Articles | Technical and tuning

Building an hard top carrier

The beginning of Spring sees many roadsters coming out of the winter hibernation, but if yours has never stopped because it has a hard top then you have to face the problem of how to keep it when it is not in use. One of the possible solutions is to use a carrier, which provides adequate support to the hard top and allows you to move it where you prefer thanks to its four wheels. In this article we explain a simple and inexpensive way to build it yourself.

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Models: Roadster TR2 / Roadster TR3 / Roadster TR4 / Roadster TR5 / Roadster TR6 / Roadster TR7 / Roadster TR7 Sprint / Roadster TR8 / Spitfire 4 / Spitfire MKII / Spitfire MKIII / Spitfire MKIV / Spitfire 1500 / Stag Mk1/Mk2

Keywords: Accessories / DIY / Hardtop

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Articles | History and culture

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.
The English version of this article is available here.

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Models: Dolomite Sprint / Stag Mk1/Mk2

Keywords: Malcom Harbor / Prototypes / Spen King

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Articles | History and culture

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.
The English version of this article is available here.

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Models: 1300 1300/1300TC / 1500 1500/1500TC / Dolomite Sprint

Keywords: Giovanni Michelotti / Harry Webster / Spen King

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Articles | History and culture

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.
The English version of this article is available here.

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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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