Trion Supercars

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Trion Supercars
Type Private
Industry Automotive
FoundedMay 7, 2012
FounderRichard Patterson
Headquarters,
U.S.
Key people
Richard Patterson (CEO)
Products Sports cars
Website www.trionsupercars.com

Trion Supercars is an American car manufacturer based in Las Vegas. It was founded in 2012 by American automotive engineer Richard Patterson. The company developed the "Nemesis", [1] [2] which is going to be their first vehicle. The Nemesis will be offered in several different variations, with the highest trim having up to 2000 horsepower, powered by a 552 cubic inch (9045ccm) quad-cam V8. [3]

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History

In July 2015, [4] [5] Trion first unveiled the Nemesis as a full-scale concept model to the public, along with one of the intended drivetrains. [6] [7] [8] The car was initially intended to enter production in 2018. [9] [10]

In January 2016, the Trion Nemesis RR was unveiled at the Silicon Valley Auto Show. [11] In November 2016, Trion Supercars displayed the Nemesis in the SEMA Show followed by the LA Auto Show.[ citation needed ]

The Trion Nemesis is planned to be produced as a street legal vehicle, aiming to become the fastest street legal car. [12] Pre-orders in 2016 had a base price of 1.6 million USD. [13]

The Nemesis RR is a mid-engine four wheel drive supercar, powered by a 9.0L twin turbocharged V8 engine capable of producing 2000 hp. Power will be channeled to all four wheels via an eight-speed sequential transmission. The RR will feature all wheel drive, traction management system and 10 speaker JBL sound system. The Trion Nemesis RR is intended to compete with the Bugatti Chiron and the Koenigsegg One:1.[ citation needed ]

The Nemesis GT was expected to reach a top speed of 218 mph, accelerate from 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds, and deliver about 1400 horsepower. The base model started at 1.2 million USD. [13]

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