1976 Triumph TR6 factory correct that has never left Atlanta, this is a restored piece sold originally from the famous Baker Motors in Atlanta, presented in very nice Pimento Red with a great body and the optional luggage rack, here is the last year of this great TR6 run, this presents just great with the new fresh buffing of the red paint, all the terrific chrome, just wonderful condition original black factory bucket seated headrest and side panel interior, cross safety belts, factory reflector black softtop, nicely done door panels and black carpet kit, highly detailed engine bay features the proper green show hoses and clamps from Moss Motors, the last year of the excellent 2.5 liter, 6 cylinder engine, all fresh engine upgrading is completed by a top British tech at Fraser Dante, still has the factory smog unit that is rarely found today, has the stock 104 rated horsepower with strong torque that is yielded by the 2.94” bore and 3.74” stroke, rebuilt Zenith 175-CD-2 carburetors, solid compression, 4-speed all synchromesh transmission, just excellent ‘as factory’; very solid underchassis that is just show detailed and so factory original, just an outstanding body with straight lines, gauges work in extremely nice wood dash, front lower spoiler, brand new expensive Hankook blackwall radial tires are just mounted and balanced on the restored factory wheels, the braking system just checked, this solid underchassis is just highly prepared to be show ready, uprated air dam and cooling intake, this sports car at only 2,491 lbs, these TR6’s are very spirited performers, mechanicals throughout this car are just fresh and outstanding along with the long known history, just fantastic show detailed underchassis and frame, see www.fraserdante.com for further information and full inventory
The Triumph TR6 was a notable high point for small sports cars from the U.K., a handsome and powerful roadster that put some modern flair into the British tradition. The styling and mechanicals were aimed directly at the U.S. market, with more than 90 percent of the nearly 92,000 produced exported from England, most bound […]
The Pick of the Day has been driven just 7,689 miles
A vintage British roadster can be an expensive proposition both to buy and to service, especially if it has a six-cylinder engine.
I’ve had this car a few years. Like a lot of custom builders, your own car project seems to hit the back burner.
The great Triumph TR6. The TR6 was the last of the old British roadsters and is one of the easiest to live with as well. The Pick of the Day is a 1970 Triumph TR6 located in San Antonio.
The 1969 through 1976 Triumph TR6 was known as the quick, nimble, what-a-blast-to-drive and totally British sports cars of the day.
It’s 2020 and I have been invited to judge yet another car show. It is something I love doing as it exposes me to cherry cars and commensuration with like-minded friends. However as mentioned, this is 2020. The global pandemic of COVID-19 has given cancel culture the upper hand on just about every aspect of […]
By 1951, when Jaguar introduced the art-deco teardrop lines of the XK120 Fixed Head Coupe, they already had impacted the motoring world with the XK120 roadster that proved to be the fastest production car in the world. The 120 in the name referred to its top speed of 120 mph. Clark Gable famously took delivery […]
Mika Hakkinen, with his two Formula One Driver’s World Championships is undoubtedly a key personality in the long storied legacy at McLaren. His Championships were now 20 years ago, but he is still an ambassador for the legendary Milton Keynes race and road car builder. At the Rolex Reunion at Laguna Seca in 2019, during […]
The 1965 Ford GT Competition Prototype Roadster, GT/109, which was the only open GT40 to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, will be auctioned Saturday, July 11, during Mecum’s Indianapolis auction. Owned by Dana Mecum, the race car has been fully restored to its original competition specifications as when it ran at Le […]