29th Mar, 2023 13:00

National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands

 
  Lot 343
 

1972 Triumph T100 Daytona
Long term ownership

Sold for £5,980

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: PKE 28L
Frame No: T100R JH16028
Engine No: T100R JH16028
CC: 500
MOT: Exempt

  • Purchased by the current owner in 2005
  • Restored 2005-2006 to a good standard
  • Used and enjoyed until last year
  • V5C on file

The Daytona name was derived from American rider Buddy Elmore's win at the 1966 Daytona 200 race held at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. He achieved an average speed of 96.6 mph on a 'works special' Triumph Tiger 100.

The 500cc Triumph Tiger 100 Daytona was developed by Triumph's Chief Engineer and designer Doug Hele and launched as a production motorcycle the following year. Based on the setup developed for the 1966 Daytona races, the Daytona was fitted with a new cylinder head and twin Amal Monobloc carburettors. In the head, the valve angle was reduced by two degrees and the intake valve size increased as a result of testing.

Derived from Edward Turner's original twin-cylinder design and a development of the Triumph Tiger, the Daytona sacrificed low-speed tractability for a pronounced power step at 3,500 rpm that helped it to compete with the advanced designs from Japanese manufacturers like Honda.

This 1972 Daytona was purchased by the current owner in 2005 as a restoration project, before being the subject of restoration work to a good standard. Since its completion, the machine has been used and enjoyed by the owner until recent years. Originally despatched to the Triumph Corporation in Baltimore, USA, this particular Triumph was repatriated to the UK in the early 1990s. An all correct numbers machine, there is a Triumph Dating Certificate on file.

For more information, please contact:
Mike Davis
mike.davis@handh.co.uk
07718 584217

 

Auction: National Motorcycle Museum | Solihull, West Midlands, 29th Mar, 2023

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An auction of classic motorcycles & vintage scooters taking place at the National Motorcycle Museum, Solihull, West Midlands on March 29th. 

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