Estimate: £18,000 - £22,000
Registration Number: 936 DMB
Chassis Number: CTC77567
During the Fifties Triumph TR2 and TR3 sports cars proved immensely popular, both on the road and in competition, thanks to the right combination of ruggedness, performance, simplicity and keen pricing. Like the TR2/3, the new TR4 used a similarly robust but further strengthened chassis with independent front suspension and a live, leaf-sprung rear axle. The body, however, designed by Michelotti, was all new, featuring sleeker styling and full-height doors with wind-up windows.
In March 1965 the TR4 was replaced by the TR4A, distinguishable by a new grille, side indicators and wing/door-mounted chrome flashes. Underneath however, an all-new chassis incorporated independent rear suspension, a novelty in its class. It employed semi-trailing arms, coil springs and lever arm dampers, while at the front the geometry was revised, providing even better road holding. As a result of a new camshaft and exhaust syst