1968 TRIUMPH TR5 – 59,000 MILES – SOLD
Following on from the highly successful and stunningly good looking Tr4 the fuel injected Tr5 was only in production for 13 months before the mass-produced Tr6 replaced it.
Total Uk cars built were around 1100 units so they have become highly sought after and rare collector’s items during the past few years.
This Lovely Midnight blue example was delivered in the Uk August 1968 complete with overdrive and tonneau cover.
She has only had 3 owners from new and there are supporting letters in the history file confirming their ownership.
A restoration was completed in 2008 and the quality was clearly high as she presents very well today.
She has received ongoing maintenance as necessary and looks resplendent with recent expenditure including MWS wire wheels and new tyres.
Several sensible upgrades are fitted inc Bosch fuel pump, oil cooler, electric cooling fan, sports stainless exhaust and manifold, electronic ignition, poybush suspension and 4 pot brake calipers.
These cars are great drivers cars with nearly 150 bhp and 900 kgs they are quick and the overdrive really provides flexible and comfortable cruising speeds, enabling long trips to be covered with ease.
On the road, this one is a very strong driver, very well set up with a great soundtrack from the exhaust and abundant power from the 150bhp engine.
Supplied fully inspected, serviced with 12 months warranty