Triumph Acclaim. Anglo-Japanese saloon was a hit, and a sad end too
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Triumph Acclaim. Anglo-Japanese saloon was a hit, and a sad end too

It was a brave new world for BL – a Honda built in the UK but, in many ways, the Triumph Acclaim represented so much more. When launched in 1981, the Acclaim was heralded as the first of a long line of Honda/Rovers but, more importantly than that, it proved once and for all that British assembly line workers were among the best in the world.
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Models: Acclaim Acclaim

Keywords: Michael Edwardes

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Triumph SD2, everything you need to know about BL
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Triumph SD2, everything you need to know about BL's Dolomite replacement

Keith Adams gives the Internet’s most detailed account of the Triumph SD2. What it should have looked like, what lay under the skin and, ultimately, why it was cancelled so late in its design programme.
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Models: Dolomite Sprint / Stag Mk1/Mk2

Keywords: Malcom Harbor / Prototypes / Spen King

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Triumph Dolomite, the winner that never was
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Triumph Dolomite, the winner that never was

The Triumph Dolomite development story – it started life as an upscale and technically interesting small saloon, but the Triumph 1300/Toledo/Dolomite ended up evolving in many fascinating and quite innovative ways. In this article we tell the story of this sports saloon which should have been the making of Triumph – but, instead, it ended up being left in production too long, and unreplaced. A sad end for a car with such obvious potential.
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Models: 1300 1300/1300TC / 1500 1500/1500TC / Dolomite Sprint

Keywords: Giovanni Michelotti / Harry Webster / Spen King

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Grandfather’s Ax: The Many Evolutions of the Triumph TR4, Part 2: TR5, TR250, and TR6
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Grandfather’s Ax: The Many Evolutions of the Triumph TR4, Part 2: TR5, TR250, and TR6

With the debut of the TR4A in 1965, Triumph finally had a sports car with a modern fully independent suspension to match its crisp Italian styling, but the company soon decided the TR needed more power and a fresh suit of clothes. The results were two familiar-looking cars with completely new engines, followed less than two years later by a fresh-looking model whose specifications were pure déjà vu. In the second part of our history of the TR4, we look at the 1968-1976 Triumph TR5 PI, TR250, and TR6.
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Models: Roadster TR4 / Roadster TR5 / Roadster TR6

Keywords: George Turnbull / Giovanni Michelotti / Kas Kastner / Peter Brock / TR250K

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