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1958 Triumph TR3A

Estimated at £28,000 - £32,000


Lot details

Registration No: T.B.A
Chassis No: TS/43836-L
MOT: Exempt

Motor Car Location: Fife

  • Subject to an extensive ground-up restoration
  • Offered with a collection of invoices
  • Current ownership in 1999
  • Retrimmed interior, new hood and Tonneau cover
  • North American export example converted to right-hand drive
  • Repatriated from the dry state of California
  • In the process of being UK registered with the DVLA
  • 2,220 cc engine with Triumph Tune manifold and high port head
  • TR4 all synchromesh gearbox with overdrive plus rack and pinion steering

The Triumph TR3 of 1955 was a direct evolution of the TR2. With it came minor styling revisions, a slight hike in power and the options of an occasional rear seat and a bolt-on steel hard top. The final iteration of the TR3, the TR3A, appeared in 1957. It was instantly recognisable by its wider front grille, exterior door handles and lockable boot latch. Production lasted until 1962, by which time 58,236 are said to have been built. Contemporary road tests achieved 0-60mph acceleration times of some 11.5 seconds and a mean top speed of a whisker under 110mph.

Vendor Condition Ratings:

Bodywork: 'Very Good'
Engine: 'Very Good'
Electrical Equipment: 'Very Good'
Paintwork: 'Very Good'
Transmission: 'Very Good'
Interior Trim: 'Very Good'

For more information, please contact:
James McWilliam
james.mcwilliam@handh.co.uk
07943 584760

 

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