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A beautiful sports car manufactured by the British Standard Motor Company .
The Triumph TR3A was built between 1957 and 1962 by the Triumph Motor Company in the United Kingdom.

The TR3A was a minor update from the TR3. The updates included the new wide front grill, exterior door handles, lockable boot handle and came with a full tool kit as standard (this was an option on the TR3).

The total production run of the TR3A was 58,236. This makes it the third best selling TR after the TR6 and TR7. It is estimated that only 9,500 of the original 58,000 built survive in the world today.

The Triumph TR3 was the first production car to include standard disc brakes, which were continued on the TR3A. The car was known for its superior braking ability, making it an autocross favourite.

The TR3A is often seen in Vintage and Production racing today. The TR3A, despite being almost 50 years old, is still competitive in the E-Production class of SCCA (Sports Car Club of America).

In June 1977, Road & Track magazine published an article titled “Driving Impressions: TR3A & TR250” in its 30th anniversary issue. It published a 0-60 time of 12.0 seconds, power output of 100 bhp (75 kW) at 4800 rpm, observed curb weight of 2,090 lb (948 kg) and fuel consumption of 28 miles per imperial gallon (10 L/100 km; 23 mpg-US).

The Triumph Motor Company is a now defunct motor manufacturer. The Triumph marque is currently owned by BMW.
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Comments

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonover 4 years ago

    This is fabulous Tom, excellent work, I once had a Triumph Herald, many moons ago LOL, Ann

  • AliceDoodles
    AliceDoodlesover 4 years ago


    Your cohosts Cee and Chris

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtover 4 years ago


    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 4 years ago

    4-17-10

    CONGRATULATIONS!
    FEATURE PAGE: BOYS TO MEN

  • Thanks for the feature Pat , very much appreciated :-)

    – Tom Newman

  • Polly x
    Polly xover 4 years ago

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpover 1 year ago

  • Many thanks for the feature Marie, my apologies for this belated thank you , I have been off RB for a while busy with settling in to new house.
    Cheers
    Tom

    – Tom Newman

  • Bryan D. Spellman
    Bryan D. Spellmanover 1 year ago

    Very nice shot. I still have two Triumphs, both much newer than this beauty.

  • Thanks Bryan, you are a fortunate man indeed , they are exquisite vehicles with lots of class. :-)

    – Tom Newman

  • LarryB007
    LarryB007over 1 year ago

    Love the old Triumph sports cars, Congratulations on your features!

  • Thanks Larry appreciate your comment , I too am enamored with the beauty of the Triumph, thoroughly magnificent cars :-)

    – Tom Newman

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