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Peel Trident equipped with a jet engine

Fitting massive and powerful engines to tiny cars is not a new practice, but I don’t think anyone has gone so far as this jet powered Peel Trident.

Simply put, that is a real jet engine fitted to what is basically a step up from a bike.

Jet engine Peel Trident
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Jet engine Peel Trident

Originally launched in the 60’s, the Peel Trident has been re introduced to the market back in 2010, and the two seater, three wheel car goes for around £13.000. This particular Peel Trident seems to have dropped the three wheel configuration for a more stable our wheel config.

Jet engine Peel Trident
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Jet engine Peel Trident

After being fitted with the jet engine, the car got a bit faster, but not as much as you might think. It managed to complete a quarter mile in 23.3 second with a top speed of 126.2 km/h. You have to understand that in stock form, the Peel Trident weights just 160 kg and comes with a 49 cc engine.

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