Triumph in Italy
Articles | Technical and tuning |
Triumph TR7 buying advice
The TR7 has aroused conflicting opinions since its debut, due to its peculiar and somehow shocking design. However, it enjoyed a good commercial success - being the best-selling of the TR family - and even today many petrolheads fancy this sports car at a discount price. If you belong to this category, we recommend you to read this article.
Articles | Biographies |
Giuseppe Montano, the man of Ducati rebirth
Some 'Italian' Triumphs shows the badge of the Ducati Meccanica on the trunk, arousing the curiosity of those who admire them and giving rise to urban legends about the assemblies of vehicles that might have taken place in Italy. The collaboration between the two companies is one of the many results achieved by Giuseppe Montano, a key figure in the history of Ducati and, consequently, of the Italian industry and motorsport.
Articles | Events |
37th Auto e Moto d'Epoca
Short report from the 37th edition of the biggest classic cars exhibition in Italy.
Books | History
Trauma at Triumph
The Herald was a milestone in the hostory of Standard Triumph, both for the importance of the model itself and because it gave birth to the Spitfire and GT6 family. This book tells its exciting genesis, from the first meeting with Giovanni Michelotti to the company troubles of that era.
Models | 1300
Designed by Giovanni Michelotti, the Triumph 1300 was presented at the London Motor Show in October 1965 but sales begun only in January 1966. Sold at 868 Pounds, the 1300 was available only with a four- door saloon body, with a line resembling the style of the larger 2000. The 1300 was the first front-wheel drive car in the Leyland group: she was equipped with the same 61 HP four cylinders engine installed on the Triumph Herald 13/60, installed longitudinally. The front suspensio...
Documents | Sales brochures |
Italia 2000 coupé (1960)
This brochure of the rarest of the Triumphs shows a picture of one of the show cars, possibly the one from the Vignale stand at the 1959 Turin show. In the following reprints the photos were eventually replaced with the 'production' version. The "Triumph" brand is no longer used and the car is introduced by Ruffino S.p.A.