Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1959
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Green
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy

Italy

Saturday 25th October 2008

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

When it launched the TR2 in March 1953, Triumph was onto a winning formula. Simple and rugged yet with good and reliable performance at an affordable price, the TR2 was everyone''s ideal sports car. Its robust steel chassis featured independent front suspension with a live rear axle and all round drum brakes, while power came from a modified Standard Vanguard engine. Producing 90bhp at 4,800rpm, the 1,991cc four cylinder unit could propel the TR2 to a top speed of 103mph.

In October 1955 the TR2 was replaced by the TR3, essentially the same car but now with 95bhp courtesy of larger SU carburettors and inlet ports, visually it differed in having an egg box grille, stainless steel strips along body panel joins and the option of an occasional rear seat. The only mechanical change occurre