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1959 Triumph TR3

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Manufacturer: Triumph
Model: TR3
Year: 1959
Type: Convertible
Color: Gray
Mileage: 68,202
Engine: 2331 CC
Transmission: Manual
Interior Color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1959 Triumph TR3
Stock #2215-DFW

1959 Triumph TR3 for Sale

Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS ENGINE:   2331 CC BODY STYLE :   Convertible TRANSMISSION:  
4 Speed Manual
EXTERIOR COLOR:   ODOMETER READING:   68202 INTERIOR COLOR :   Black    

VEHICLE FEATURES & OPTIONS

SELLER REMARKS

British sports cars were the backbone of early SCCA competition and cars like this 1959 Triumph TR3 were the ideal combination of practical fun. With a nice restoration. great colors. and a classic roadster look. this Triumph gets everything right.



The color is called Silverstone Gray. and it's a wonderful alternative to the familiar British Racing Green and red roadsters you'll see all over the place. Actually. TR3s are rather rare and have seen substantial gains in value over the past few years as people discover the fun of the low-slung two-seaters. The restoration is fresh. with a beautiful paint job that seems to glow from within when it's under the lights and it looks even better in the sun. It's unlikely that any Triumph coming out of England in the 1950s was this nice. suggesting that there's a great deal of time and money invested in the final result. The low-cut doors and long hood give it the appearance of a much more substantial car (you can certainly see some Jaguar influences there). and with accessories like wind wings and fender-mounted mirrors. it looks properly dressed. The chrome bumpers are in nice condition and the Lucas taillights are just beautiful little things that are quite neatly integrated into the body for an unmistakable look.



The handsomely appointed black leather interior is stylish while maintaining its sense of minimalism. The buckets hold you in place and are trimmed in jaunty silver piping that adds an upscale look without cost. and there are sisal floor mats that do the same for the carpets. The banjo-style steering wheel is big enough to really lever the steering around sweeping corners and the steering position is actually quite good. Big. round Smiths gauges are distinctly British and eminently functional and it looks as though there's nothing in this car that doesn't help it work better. No radio. no windows. and just a heater to keep you warm on cool summer evenings. The 4-speed manual's stubby shifter falls easily to hand and slips through the gears with a practiced ease that will become second nature before you're finished with your first drive. There is. of course. a simple top for those moments when you can't outrun the weather along with side curtains that have never been used and the trunk is actually well-shaped and nicely finished. a pleasant surprise.



Given the car's featherweight bodywork. the 2331 cc inline-4 is plenty gutsy to make an entertaining drive. No. it's not terrifyingly fast. but the old adage of "it's more fun to drive a slow car fast than a fast car slow" certainly applies here. It's just a joy to run through the gears and to feel the suspension working under you. It never puts a tire wrong and the front disc brakes are reassuringly powerful. The engine itself is neatly detailed with a pair of side-draft SU carbs and a finned aluminum valve cover. plus beautifully finished inner panels that really make it look polished. Hoses. clamps. and other little bits are quite correct. so it looks right from any angle. The aforementioned 4-speed has great ratios for spirited driving and the exhaust system has the right baritone bellow that signifies British performance. The suspension is basic. but it offers a nice balance between ride and competence and those chrome wire wheels with 165R15 blackwalls are the perfect bit of sparkle to finish it off.



Complete with its tool roll. Heritage Certificate. and manuals. this is an affordable British sports car with a great pedigree that you can actually drive. Call today!

1959 Triumph TR3 for Sale

 

 

1959 Triumph TR3 for Sale

Stock # 2215-DFW  
Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

TERMS OF SALE   Vehicle may be sold by Streetside Classic Cars prior to the end of the auction. Streetside Classic Cars reserves the right to end its auctions early or to cancel bids solely at its discretion and shall not be held liable for any such cancellation. The winning bidder is required to contact Streetside Classic Cars within 24 hours after the close of the auction to finalize the details of the transaction. A $500 Paypal deposit is required immediately upon selecting the Buy-It-Now option. The $500 Paypal deposit is non-refundable as ending an eBay auction and not buying the vehicle is very damaging to the seller. Any refunds will be at the sole discretion of Streetside Classic Cars and are not guaranteed. If winning bidder does not contact Streetside Classic Cars and submit deposit within 48 hours of auction close. vehicle may be made available to the next highest bidder or another qualified buyer on a first come. first serve basis. For balance of payment we will accept bank wire transfer (preferred). cashier's check. or personal check (vehicle shipment will be delayed until check clears). Streetside Classic Cars has represented this vehicle to the best of its ability. Prospective bidders are encouraged to contact us directly to provide additional information or answer any questions. Please be aware that all pre-owned vehicles. regardless of age. mileage. or manufacturer are subject to cosmetic wear and mechanical failure. Streetside Classic Cars encourages bidder to have a personal inspection completed prior to delivery to help ensure your satisfaction. Third party inspections are to take place prior to a vehicles shipment or delivery. All vehicles are sold "AS IS" and with no warranties expressed or implied. Final or winning bid price does not include shipping. tax. title. or registration fees. It is the purchaser's responsibility to provide for any state or local taxes and shipping expenses resulting from the sale. We can assist you in delivery through our network of private and commercial carriers. Most of them can deliver the vehicle to your driveway. We assume no responsibility for damages or delays incurred once a vehicle is in a shipper's custody. Streetside Classic Cars bears no liability and shall be held harmless for any complications. expenses. or damages resulting from a failure to meet these terms as they have been set forth and established herein. An additional documentation fee of $199 will be added to the purchase price at the time of sale.

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WE WELCOME INTERNATIONAL BUYERS

As an international buyer. it is as easy to purchase a vehicle from us as it is for any domestic buyer.   Please call or email any one of our showrooms at:

Charlotte Showroom Phone:
001-704-598-2130

Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com

Atlanta Showroom Phone:
001-678-279-1609

Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com

Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom Phone:
001-817-764-8000

Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com

Tampa Showroom Phone:
001-813-501-1630

Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com

Nashville Showroom Phone:
001-615-930-0600

Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

Rest assured. you are dealing with one of the largest classic car dealerships in the United States with one of the largest (500+) vehicles on display. Our sales staff is very knowledgeable and can assist you in every aspect of the purchase.


International buyers welcome!
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If you decide to purchase from us. we require that you give us your complete name. address and phone numbers (home. office. mobile and fax) and a port of entry that handles containers. We do not ship vehicles open (RORO: Roll On Roll Off) due to risk of damage to vehicle and theft of parts.

All international purchases must be paid by bank wire transfer in US Dollar funds only.

Once we have received the funds. we will prepare the car for international shipment through one of our approved land and ocean carriers. We file all the necessary documents for export. deliver the car to a US port. secure it in containers and board an ocean carrier. We can land a vehicle to any port worldwide handling container traffic. We export cars regularly and are familiar with export requirements. You. or your agent. are responsible for Custom clearing the vehicle and registration in your own country.

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