.
silverfoxv65
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 7:10:30 PM

Wow, i may want one.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 7:10:09 PM

Good to know. Very informative.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 6:02:08 PM

Interesting.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 5:51:39 PM

ok
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 5:48:54 PM

cost; 2 arms, 1 leg, 1 kidney, 2 eyeballs, and....well you get the picture..
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 5:38:39 PM

ok
ciscodr
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 5:36:09 PM

ok
jimgraham
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 5:22:52 PM

The girl in the photo MAY be real - but you can bet the car is not.
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 4:59:59 PM

not for me
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 4:58:03 PM

petal to the metal
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 4:35:58 PM

"over 190mph" wow
PrinceLH
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 4:23:35 PM

I need one of those!
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