The Triumph TR5 was only in production for thirteen months from August 1967 to September 1968. As a result, the TR5 is the most sought after and collectable model of the TR range with only 1,161 built for the UK market. The TR5 looks identical to the TR4 with the Michelotti styled body, the main difference being the 150bhp straight six engine with Lucas fuel injection system. This made the Triumph TR5 the first British production sports car to feature petrol injection and was particularly quick with a recorded 0-60mph time of 6.3 seconds and a top speed of 117mph.
NNW 595F is a genuine UK home market car that was built on the 10 th January 1968. The TR5 was despatched on the 9 th February 1968 and supplied new by A.G Wilson Limited, Leeds with disc wheels, heater and 165-16 Michelin XAS tyres. More recently the TR5 spent eight years in Lanarkshire and when purchased was driven to Scotland from Hampshire. During eight years of ownership in the region of 4000 miles were covered and over this period the owner commissioned a body restoration to include four new wings. The car was fully stripped down, rebuilt and re-painted with a beautiful finish and a photographic record has been reta
1968 triumph tr5 pi red overdrive petrol rhd restored rwd 2-seater convertible 2wd
Corner Farm, West Knapton
West Knapton, YO17 8JB, North Yorkshire
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