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Produced: 1953-1955, 8628 produced.
Types: Sports,2 doors,2 seats
Triumph TR2 Mwb  (1955)

Triumph launched the first model in its TR range in 1953, the TR2. The TR2 was well received by the motoring press and it quickly established a strong place in the British sports car market, this was the first model in a range destined to stay in production for many years.

The TR2 came as an attractive open roadster with cutaway doors and a front wing line that flowed gracefully up and over the rear wheels, the TR2 was certainly a good looking car with a purposeful look. Mechanically the TR2 used a twin-carb Standard Vanguard engine which produced around 90bhp. The TR2 sold well at home and abroad and could be equipped with extras such as wire wheels, overdrive and a removable hardtop roof. 

Buyers Guide Triumph TR2-TR3A featured in Practical Classics May 2008 – available from our sister site Bookbase.  Click Here to view

Source: Motorbase

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
1991ccS4 OHVStandard/Triumph Vanguard S4 OHV83mm x 92mm8.5

Fuel System

TypeNumberCapacityComment
SU 1.5inch2

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension
F/R

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
107 mph12 s0 s34 mpg90 bhp 4800

Brakes

FrontRearComment
DrumDrum

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
7' 4"3' 9"12' 7"4' 7" 0 (17)0' 0"

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