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1968 Triumph TR5

Sale price: £36,250.00 make an offer
Last update: 26.05.2015

Car location: Weybridge, United Kingdom
Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Manufacturer: Triumph
Model: TR5
Year: 1968
Type: Standard Car
Mileage: 32,851
Transmission: Manual
Drive side: Right-hand drive
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1968 Triumph TR5 for sale

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For sale by auction on Saturday 06 June 2015 with Historics at Brooklands. Brooklands Motor Racing Circuit. Weybridge. Surrey. Call 01753 639170
The Triumph TR5 was manufactured for just 13 months. from August
1967 through to September 1968 and is the most sought after of the
Michelotti /Karmann-styled Triumph sports roadsters. combining the
most elegant early looks with all-independent suspension and the
best engine. Optional extras included overdrive. wire wheels and
the Surrey top with detachable roof panel. Visually identical to
the Michelotti-styled TR4. the TR5 hid its main differences under
the body and the most significant of these was the engine. the
first British production sports car unit to feature petrol
injection. The 2. 98cc straight-six used Lucas' new indirect
injection system to develop 150bhp. It's the TR5 that aficionados
seek out as the most attractive and collectible of the series.

Supplied with a British Heritage
certificate. this righthand drive (home-market) car comes with the
desirable extras of overdrive and wire wheels. It is in its correct
and original colour of Wedgwood Blue with a black interior and left
the factory on May 20th 1968 to be delivered to dealers. br/>Sparshatts of Southampton. The previous. long term. owner purchased
the car fifteen years ago and carried out some restoration work to
the car. including the fitment of a new clutch as well as a gearbox
and overdrive unit overhaul in 2001. since when the car has covered
an average of only 500 miles each year. The car is presented in
excellent order with very good panel fit. There is a substantial
history file with the car which includes previous MoT test
certificates. copies of previous V5 registration certificates and a
number of invoices. Prospective buyers should be aware that at some
point in the car's history there has been an engine change and that
the odometer stopped working at 32. 51 miles. This rare and
desirable Triumph comes with an MoT test certificate valid until
September 2015 and a V5C registration certificate has been applied
for.

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