1954 Triumph TR2

Long Door - Mille Miglia eligible

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1954
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Rennwagen 
    Ja
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Green
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Innenausstattung 
    Leder
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy
Saturday 24th October 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two
Registration Number: EU registered Chassis Number: TS2500LO
When it launched the TR2 in March 1953, Triumph was on to a winning formula despite involving a redesign of the stillborn TR1’s chassis that was completed in just weeks. Simple and rugged yet with good and reliable performance at an affordable price, the TR2 was everyone’s sports car. Producing 90bhp at 4300rpm, the 1991cc four cylinder could propel the TR2 to 60mph in 11.9 seconds and on to a top speed of 125 mph via the four speed gearbox. Triumph’s hopes that the car would be successful in competition were soon realised, the first of many notable results being a win on the 1954 RAC Rally. A TR2 prototype, driven by Ken Richardson, and with special under tray and rear wheel spats, achieved an average 124.8mph during high speed runs at Jabekke in Belgium, with a standard engine.
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