1971 Triumph Herald

13/60 Convertible

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1971
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Spirit of Motor Cars
Ascot Racecourse,
Ascot,
Berkshire SL5 7JX

Saturday 4th October 2008
Motor Cars at 15:00

Towards the end of the 1950s, Standard-Triumph was enjoying great success with its range of two seater Triumph sports cars which were offered alongside a range of Standard saloons. The company started work on the Herald in the 1960s and by 1967 the range was updated with the introduction of the Herald 13/60 with a restyled front end using the bonnet of the Triumph Vitesse, but with single rather than twin headlights, to give a sleeker, more modern appearance, while the interior substantially revised, though still featuring the traditional wooden dashboard.

Under the bonnet, engine capacity was increased to 1,296cc and with 61bhp performance was much improved. Total Herald sales numbered well over 300,000, thanks in no small part to the number of variants made possible by its separate chassis des