14th Jun, 2023 13:00

Imperial War Museum | Duxford, Cambridgeshire

 
  Lot 26
 

1970 Triumph TR6

Sold for £21,600

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: RUN 433H
Chassis No: CP511830
MOT: June 2024

  • One of just 8,370 home-market, RHD examples
  • Recently the subject of a bare-metal respray
  • Fitted with Triple-Weber carburettors and overdrive transmission

Introduced in 1968 as a replacement for the outgoing TR250/TR5 models, the Triumph TR6 proved a strong seller on both sides of the Atlantic. Crisply styled, its smooth flowing lines and Kamm tail hid a cruciform-braced chassis equipped with all-round independent suspension, disc/drum brakes and rack-and-pinion steering. Powered by a refined 2498cc OHV straight-six engine allied to four-speed plus overdrive manual transmission, it was deceptively fast with contemporary road testers recording 0-60mph in 8.2 seconds and a 121mph top speed. Writing in 1969, Autocar magazine went as far as to comment that "Even if the Austin-Healey 3000 had not been dropped, the TR6 would have taken over as the he-man's sports car in its own right".

Entering its current ownership in 2018, ‘RUN 433H’ is a desirable UK-supplied CP-series model that has benefited from a huge amount of expenditure in recent years. Supporting photographs in the car’s sizeable history file show that the roadster was taken back to bare-metal and resprayed in striking Signal Red just a few years ago. On-road performance and the six-cylinder soundtrack were enhanced with the fitment of triple Weber carburettors, recently set up on a rolling road by Mass Race engines (who are known to be amongst the best tuners in the industry). Said by our vendor to “drive extremely well”, the car has just passed an MOT inspection with no cause for concern and will be driven to the auction venue. Offered with a current UK V5C registration document and sizeable history file, containing restoration photographs, receipts, tax disks and expired MOT certificates.

Sensibly guided, this open-top Brit is guaranteed to provide champagne motoring this summer, for lemonade outlay!

For more information, please contact:
Adam Sykes
adam.sykes@handh.co.uk
07429 600332

 

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Auction: Imperial War Museum | Duxford, Cambridgeshire, 14th Jun, 2023

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