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Triumph History


This is the history of the brand Triumph since the establishment of the company and up to the most modern of vehicles produced under this brand.

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The company Triumph was founded in Britain engineers Bettmanom And Shultte in 1885, for the production of bicycles. However, already in 1889 Triumph began the manufacture of automobiles in the city of Coventry. However, only in 1921, after the acquisition of the automotive company, Dawson, began production of the first serial car company Triumph 10/20. In 1927, was released the most successful model of the pre-war period, which has received the name of the Triumph Super and vypuskavshayasya until 1934 inclusive.

In 1944 the company Triumph became the property of standard Motor, and already in 1946 were presented cars Triumph 1800 and Triumph 1800 Roadster. Because of the post-war shortages have become all the cars Triumph were constructed mainly of aluminium. The latest model, known as the "Globus" - the pre-war symbol marks, " became a Triumph Mayflower. Production of the line was not terminated prior to 1950, due to the fact that aluminium was too expensive alternative to steel, and the company, in turn, were necessary materials for its own series cars.

The revival of Triumph occurred in 1953, when released sports car TR2 - a kind of the founder of a whole series of sports cars, produced until 1980. In 1972 there was made the car Triumph Dolomite, obzavedshiysya by 1973, the first 16-valve 4-cylinder engine in the history of the model range. The last car of the series under the name of Triumph Acclaim was released in 1981, and the model itself Triumph finally ceased to exist as an official brand in 1984.

At this point mark the Triumph owned concern BMW, cars of this brand are made.

The British auctions often can be found model of the 70s - 80s years at very low prices, but in a satisfactory condition. The most interesting of them are model coupe cabriolets - Triumph Spitfire for 4-5 thousand pounds and a more modern TR7 all over 2000 pounds.

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