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Triumph Spitfire - 1965 Le Mans 24hrs (19th June 1965)

Spitfires at Le Mans (1965) June 19th 1965 From the Standard Triumph archives Commentary by Raymond Baxter This is a promotional film produced by the Standard Triumph Motor Company of Coventry, England. The film documents the 1965 24hr of Le Mans and the 4 Triumph Spitfire racing prototypes entered by the company.Triumph never identified their cars other than Spitfire racing prototypes with 1.1 litre inline 4 cylinder engines and aerodynamic hard tops.


 


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Triumph TR4 (TRS) - 1961 Le Mans 24hrs (10th June 1961)
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Triumph Story
The Triumph Motor Company was a British car and motor manufacturing company. The Triumph marque (trade-name) is owned currently by BMW. The marque had its origins in 1885 when Siegfried Bettmann (1863--1951) of Nuremberg initiated S. Bettmann & Co and started importing bicycles from Europe and selling them with his own trade-name in London. The trade-name became "Triumph" the year next, and in 1887 Bettmann was joined by a partner, Moritz (Maurice) Schulte, also from Germany. Beginning in 1889 the businessmen started producing their own bicycles in Coventry, England. In November 1944 what was left of the Triumph Motor Company and the Triumph trade-name were bought by the Standard Motor Company and a subsidiary "Triumph Motor Company (1945) Limited" was formed with production transferred to Standard's factory at Canley, on the outskirts of Coventry. The pre-war Triumph models were not revived and in 1946 a new range of Triumphs was announced, starting with the Triumph Roadster. The Roadster had an aluminium body because steel was in short supply and surplus aluminium from aircraft production was plentiful. In the early 1950s it was decided to use the Triumph name for sporting cars and the Standard name for saloons and in 1953 the Triumph TR2 was initiated, the first of a series that would be produced until 1981.





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Triumph GT6 MKII in very good condition -VIDEO- www.ERclassics.com
Interested in this car? Please visit http://www.erclassics.com -------------------------------------------------------- Triumph GT6 MKII in very good condition Very good condition, restored, Triumph GT6 mk2 from 1969. Red car, sunroof, original 6 cylinder engine 2.0 ltrs. Great, superb driving GT6. Car has Holland title and Holland mot/tuv. Easy to register in every EU country. You do not need to pay any importtaxes. We can help with transport. Triumph GT6 MKII 1969 en tres bon etat Tres beau, restaurer, Triumph GT6 MK2 de 1969. Rouge, moteur 6 cylindre 2 ltr. Roule tres bien ce GT6. Carte Grise Pays Bas et controle technique Pays Bas. Simple d'immatriculer en France ou Belgique. Livraison possible. Echange possible. Vous ne payez aucune taxe d'importation ou autre lorsque vous nous achetez une voiture classique. Pour toutes nos voitures les taxes d'importation ont été payées. En France, vous payez pour nos voitures seulement le coût du contrôle technique et de la Préfecture. Donc notre prix est votre coût, pas plus. Triumph GT6 MKII 1969 in sehr gute zustand Sehr schoenes, restauriertes Triumph GT6 MK2 aus 1969. Rot, faltdach, originales 6 cylinder 2 liter motor. Schoenes, sportliches und gut fahrendes Triumph GT6. Auto hat hollandisches Kennzeichen und hollandische TUV. Einfach zu registrieren in jedes EU land. Sie bezahlen kein Importsteuer. Wir konnen helfen mit Transport. Eintausch moglich. Wir konnen das Auto auch gegen mehrpreis mit deutsche TUVund H-Kennzeichen liefern. Triumph GT6 MKII 1969 in zeer goede staat Mooie, goed gerestaureerde Triumph GT6 MK2 uit 1969. Rood, open dakje, originele 6 cylinder 2 ltr motor. Mooie, sportieve en zeer goed rijdende GT6. -------------------------------------------------------- For more than 50 pictures and availability, look at our website http://www.erclassics.com Always 100 classic cars on stock in our showroom in Holland! E & R Classic Cars, Vaartweg 131 B, 5106 NC Dongen (near Tilburg) Telephone: + 31 162 22 07 30 Near the Belgium border, between Eindhoven and Breda. Showroom open Tuesday till Friday 09.00-17.00, Saturday 10.00-16.00 and the first Sunday of the month 12.00-16.00. Other days or times appointment possible. All cars we advertise are in our showroom in Holland. Kijk voor meer dan 50 foto's en beschikbaarheid op onze website http://www.erclassics.nl Altijd 100 klassiekers en oldtimers op voorraad. Ook inkoop, inruil en bemiddeling mogelijk. E & R Classic Cars, Vaartweg 131 B, 5106 NC Dongen (bij Tilburg en Breda) Telefoon: (31) (0) 162 22 07 30 Open dinsdag t/m vrijdag 09.00-17.00, zaterdag 10.00-16.00u. Iedere 1e zondag van de maand open van 12.00-16.00u. Overige dagen of tijden op afspraak mogelijk. Fuhr mehr als 50 Bilder und verfugbarkeit siehe unsere Website http://www.erclassics.de Immer 100 Klassiker und Oldtimers im Lager in unsere Ausstellungsraum in Holland! E & R Classic Cars, Vaartweg 131 B, 5106 NC Dongen (Holland) Nur 1 Stunde fahren vom Aachen in die richtung Eindhoven-Tilburg. Wir sind geoffnet Dienstag-Freitag von 09.00 biss 17.00 uhr, Samstag 10.00-16.00 uhr. Jeden ersten Sonntag pro monat geoffnet von 12.00-16.00 uhr. Andere Tagen oder Zeiten Termin moglich. Telefon: +31 162 22 07 30 Alle Autos sind bei uns im Showroom in Holland. Pour plus de 50 photos et disponibilite, voire notre site web http://www.erclassics.fr Toujours 100 voitures anciennes en stock sur notre salle d'exposition aux Pays Bas! E & R Classic Cars, Vaartweg 131 B, 5106 NC Dongen (Holland) 4 hrs voiture de Paris, 2 hrs voiture de Lille. Telephone: +31 162 22 07 30 Hrs d'ouverture: mardi-vendredi 09.00 -17.00 samedi 10.00-16.00 1e dimanche du mois 12.00-16.00. Autres jours ou heures en rendez-vous. Toutes les voitures sont sur notre entrepot aux Pays Bas.





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Like many auto companies, Triumph started out making bicycles but like the others found a new life in the four wheel world. Known mainly for its sports cars the company also produced family cars but it was the roadsters that got the attention. Unfortunately, the company dissolved along with the rest of British Leyland and the brand's name is now owned by BMW. S041 For Licensing: Global ImageWorks, LLC., 65 Beacon Street Haworth, New Jersey 07641 info@globalimageworks.com telephone: 201-384-7715 fax: 201-501-8971




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