Class Acts, Part 1: The Triumph 2000 and 2.5 PI Mk 1
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Class Acts, Part 1: The Triumph 2000 and 2.5 PI Mk 1

The Triumph 2000 was a very significant car for the British market, the first salvo in a bitter war between traditional big sedans and upscale “premium” offerings that still rages today. In this article, we look at the origins of the 2000 Mk 1, its links to its Rover P6 arch-rival, and the first 2.5 PI.
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Models: 2000/2500 MK1

Keywords: Alick Dick / Arthur Ballard / Giovanni Michelotti / Harry Webster / Sir John Black / Sport

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Class Acts, Part 2: Triumph 2000, 2.5 PI, and 2500 Mk 2
Articles | History and culture

Class Acts, Part 2: Triumph 2000, 2.5 PI, and 2500 Mk 2

The Triumph 2000 was a hit, giving the Rover 2000 a run for its money and demonstrating that there was a lucrative market for affordable premium sedans. The Mk 2 edition, introduced in the fall of 1969, seemed set to continue that success, but with Triumph now part of the British Leyland Motor Corporation, the 2000’s future would soon be in In part 2 of our story, we look at the later history of the big Triumph 2000, 2.5 PI, and 2500TC/2500S sedans.
The English version of this article is available here.

This document is written in Italian, you can have a hint about its content by using Google Translator and loading the PDF file. If you'd like to have a proper translation in English write to redazione@triumphinitaly.it and we'll do our best to do it.
You can find a list of the articles translated in English here.

Models: 2000/2500 MK2

Keywords: Donald Stokes / Giovanni Michelotti / Harry Webster

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Way of the Wedge: The Triumph TR7 and TR8
Articles | History and culture

Way of the Wedge: The Triumph TR7 and TR8

The Triumph TR7 emerged from the most tumultuous period in the history of the British auto industry — the last and most controversial of a long line of Triumph sports cars. In this article, we examine the tangled history of the 1975-1981 Triumph TR7; its V8-powered sibling, the short-lived Triumph TR8; and Triumph itself.
The English version of this article is available here.

This document is written in Italian, you can have a hint about its content by using Google Translator and loading the PDF file. If you'd like to have a proper translation in English write to redazione@triumphinitaly.it and we'll do our best to do it.
You can find a list of the articles translated in English here.

Models: Roadster TR7 / Roadster TR7 Sprint / Roadster TR8

Keywords: Canley / Donald Stokes / Giovanni Michelotti / Harry Webster / Sport

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