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Country of origin:Great Britain
Produced from:1954 - 1955
Numbers built:276
Price new:£1,107
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 28, 2011
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Engine
Configuration Triumph Straight 4
Location Front, longitudinally mounted
Construction cast-iron block and head
Displacement 1,991 cc / 121.5 cu in
Bore / Stroke 83.0 mm (3.3 in) / 92.0 mm (3.6 in)
Compression 8.5:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 2 SU Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 90 bhp / 67 KW @ 4,800 rpm
Torque 159 Nm / 117 ft lbs @ 3,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 45 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Body aluminium panels
Chassis steel tubular ladder frame
Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, top radius arms, lever arms
Steering cam-and-lever
Brakes (fr/r) drums
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 864 kilo / 1,905 lbs
Length / Width / Height 3,962 mm (156 in) / 1,549 mm (61 in) / 1,295 mm (51 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,413 mm (95 in) / 1,219 mm (48 in) / 1,254 mm (49.4 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.1 bhp / kg
Top Speed 164 km/h (102 mph)
0-60 mph 11.6 s

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  • Classic & Sports Car (September, 1988)
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