What engine is in a Triumph Spitfire?
Triumph Spitfire performance and specs
|Model||Triumph Spitfire 1500|
|Engine||1493cc, in-line four-cylinder OHV|
|Power||71bhp @ 5500rpm|
|Torque||82lb ft @ 3000rpm|
Are Triumph Spitfires fast?
The “Spitfire 4” name indicated the possibility of the appearance of a six-cylinder version. In UK specification the in-line four produced 63 bhp (47 kW) at 5,750 rpm, and 67 lb⋅ft (91 N⋅m) of torque at 3,500 rpm. This gave a top speed of 92 mph (148 km/h), and a 0 to 60 mph (97 km/h) acceleration in 16.4 seconds.
Which Triumph Spitfire is best?
The most desirable Spitfires are those with odd numbers; the delicate and pretty Mk1, the powerful Mk3, and the usable 1500. The Mk2 retains a high value but the MkIV makes excellent sense for those looking for a cheap way into a classic British sports car.
What is the value of a 1979 Triumph Spitfire?
**Figure based on a stock 1979 Triumph Spitfire 1500 valued at $6,500 with OH rates with $100/300K liability/UM/UIM limits. Actual costs vary depending on the coverage selected, vehicle condition, state and other factors.
Are Triumph Spitfires reliable?
Stylish, reliable, simple and cheap to maintain, the Spitfire has a lot to offer if no-frills classic sports car motoring is what you seek and you’re happy to live with its separate-chassis character.
How many Triumph Spitfires are left?
|TRIUMPH SPITFIRE MK1||19||20|
|TRIUMPH SPITFIRE MK2||104||98|
|TRIUMPH SPITFIRE MK3||319||302|
|TRIUMPH SPITFIRE MK4||278||258|
What is a Triumph Spitfire worth?
A: The average price of a Triumph Spitfire is $8,776.
What was the best Triumph car?
But more than 20 years before Jag even got started there was another company that had set up shop; Triumph.
- Triumph 10/20.
- Triumph Super 7.
- Triumph Roadster.
- Triumph TR2.
- Triumph TR6.
- Triumph Spitfire.
- Triumph Stag. Triumph Stag.
- Triumph TR8. This list wouldn’t have been complete without a 1970s wedge, would it?
What is a 1977 Triumph Spitfire worth?
**Figure based on a stock 1977 Triumph Spitfire 1500 valued at $6,500 with OH rates with $100/300K liability/UM/UIM limits.
How many Triumph Spitfires are left in the UK?
|TRIUMPH SPITFIRE MK1||19||14|
|TRIUMPH SPITFIRE MK2||104||89|
|TRIUMPH SPITFIRE MK3||319||246|
|TRIUMPH SPITFIRE MK4||278||215|
How much is a Spitfire 1500 worth?
**Figure based on a stock 1974 Triumph Spitfire 1500 valued at $6,000 with OH rates with $100/300K liability/UM/UIM limits. Actual costs vary depending on the coverage selected, vehicle condition, state and other factors.
Are Triumph TR6 a good investment?
The TR6 is not just a great car, but a sound investment, as they are still relatively cheap and haven’t found their value in the market yet. There’s also a thriving community online for parts and advice, so if you’re considering something to both enjoy and tinker with, the TR6 may be the perfect car for you.
What are the engine numbers for a Triumph Spitfire?
Standard 10 CC TR250 & TR6 (carb) CF TR6 (carb) CG TR7 UK/Eur 76-78 CL TR7 USA/Can 75-76 CP, CR TR5PI & TR6 (injection) CT TR4 DG 1296cc 1300 Toledo DH 1296cc 1300 Dolomite DM 1492cc 1500 reconditioned engine if ESS suffix is used DM 1492cc 1500 Toledo (Export) DS 1492cc 1500 Toledo (Export) FC (HE=9.0:1, LE= 7.0:1)
When did paint colors change on Triumph Spitfire?
Paint Colors: 1962-Sept. 79| no codes| Paint Colors: 77-80| Interior Trim| Paint Related Links In March of 1977 paint codes were changed from numbers to a 3 letter system. Since this was a transition period some cars had numbers and some had letters.
What are the engine and gearbox numbers on a triumph?
Factory small triumph engine and gearbox numbers and ratios Factory identification numbers Spitfire – Herald – Vitesse – GT6 Model Comm No Engine Gearbox Diff Ratio Herald 948 G G G G 4.875 948 TC Saloon GY Y G Y 4.55 948 Coupe/Conv Y
What’s the interior color code for a triumph?
Triumph, Spitfire and GT6 Paint and Interior Trim Codes This page lists the paint and interior color codes for the Triumphs, Spitfire and GT6s. Exterior Paint & Interior Trim (fabric) Codes Return to Reference Page