Trion Supercars is an American car manufacturer located in California, U.S. founded in 2012 by American automotive engineer Richard Patterson. The company is currently developing the "Nemesis", which is going to be their very first vehicle. The Nemesis will be offered in several different variations, in its most extreme form it is planned to be a 2000+ horsepower supercar, powered by a bespoke drivetrain, an American developed and built 552 cubic inch (9045ccm) quad-cam V8.
In July 2015, California-based start-up Trion first unveiled the Nemesis as a full-scale concept model to the public, along with one of the intended drivetrains. It was originally intended for the car to enter production in 2018.
Trion Supercars (TSC) was founded in May 2012 by Rich Patterson.
The Trion Nemesis RR is a concept vehicle from Trion Supercars. The company is set to reveal a production version in 2016.[needs update] Trion expects to start manufacturing process of the Nemesis by the end of 2016 and for the first vehicle to hit the streets in 2017.[needs update]
In January 2016, the Trion Nemesis RR was unveiled at the Silicon Valley Auto Show. The car was also briefly featured on the front page of the SV Auto Show website.
Trion Nemesis is currently set to produce four variants: the Nemesis RR, Nemesis GT, Nemesis ER (plug-in hybrid), and Nemesis E (pure electric). Production for the Nemesis RR is limited to 50 vehicles, while the Nemesis GT is limited to 100 vehicles. Production for the Nemesis RR Black Ops, a special version of the Nemesis RR, is limited to 9 vehicles.
The Nemesis RR is a mid-engine four wheel drive supercar. The Trion Nemesis RR will be powered by a 9.0L twin turbocharged V8 engine capable of producing 2000 hp. Power will be channelled to all four wheels via an eight-speed sequential transmission. The RR will feature all wheel drive, traction management system and 10 speaker JBL infotainment. The Trion Nemesis RR would be competing with the likes of the Bugatti Chiron and the Koenigsegg One:1.
The Trion Nemesis is planned to be produced as a street legal vehicle, aiming to become the fastest street legal car.
The Trion Nemesis RR is currently taking preorders, with the base price set at 1.6 million USD.
Black Ops Edition
Trion announced a special version of the Nemesis RR called Black Ops edition, which has several more features and a "predator mode". The predator mode changes interior lighting, engine rev, and suspension to make the car appear more powerful.[clarification needed] The Black Ops edition will also include additional aesthetic changes.
Trion Supercars also plans to produce another sports car, the Nemesis GT. The Nemesis GT is 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 starts at 1.2 million USD.
The Nemesis ER is a concept plug-in hybrid car. The Nemesis ER can reportedly produce 1200 horsepower, but details about the performance, design, pricing, and availability are yet to be disclosed.
The Nemesis E is a concept electric car. The four motors in the Nemesis E can produce approximately 2000 horsepower. Further details about the Nemesis E are yet to be released.
As of February 2017 the Trion Nemesis is set to utilize a forced-induction twin turbocharged V8 engine capable of producing 2000 horsepower in the Nemesis RR. Trion is developing its own engine and has not yet officially released any further specific details other than the configuration, capacity and output of the engine to the public. No further information has been released concerning the planned powertrains intended for the Nemesis GT, ER, and E models.
In popular culture
In GTA: Online, the fictitious Cheval Taipan has design cues based on both the Hennessey Venom F5 and Trion Nemesis. In addition, in the same game, the fictional Itali GTB takes design cues from the Trion Nemesis and the McLaren 570S.
The Nemesis RR was unveiled at the Silicon Valley Auto Show in January 2016, and for a brief time, was featured on the front page of the show's website.
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