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Produced: 1970-1977, 25877 produced.
Types: Convertible,2 doors, 2+2 seats
Triumph Stag (1970)

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1970 witnessed the exciting arrival of Britains answer to the Mercedes SL, the Triumph Stag. Unfortunately the all new design would suffer the indignity of British Leyland's poor management and quality problems throughout most of its early life although these problems have long since been "sorted" by the Stag's loyal band of specialists and enthusiasts.

The Stag consisted of a stylish two door open tourer body (styled by Triumph favourite Michelotti) with an all new Triumph 3 litre V8 engine. The Stag's engine was never used in any other BL model and was the controversial cause of many of the cars problems, a pity as the engine developed 145bhp and produced a pleasant exhaust note.

The Stag came as either a convertible or hardtop coupe (or both) and could be specified with either manual or auto transmission. Despite the cars problems and lack of development the Stag continued in production until 1978 and survives today in healthy numbers.  Practical Classics Spring 2006  - Featuring Buyers Guide Triumph Stag.  Click Here to view in our shop.

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Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
2997ccV8 DOHCTriumph V886mm x 64.5mm8.8

Fuel System

TypeNumberCapacityComment
Stromberg2

Drivetrain and Suspension

DrivetrainSteeringFront SuspensionRear Suspension
F/RRack-and-pinionIndependent/Coil SpringsIndependent/Coil Springs

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
120 mph9.7 s0 s0 mpg145 bhp 5500

Dimensions

WheelbaseFront TrackRear TrackLengthWidthWeight (CWT)Turning Circle
8' 4"4' 10"14' 5"5' 3" 0 (25)0' 0"

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