1981 Original triumph tr8 37000 miles rhd uk car For Sale
A lovely tr8 in good usable condition.
a fascinating car, this is a bl prototype car for the tr8. owned by british leyland for 18 months before they registered it on the road, and sold it themselves directly. I have the original v5 showing bl cars as the first owner, registered as a v8.
this has not or has ever been a converted tr7.
bl tried 2 engines on this car, firstly a carburretored one, and still has the bonnet dimples to accommodate the carbs, then fuel injected. It is a platinum californian spec car, but has never been exported. It has been a uk car from new and as rare as hens teeth.
it now has a 3.9 engine that is lovely, she growls, is quite loud and has blistering performance, and with a 5 speed gear box, power steering and brakes makes this a useable car.
i have all the mot's since its very first one and the ultra low mileage of 37000 is accurate.
i have a huge file with the car , the previous owners have been aware from the onset that it is a rare and interesting car, there are details of every owner, all v5s from new.
a great car, a real bruiser, in good original condition, not over restored but nice with the patina of a 35 year old car.
has not been used lately so may need the odd job doing here or there. Comes with a big box of spares , new soft top ready to fit, the old one is shot.
Very rare "REAL" Triumph TR8 for sale.
Many upgrades done on this vehicle throughout the years:
Motor completely rebuilt by the Wedge Shop in Boston Mass, May of this year W/ high performance cam, carburetor, long story short, the original 3.5L rover motor is now a 4.9L bullet with 300 heads delivering .....
1980 Triumph TR8 Factory Covertible LHD US Import.
This Car has been imported from the USA and in rust free condition, it is being sold in need of Light restoration.
A very sought after classic car Only 2722 made it, would benefit from paint it has marks the trim will clean.
This genuine factory built Triumph TR8 Convertible is a very rare car.
It is one of only approximately 2725 cars built mainly for the USA market.
Of these cars, the later majority were fitted with fuel injection whereas this rarer early car was specified with twin Zenith-Stromberg carburettors. .....
Unique! We found this quite rare Triumph TR8 in the California USA and bought it from the first owner! The car has only covered 12000 miles since new. In May 1980 this TR has been build in the Canley factory and wasn't registred until 1985. The body has been provided in fresh Persian Aqua Metallic paint .....
Triumph TR8 Grinnal look conversion.This car is presented in the very deirable light blue metallic coachwork with tan leather interior.It has been substantially upgraded and had circa £20k spent including Grinall look body conversion,3.9 V8 engine which has been upgraded with Viper Cams,Strocker R380 .....
CONVERTIBLE, GENUINE FACTORY BUILT CAR, LHD JUST ARRIVED FROM CALIFORNIA TOTALLY RUST FREE
NO ACCIDENT DAMAGE.
ENGINE IS JUST PLACE FOR TRANSPORT, COMPLETE CAR EXCEPT FOR CARBURETTORS.
HAS PERFORMANCE INLET AND EXHAUST MANIFOLDS.
TOTAL PRODUCTION OF ONLY 2,733 OVER 3 YEARS.