1955 Triumph TR-2
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Last update: 17.08.2016
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1955 Triumph TR2 ConvertibleExtensive ground up restoration with well over 500 hours of work Matching numbers engine with original head Resided with the same family for 40 years One of only 8. 36 TR2s produced All mechanicals rebuilt-including the bottom end Vanguard 2. 0 L inline 4 cylinder engine Dual SU carburetors Vanguard 4-speed manual transmission with desirable overdrive White soft top with matching side curtains
MotoeXotica Classic Cars is pleased to present this handsome 1955 Triumph TR2 convertible. Only 8. 36 TR2's were built from 1953 to 1955. this beautiful restored '55 is one of the finest examples of a short door TR2. This TR2 is painted in a Signal Red exterior. Stone leather interior. matching Tilton wool carpet and white top and side curtains. Ground up restoration. Matching engine numbers with original cylinder head. New rods and camshaft. pistons and liners and all of the mechanicals rebuilt and benefited from a period correct overdrive transmission.
The previous owner. Don Whelchel. a body shop owner from Eastern Kansas feel in love with Triumph motorcars while serving as a Navy SeaBee in Europe during WWII. He purchased this TR2 and stored it away in 1973. In 2009. after 43 of the triumph. he decided it was time to give this Triumph a full restoration. Unfortunately his health wouldn't allow Don to take in the project by himself. In stepped a long-time friend “Mad Dog”. a owner of another area body shop and together after 500 hours completed the ground up restoration. This TR2 has the beauty of a show car with the reliability of a daily driver.
One model of TR2/3 can be difficult to tell from another unless you know what to look for. The first was the TR2. built from 1952 to 1955. The early “small mouth. long door” has a small. recessed front grille and door skins that extend down to the bottom of the rocker panel. After the first few thousand TR2s. the Triumph factory responded to concerns from owners who scraped the door bottoms on curbs by shortening the door skins. and introduced the TR2 model which has come to be known as the “small mouth short door. ”
Finished in a brilliant Signal Red that shows extremely well. The front chrome bumper with over riders are tight and finish is exquisite. The rear is equipped with excellent period correct over riders. The recessed “Small Mouth” front grill is in very good condition. All trim pieces are present and have a great finish. The headlights are period correct and taillights are in very condition with no hazing or cracks. The white soft top is in very good condition and looks great with matching side curtains. This triumph has the classic British style these envelope-bodied cars are known for.
Inside. this Triumph features a correct and restored Stone leather sport seats looks great. The matching tan door panels and dashboard are a continuation of the striking interior of this roadster with Tilton black carpet looks fantastic. The weather-stripping is excellent. with little or no signs of drying. tearing or shrinkage. All the original equipment gauges are well placed. have correct appearance as originally designed. The original Banjo style three spoke steering wheel is in very good condition.
This '55 TR2 is nicely equipped with a Vanguard 2. 0L inline 4 cylinder engine fed by a dual SU carburetors. Power is transferred to the wheels by a Vanguard 4-speed manual transmission with overdrive. The ladder-frame chassis was comprised of coil and wishbone front suspension with a live axle and semi-elliptic springs at the rear. Stopping power is provided by four Lockheed drum brakes. The 15-inch original steel wheels painted to match the exterior with Triumph hub caps.
The emphasis of the restoration of this 1955 TR2 was to retain and refurbish as many of the original parts as possible. thereby maintaining the car's provenance. The beauty of a show car with the reliability of a daily driver. an unbeatable combination!… GET OUT AND DRIVE!! Please be sure to check out our other Don Whelchel and “Mad Dog” collaboration. a 1964 Triumph TR4!
Current mileage on the odometer shows 3. 57 miles. sold as is and is mileage exempt title.
Note: Please see full terms and conditions listed below that pertain to the purchase of any said vehicle. thank you.Specifications Asking Price: Miles: 3. 60 VIN: TS6583L Year: 1955 Make: Triumph Model: TR2 Title: Clear Warranty: No Condition: Used Options: Engine: Inline 4 Transmission: Manual Body: Convertible Doors: 2 doors Stock Number: C00172 Lot Number: Exterior: Red Interior: Tan Video Terms & Condtions
ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH CAR BEING SOLD WHERE/IS. AS/IS. ! TO BID YOU MUST BE OVER 18 and pay with a money order. cashier's check or wire transfer. Please do not bid without the intent to finalize this transaction. Sorry. NO bid retractions allowed. ask questions BEFORE you bid. Your bid is a binding contract.
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Motoexotica Classic Cars has been a part of eBay Motors since 1999 and has maintained a great reputation and 100% positive feedback. We would like to keep it that way for future customers! The Vehicle is being sold by a Licensed State of Missouri Dealer (Motoexotica Classic Cars. LLC). You will need to check with your local government for any special rules regarding these older vehicles passing any inspections. We will not be held liable for any vehicle not passing inspection.
The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent. If you or an agent upon completion of a scheduled inspection at our St. Louis location finds the car not to your liking. we will refund your deposit with no questions asked. Feedback MUST be left before the vehicle is released to the buyer/agent/shipper. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have seven (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations.
All disputes arising out of or resulting from this sale shall be finally determined by binding arbitration in St. Louis. Missouri in accordance with the commercial rules of arbitration of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration shall be carried out by one or more arbitrators in accordance with said rules. Any award shall be enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction in the same manner as judgments. This agreement to arbitrate shall survive the sale of the automobile described herein. Buyer and Seller hereby agree that Missouri law shall control for all purposes under this Bill of Sale. Buyer and Seller hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Missouri to specifically enforce the agreement to arbitrate and to enter judgment of and enforce the award of the arbitrator. All above terms and conditions are applied to vehicle sales. whether through EBay or otherwise.Payment Terms
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For a quote on shipping anywhere in the world. please feel free to email us at sales@Motoexotica. com or call 636-600-4600. We will give you an estimated cost for open and enclosed transport or overseas. We are happy to accommodate our international buyers! Over the last several decades we have exported thousands of cars to Norway. Germany. Estonia. Puerto Rico. Hawaii. Alaska. Costa Rica. Brazil. British Columbia. Canada and many other locations around the world. Overseas shipments will be placed into a steel container for safe sea passage or optional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo). We take care of all the details and paperwork. All you have to do is collect the car at your nearest port and enjoy! Please note that we are not a transport company and only offer this service as a convenience to our customers. You are more than welcome to arrange your own shipping. Transportation will commence only after final payment and signed documentation are received.Financing
We offer financing through many of the best lenders in the industry. They are currently offering very attractive rates for all collector and special interest automobiles. With loan amounts from $10. 00 to $500. 00. and flexible terms of up to 12 years. you can finance the car of your dreams. Call us at 636-600-4600 for additional details.Warranty
ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH CAR BEING SOLD WHERE IS. AS IS! The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent of any bidder. The vehicle is available for inspection prior to bidding. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations. All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. No vehicle is perfect to everyone. Each vehicle has its strengths. styles. tendencies and shortcomings. Therefore. despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle's mechanical condition. we are not able to warranty a manufacturer's workmanship or previous owner's diligence in care. It is for this reason that all vehicles are sold ”WHERE/IS. AS/IS”. We have described the above mentioned vehicle to the best of our ability. However. with all classic and exotic vehicles. the condition is subjective. Please be advised that no oral or written statements concerning any vehicle constitutes a representation or warranty of the condition of the said vehicle.
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