Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1977
  • 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 Motoring
Ascot Racecourse,
Ascot,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Saturday 3 October 2009
Registration Number: LD451960 Chassis Number: UGX320S
The birth of the Triumph Stag came almost by chance after stylist Giovanni Michelotti, already responsible for the Triumph Herald, 2000 saloon and TR4 models, borrowed a tired 2000 for the basis of a new show car in 1965; the only proviso was that Triumph would have the first option on the design if it approved. When the company saw the result, a striking two door, four seat convertible, it snapped it up before it went public. The previous year Triumph had evolved a new engine range comprising two related units: a slant four cylinder in capacities from 1.5 to 2.0 litres and a 2.5 litre V8, the former subsequently used in the Dolomite, TR7 and Saab 99. The V8, however, then in fuel injected form, could not be fully developed in time for the Stag’s proposed 1968 launch while new US emission regulations and tooling