Triumph

Out Of The Barn! 1954 Triumph TR2

Somewhere during April or May of 1954, this early Triumph TR left the Coventry factory of the Standard Motor Company. One of only 8,636 manufactured between 1953 and 1955, the TR2 was a revelation for Triumph enthusiasts, being a… more»

Near Driver! 1975 Triumph TR6

One of the constant requests I hear as a long-time member of many British car clubs is that someone wants to buy a “driver-level” car that they can refurbish or restore as time goes on. Buying a car like… more»

BF Auction: No Reserve 1969 Triumph TR6

As we all know, plans change. This 1969 (first year!) Triumph TR6 was originally slated to be restored by the seller, but they have decided to pass it on to someone else. Honestly, this is more of a parts… more»

1959 Triumph TR3 With Factory Hard Top

In 1952, Standard Motor Company needed a new sports car to replace the Triumph 2000. A gap in the marketplace had opened up, between MG’s tiny Midget series at the low end, and the Jaguar XK 120 at the… more»

No Reserve: 1972 Triumph TR6

Here’s another example of a guy who bought a vintage car (a 1972 Triumph TR6 in this case) with every intention of restoring it over the winter. But two years later, a busy life (family and work) has caused… more»

Under Wraps 28 Years: 1977 Triumph TR7

When introduced in 1975, the TR7 was advertised as “the shape of things to come.” That boast was a nod to the car’s wedge-shaped appearance, a departure from the TR6 which many consider the last of the volume-produced traditional… more»

Dad’s Pride and Joy: 1980 Triumph Spitfire

Here’s a strange (and sad) case of a father’s pride and joy falling into neglect. The seller of this 1980 Triumph Spitfire explains that this car belonged to his dad and evidently passed to him when he passed away…. more»

Parked 15 Years: 1972 Triumph TR6 Garage Find

There was a lot of buzz in the hallways of my small high school back in 1969. All the girls were going gaga over the new math teacher. And why not. He was right out of college, handsome, single,… more»

Small-Block Transplant: 1976 Triumph Spitfire

In previous articles, I’ve discussed situations where companies have successfully bolted American V8 engines into classic British sports cars, with the Sunbeam Tiger standing as a shining example. Those cars were produced utilizing considerable engineering knowledge, but what if… more»

Stash Of Vintage Race Cars For Sale

From the looks of things, the seller was formerly a racer in the Sports Car Club of America. And maybe a collector of British sports cars in general. Four specific automobiles are up for sale, including two MGBs, a… more»

High Desert Find: 1961 Triumph TR3A

When it comes to British sports cars, the Triumph TR3 is an icon. It offered solid performance, simple mechanics, and a timeless design. In the past decade, we’ve had the opportunity to own three of these wonderful machines. One… more»

One Off Kit Car? 1969 Triumph

We’re told this is a one-of-a-kind sports car, something that would usually be thought of as a kit. But it may have been custom-built by its original owner. The car is part Triumph, part Volkswagen, and the rest from… more»

Easy Project? 1958 Triumph TR3A

The Triumph TR3 was a British sports car built between 1955-62. It succeeded the TR2 model with greater power and improved braking. The TR3A was a slight evolution to the TR3 but was never an official model. This ’58… more»

Rookie Year Ragtop: 1961 Triumph TR4

At the dawn of the 1960s there was no way to know of the massive social upheaval the close of the decade would bring– unless, perhaps, you traded in tea leaves and crystal balls for steel and rubber. As… more»

British Roadster: 1963 Triumph TR4

The TR series of roadsters was a big success for British manufacturer Triumph Motor Company, who produced this range of cars from 1953 all the way up through 1981.  By the time the TR4 model rolled around in 1961,… more»

Finish While You Drive: 1972 Triumph TR6

This 1972 Triumph TR6 is located in Maplewood, New Jersey. It is listed as a really nice driver and has had a lot of work done on it in the last three years. The TR6 is listed for sale… more»