What was the fastest Triumph car?
At the June 03 British Motor Heritage auction a factory prototype TR8 was sold. Listed in the catalogue as the fastest ever Triumph, it came complete with a certificate to ‘prove’ it.
What motor is in a Triumph Spitfire?
The 1500 Spitfire now produced 71 hp (DIN) at 5,500 rpm, and produced 82 lb⋅ft (111 N⋅m) of torque at 3,000 rpm….Spitfire 1500 (1974–80)
|Triumph Spitfire 1500|
|Production||1974–1980 95,829 made|
|Engine||1,493 cc (91.1 cu in) Standard SC I4|
|Transmission||4-speed manual with optional overdrive on top and third|
Was the Spitfire reliable?
In 1974, the Spitfire gained the popular 1493cc engine that powered it through to last orders in 1980. It’s torquier than the 1300 but not quite as reliable. More rear suspension tweaks improved the handling still further.
How much is a Spitfire plane worth?
1 Spitfires still able to fly today has sold for a record amount at Christie’s auctions. The gavel fell at £3,106,500 (US$4,784,010) on the painstakingly restored RAF Spitfire P9374, far exceeding pre-auction estimates of £2.5m.
What is a 1972 Triumph Spitfire worth?
**Figure based on a stock 1972 Triumph Spitfire Mk IV valued at $6,800 with OH rates with $100/300K liability/UM/UIM limits. Actual costs vary depending on the coverage selected, vehicle condition, state and other factors.
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|
What kind of engine does a Spitfire Mk VB have?
Spitfire L.F Mk Vb of 316 (Polish) “Warszawski” Squadron. This Spitfire has the “cropped” Merlin 45 series engine and the “clipped” wings. The British Supermarine Spitfire was one of the most popular fighter aircraft of the Second World War.
How fast can a Spitfire XIV fly?
The official Aircraft Data Sheetfor the Spitfire XIV gives maximum level speed performance as 417 mph at 12,000 feet in MS gear and 448 mph at 26,000 feet in FS gear, with the Griffon 65 engine operating at +18 lbs boost; which is in excellent agreement with the AFDS figuresand the curve depicted below.
What was the review of the Spitfire tuning performance chip like?
SpitFire Tuning Performance Chip received for review Internal Analysis After removing the cover of the module, we immediately noticed there was much more to the circuit board than just idle leds. SpitFire Tuning Performance Chip Internal View and Observation As for the claims, many products claim to do a lot of things, but do they really work?
What was the 9th production Supermarine Spitfire?
K9795, the 9th production Mk I, with 19 Squadron. Spitfire L.F Mk Vb of 316 (Polish) “Warszawski” Squadron. This Spitfire has the “cropped” Merlin 45 series engine and the “clipped” wings. The British Supermarine Spitfire was one of the most popular fighter aircraft of the Second World War.