Articles | History and culture

1955, Triumph at Le Mans

On Sunday 10 November 2019, Jonathan Humbert - expert auctioneer of Silverstone Auctions - beat the hammer on the table and set a sales record with a figure never reached before by a Triumph: it was in fact a truly special TR2.

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Models: Roadster TR2

Keywords: Le Mans / Sport

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Before the 'works': the 1954 RAC Rally

Any racing enthusiast knows the RAC (Royal Automobile Club) Rally, arguably the UK's premier car competition. The first modern edition was held in 1953 and only a year later it saw the beginning of Triumph's racing history.

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Models: Roadster TR2

Keywords: Sport

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The birth of Triumph

If you drive a Triumph in a country other than the United Kingdom, you're used to hearing the weirdest questions about the origin of your car and, if the passerby has a bit of motoring culture, he will ask you for sure about the link with the homonymous and still existing motorcycle manufacturer. Sometimes the question also puzzled the enthusiasts because, if nearly everything is known about the sad end of the Triumph, it's not common to read something about its birth.

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Models: All

Keywords: Sir John Black / Sport

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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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