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1956 Triumph TR3 - Press

Sale price: £64,995.00 make an offer
Last update: 10.09.2013

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

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Manufacturer: Triumph
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1956 Triumph TR3 - Press for sale

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  •  1956 Triumph TR3 - Press
  •  1956 Triumph TR3 - Press

SKV654 is a 1956 Press and Earls Court Motor Show car.
Triumph TR3 - TS13149'0'



This car is the first of the three trio "SKV" cars written about by Bill Piggott in his book "Triumph by Name Triumph by Nature".

The second generation (ie disc braked) TR3 works press fleet.

Built Tuesday 11th September 1956

SKV 654 - Early press car Earls Court Motor Show Car No. 11. Demonstrator Model No. 27
SKV 655 - Fate unknown and presumed not to exist
SKV 656 - Used for several road tests. Earls court motor show car. international works rally team car. Sold recently for £100. 00

Extracts from the The Standard Motor Company Limited - Production Records

•SKV 654 - Built to engineering notes 137/56 & 134/56.
•Signal Red with Stone Leather
•Hard Top in Signal Red
•Wire Wheels
•Overdrive
•Show car finish


SKV 654 has undoubted documented provenance and has been in the same collectors ownership for many years prior to our purchase this year

SKV 654 has been fully restored and modified. fully rally prepared ready for any event you desire being Mille Miglia eligible and its most recent being the 2011 Monte Carlo

Full restoration photos on file

FIVA /MSA papers etc this Triumph is a rare piece of Triumph history.

The quality of the restoration is outstanding and this must be one of the finest and rarest TR3 / side-screen cars available in the World today.

The interior has been completely re-trimmed in period Stone leather and corduroy a fantastic place to be and sits perfectly in the rally scene.

Summary of extensive work carried out prior to 2011 Historic Monte - to follow. …



Not to be missed and a water tight investment.

Must be viewed to be appreciated

Having 12 months MOT and current tax

All papers and documents registered in this country.


Export enquiries welcome

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