The Rootes group Triumph belonged to was a rival of the BMC group including Austin, Morris, Riley, MG and so on. Each had some respective models and competed each other. In 70's the both group was united into British Leyland.
It is a small dignified sedan. The engine is side valve four.
It is the first production model of TR series, a representative models of Triumph. The TR-1 was a show model. The engine was 2000 cc OHV inline four. Small doors, fat rear wings and a large steering wheel is typical to sports car of 50's.
- TR-3, TR-3A
It was modified from TR-2. A retracted radiator grill in TR-2 was pulled forward to face. TR-3A had a larger mouth of radiator grill. The engine displacement was 2000 cc but some cars called TR-3B had 2200 cc engines.
TR-4's body style was reformed completely from TR-3. TR-3A had a rear rigid suspension, while TR-4 adopted an independent rear suspension (IRS).
It was a rival of MG Midget. The engines are 1300 and 1500 cc OHV inline four. It had an unique sophisticated Italian design. An accessibility for the maintenance is good. There is a fault in the differential.
GT6 had a modified fixed head coupe body from Spitfire and an inline six engine from Herald.
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