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Triumph
Motorcycle manufacturer since 1902, Triumph diversified into the manufacture of automobiles from 1923. Became extremely popular after World War II with its Spitfire and TR series. Best known for the sporty open-top roadsters, notable saloon models included the Herald and Dolomite.

Also see: The History of Triumph

Triumph 1800/2000 Roadster  

Triumph 1800/2000 Roadster

1946 - 1949
First unveiled in 1946 the Triumph 1800 Roadster was created from a strange cocktail of pre-war styling with classic 50's detailing. The new model shared its mechanical items with the 1800 saloon including a column shift gearchange. More >>
Triumph TR2  

Triumph TR2

1953 - 1962
In 1952 the Type 20TS (often referred to as the TR1) is introduced at Earl's Court Motor Show. Built on a prewar Standard chassis and sporting a dual-carb version of the Standard Vanguard engine, this show car looked much like the TR2s and TR3s that later followed. More >>
Triumph Herald  

Triumph Herald

1959 - 1970
The Coupe was never really intended to be a proper 4 seater, the rear seat being available only as an option. But the similarities with other British sports cars was soon evident, such as the four speed gearbox, 948 cc engine fitted with twin SU H1 carbys and an output of 42 bhp. More >>
Triumph Spitfire  

Triumph Spitfire

1962 - 1980
This beautiful little sports car was styled by the Italian stylist Michelotti. Initially based on the Triumph Herald mechanicals the Spitfire competed successfully in rallies in Europe and was raced in North America. More >>
Triumph TR4/5  

Triumph TR4/5

1962 - 1969
Triumph's new-generation sports car with body design by Italy's Giovanni Michelotti. Originally based on the TR3A chassis and running gear with a larger engine (though the 1991cc unit was available optionally to qualify for 2.0-liter class racing) and new all-synchromesh gearbox. More >>
Triumph 1300  

Triumph 1300

1965 - 1970
Taking the fight up to BMC Mini and Austin/Morris 1100 was never going to be an easy job, and so Leyland's first foray into front-wheel-drive automobiles needed to be a good one. More >>
Triumph GT6  

Triumph GT6

1966 - 1973
Released in 1966, the Triumph GT6 quickly became known as the poor-mans E-Type. Featuring a lovely sleek fastback body, the GT6 may have looked a little like the Spitfire, where its origins obviously lay, but in fact all the major body panels were new. More >>
Triumph TR6  

Triumph TR6

1969 - 1976
The TR6 was a refined sports car. It featured pile carpeting of floors and trunk, plush-looking bucket seats, a wood dash and the usual full complement of instruments. More >>
Triumph Stag  

Triumph Stag

1970 - 1977
The Stag started life some time around 1964 as a Triumph 2000 (Triumphs family saloon) and was styled by Giovanni Michelotti. More >>
Triumph Dolomite Sprint  

Triumph Dolomite Sprint

1973 - 1980
Arguably the best model to come from British Leyland is the Triumph Dolomite Sprint. The Sprint was a true sports saloon and offered incredible performance that is impressive even by today's standards. More >>
Triumph 2500TC  

Triumph 2500TC

1974 - 1977
The Triumph 2500TC and 2000TC were introduced by British Leyland following continued problems with the previous models fuel injection system. In what could only be considered a backward step, the new model Triumph dropped fuel injection and instead used (what Triumph knew was tried and tested) a twin carb configuration. More >>
Triumph TR7

Triumph TR7

1975 - 1981
The Triumph TR7 can represent good buying to the classic car enthusiast. Why?, well the reliability and quality control problems that dogged the car during its production life should be well sorted by now. More >>
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