Triumph TR6 125 bhp - 1974 (M) - Mimosa Yellow Convertible
According to the original Triumph Passport to Service booklet, this TR6 was sold by Triumph Dealer G J Shaffer & Co in Tavistock Square, London on 14th March 1974 to a Dr A Lewis at the British Medical Association. It is finished in its original colour scheme of Mimosa Yellow with Black Vinyl trim, Black carpets, Black Soft Top, Hood Bag and Tonneau Cover, original 2.5 Litre Fi Engine, 4 Speed Gearbox with Overdrive on 3rd/4th gears and sitting on its original spec Steel Wheels with Pirelli P6000 Tyres.
The car was the subject of a full body restoration by Triumph specialist 'Enginuity' in London in 2006 and this work included new Door skins, Wings, Sills and a few other panels + a full repaint in Mimosa Yellow. Upon completion it was sold by us to the current owner in September 2006 and during his ownership he has continued to improve the car with various upgrades and additions during the last 6 years which include the following:
* New mohair hood, hood cover & tonneau cover
* All-weather car cover
* Reupholstered seats
* New wool carpet
* Period Blaupunkt Radio and electric aerial
* Stainless-steel sports exhaust
* New & lagged Exhaust Manifold
* TR5 throttle linkages
* Electronic ignition
* High-performance starter motor
* Spin-on oil filter
* Unleaded Metering unit
* Bosch fuel pump
* Poly-bushed suspension all round
* Koni front Shock Absorbers
* Brembo Brake Discs
* Hella Halogen Headlamp conversion
* Wheels refinished + new Pirelli P6000 Tyres
* All new silicon hoses
* New Sun Visors
* New Mirrors
* Re-chromed front bumper
* Reconditioned Gearbox
* New Clutch
* New Windscreen + rubbers all round
* New Clutch Master & Slave Cylinders
* Repainted windscreen surround
* Cat 2 Immobiliser
* Electronic Distributor
* New Varta Battery
* Tracker fitted
This car has been maintained regardless of cost and has been MOT'd and serviced every year during his ownership and he has covered 5,000 miles, but the car has only covered a genuine 48,400 miles from new!
It comes with all its MOT Certificates from its first in 1977 through to Oct 2013. original Passport to Service Booklet, Handbook, Heritage Certificate, Triumph TR6 Sales Brochure and a copy of Classic & Sportcar Magazine from August 1996 which features this car on the front cover and contains a Road Test of the car when the mileage at the time of the test was 39,000!
The car has also recently had a complete Waxoyl including floors, inside chassis, doors, sills, inner wings, bonnet, boot lid and complete underside and wheel arches. It has always been garaged and has never been out in the wet since in the last 6 years.
It was purchased for £12,995 in 2006 and the owner has spent a further £23,000 on all the items listed including routine servicing and MOT's.
This is without doubt one of the best TR6's for sale currently and although not quite concours, it is very very close!
Car on display @ our showrooms