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1966 Peel Trident

1966 Peel Trident

1966 Peel Trident

The Peel Engineering Company’s Trident produced little power and a lot of noise. Built on a tiny island between England and Ireland, the three-wheeled Trident stretched only 4 feet 2 inches in length. The interior included two seats covered in a large plastic dome, under which passengers would cook on sunny days. The pull-start Trident never caught on as a popular way to get around, and only 45 were ever assembled.

66 Comments on 1966 Peel Trident

  1. puny little spaceship!

  2. It looks like a car the Jetsons would have.

  3. i can’t believe they chose this over the peel p50! for those of you who don’t know, the peel p50 is the smallest car to ever go into mass production. it’s even smaller than the trident you see now and can’t go into reverse, so you have to get out and pull backwards whenever you have to. google the peel p50 to see what it actually looks like

  4. weird'o 101 // August 7, 2011 at 9:38 pm // Reply

    i hear that they had a convertible version you just break the windows then you buy new windows.

  5. weird'o 101 // August 7, 2011 at 9:34 pm // Reply

    erm its completely impractical and my dad has had 2 1971 triple black RT chargers and they only made like 48 of them[i spared me and you on the actual name of it cause its really long]

  6. a rat could drive that

  7. it takes a three year old to drive that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  8. too small for anyone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  9. speeddemon111 // August 2, 2011 at 7:58 am // Reply

    UGLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  10. 1978 scout! // July 26, 2011 at 4:16 pm // Reply

    3 wheeler

  11. 1978 scout! // July 26, 2011 at 4:14 pm // Reply

    ulgy

  12. ummmm whats this thing again?

  13. The Tall Boy Scout // July 24, 2011 at 7:19 pm // Reply

    Peel Trident vs. Dump Truck. Who’s gonna get squashed?

  14. Look out! ‘Its the Jetsons!’ (and inst Trident a gum?)

  15. It’s the Popemobile!

  16. I’ve never ssen a car this bad in my life. Literally.

  17. Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh! Alien invaders from outer space, wait. that’s just a freaking UGLY car. C4 please.

    • 100000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000 of C4 to blow it up to dust. don t you agree

  18. schmittman // July 10, 2011 at 10:01 am // Reply

    Love all the comments, but with this car now worth over six figures if you could find one it sounds like the car to own!

  19. It’s probably got a lawn mower engine under the hood.

  20. the rocketeer // July 7, 2011 at 6:09 pm // Reply

    it looks like a spaceship that someone slapped wheels onto…

  21. I could probably tip it over!

  22. lightscout // July 4, 2011 at 2:40 pm // Reply

    OMG What is this, a ugly, three wheeled prototype of a buggy?

  23. is that thing a clown car?

  24. That car is just plain ugly

  25. legolandlover56 // June 25, 2011 at 9:11 pm // Reply

    if that was in a monster truck derby that thing would get owned!!!!!!!!!!!! like totally the only thin left would be the well actuly nothing

  26. legolandlover56 // June 25, 2011 at 9:08 pm // Reply

    what if you crash that thing would like never make it and where are the back wheels!!!!!!!!!!!

  27. Top Gear loves the new,blue,version of the Peel P50.

  28. trainman77 // June 25, 2011 at 8:46 am // Reply

    looks like a kids toy

  29. Two words weird and ugly

  30. OMG get the boulder we have a car to smash.

  31. How do they get out?

  32. Fliboys.RBX // June 23, 2011 at 9:37 pm // Reply

    This is officially the current version of the Pedro Pod.

    Say ‘ello!

  33. Fliboys.RBX // June 23, 2011 at 9:28 pm // Reply

    At last! The long lost relative of the Pedro Pod, has surfaced in a garage near (Where you Aren’t.)

    Reminds myself of a submarine/pea.

  34. where’s the doors?!?!?

  35. ohhh yeahhh // June 23, 2011 at 4:39 pm // Reply

    They should use this car in one of those commercials where the hamsters drive the car

  36. kyletheterrorizer // June 23, 2011 at 3:21 pm // Reply

    Looks like an alien’s spaceship.

  37. Oh gosh that’s even worst then the reliant robin!

  38. It looks like you could go to the depths of the ocean with that. it looks like a tiny submarine!

  39. Noparticularscouter // June 22, 2011 at 9:42 pm // Reply

    I wonder if they roasted hot dogs under the roof on sunny days.

  40. The Peel Trident. It’s not an oven, but it’s red hot! (Ha ha.)

  41. The Man with the Banjo // June 22, 2011 at 3:27 pm // Reply

    It’s a pull start like a lawn mower….. it’s on a mowed lawn…… IT”S A LAWN MOWER!!!!!

  42. I saw one at Ripley’s(c) in Myrtle Beach! (c)= Trademark. It was right outside.

  43. pokefreak6464 // June 21, 2011 at 8:42 pm // Reply

    If it made less noise, had more power, the dome roof had a normal covering, it had good millage, four wheels, was slightly bigger had a back seat with enough room to carry a couple bags with four people in it, there is a chance this car would be slightly cool… and even then it would have to be at a good price to get the attention of people.

    • Guitar Guy From Outer Space // June 23, 2011 at 3:11 pm // Reply

      @ pokefreak6464
      So basically if they got rid of it and made an entirely new car.

    • On my way home from the movies, I saw a car called the Yoga with EVERYTHING that you desribed. (No joke!) It was red and black. Does anyone have any info about it?

  44. did aliens design this or something?

  45. 66 peel trident+ semi=crunch

  46. oh gosh.

  47. I dont know // June 21, 2011 at 9:53 am // Reply

    This car is the BEST!!

  48. Girlscout101 // June 20, 2011 at 8:48 pm // Reply

    I would love to go gokarting in one of these

  49. The Oven on Wheels // June 20, 2011 at 4:33 pm // Reply

    What’s the point in owning a Peel Trident? It could make you peel.

  50. scout_life // June 19, 2011 at 6:20 am // Reply

    wow this car looks like a huge bubble about to burst and imagine how much that windshield would be to find now if u were a collector

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