26th Jul, 2023 13:00

Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire

 
  Lot 34
 

1968 Triumph TR5

Sold for £33,167

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: JFC 935F
Chassis No: CP1789
Engine No: CP1736E
MOT: May 2023

  • Displaying c.1,341 miles on the odometer
  • Rare TR model, from the lauded Triumph family of sportscars
  • One of some 2,947 examples of the marque

The rarest energetic child of the TR family, approximately 2,947 are believed to have been screwed together within the 13-month build period. A fact that is usually reflected in the values and rarity on the Triumph enthusiast scene.

Presenting in a state evoking originality, this home market right-hand drive TR5, is finished in Triumph Racing Green. Chassis no. 1789 has a complementing Black leather cloth interior. Previously purchased from a deceased estate before languishing for some 28 years in storage. The odometer displays the mileage as 1,341 miles. The V5C issued in 2005, indicates one former recorded keeper, with the registered keeper shown to have acquired the vehicle in 1988. Additionally, a copy of a letter written by the vendor and addressed to the DVLA, implies that ‘JVC’ has not been on the road for many years and some details suggest the car only clocked-up 77 miles in 1975.

‘JVC’ has been previously recommissioned following the many years of storage, with the self-evident work including a fuel system overhaul with replacement pumps, fuel regulator, pressure valve, injectors, filter etc and a braking system overhaul which included the fitting of replacement calipers, master cylinder and in addition, a replacement exhaust system etc. Inside the cabin, the interior has been refreshed with new carpets etc. ‘JVC’ is obviously fitted with a much-revered Surrey Top - it includes the canvas section in addition to the steel section shown in the photos, together with the original soft-top. Paperwork includes workshop manual, original owner’s handbook, a history file and the current V5C.

For more information, please contact:
Stewart Parker
info@handh.co.uk
07836346875

 

All successful bids must be paid in full by midday the day after the auction at the latest.

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Auction: Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire, 26th Jul, 2023

An auction of classic, collector and performance motorcars to be held in the beautiful surrounds of the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton, Derbyshire.  

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