Stag

Rebuilt V8: 1973 Triumph Stag

The Triumph Stag contained all the ingredients to become one of the greatest cars in British automotive history. Its stunning styling, clever interior, and V8 engine should have combined to make this car a sales winner. Sadly, it was… more»

Already Restored: 1973 Triumph Stag

The Triumph Stag is becoming “discovered” as well as it ought – it’s slightly rare, stylish, and offers a V8, uncommon among less expensive British cars. While the Stag sold very poorly thanks to reliability problems, modern methods of… more»

Ready to Show! 1973 Triumph Stag

We’ve covered several Triumph Stags at Barn Finds, nearly always reminding readers what stinkers they were when new. Meanwhile, the dang cars have been sneaking up in price despite their unsavory reputation. What the heck. Time to figure out… more»

Triumph Stags: Which Project Would You Pick?

Coincidentally, these two examples of Triumph’s luxury sport Stag arrived on the Barn Finds assignment list at the same time. What are the chances! Both are project cars: one has no motor and one has a Chevy 283 cu…. more»

V8 Go By FoMoCo: 1973 Triumph Stag

Man, do I like this car! And, as I cruise prior Stag coverage here on BF, I have learned that engine transplants are apparently pretty common. But beyond its upgraded powerplant, this 1973 Triumph Stag is in magnificent shape… more»

Serious Modifications: 1971 Triumph V8 Stag

I consider this 1971 Triumph Stag to be my good fortune. I like these cars and this is the first one that I have encountered for BF. This example, however, is harboring one heck of a surprise – more… more»

Worth a Gamble? 1973 Triumph Stag

O Stag, how did you fail me? Let me count the ways. The Triumph Stag was built with a V8 engine of Triumph’s own design. This proved fatal. Initially, the engine was fuel injected, but the result was unreliable… more»

Alleyway Find: 1972 Triumph Stag

I have covered quite a few British sports cars for Barn Finds. Topping the list are MGs of all ilks, Triumph TR4s, and a few Jaguars thrown in for good measure. Today, however, is a first for me in… more»

Crate Engine Swap: 1973 Triumph Stag

Owning a Triumph Stag usually means sitting on a knife’s edge, waiting for something expensive to go wrong with its unique V8 engine. That shouldn’t be an issue with this 1973 model, as it now sports a bulletproof American… more»

British Grand Tourer: 1971 Triumph Stag

When it rolled off the production line, the Triumph Stag promised so much. That it was plagued with reliability issues, all of which can now be addressed, meant that it was a sales disaster. This was a shame because… more»

Chevy 327 V8-Powered: 1973 Triumph Stag

Update 8/27/19 – After close to a year, this Stag has resurfaced here on eBay. This time it’s listed with a lower starting bid and a reserve. It has also moved to Archer, Florida so we can only assume… more»

A Real Bargain: 1971 Triumph Stag

If I were to draw up a list of the top ten cars that I would classify as the most frustrating ever built, the Triumph Stag would be on that list. It was a car that promised so much,… more»

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