3rd Jul, 2024 12:00

National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands

 
  Lot 126
 

1968 Triumph T100T Daytona
Twin carb 500cc sports model

Sold for £4,025

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: TFD 85G
Frame No: T100T H64819
MOT: Exempt

  • Pre OIF matching numbers 500cc Daytona T100T
  • Run recently with new Amal concentric carburettors
  • Stainless rims and spokes, supplied with current V5C

Triumph is one of the most iconic and revered names in the history of motorcycling and in 1937 the Edward Turner-designed 500cc Speed Twin was released beginning a range of evocatively named vertical twins that went on to epitomize British motorcycles in the post-war years. The Daytona was named after American rider Buddy Elmore's win in the 1966 Daytona 200 race riding a specially tuned works Tiger 100 developed by Triumph's Chief Engineer and designer Doug Hele. Based on the set-up developed for the Daytona race, Triumph launched a production model the following year featuring a new cylinder head fed by twin Amal carburettors with the valve angle reduced by two degrees and the intake valve size increased as a result of lessons learned on the works racer.

This ‘matching numbers’ Daytona has been part of an enthusiast's private collection for the last 5 years and appears to have spent all its life in the UK. A good-looking bike in Green and Silver, it has been restored keeping a good degree of originality and has recently benefitted from a new pair of Amal concentrics and a wheel rebuild using stainless rims, spokes and new bearings. Fitted with a later seat, the original one comes with the bike together with a current V5C.

For more information, please contact:
Ian Cunningham
ian.cunningham@handh.co.uk
07415 871189

 

Auction: National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands, 3rd Jul, 2024

An auction of classic motorcycles & vintage scooters taking place at the National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, West Midlands.

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