Recent maintenance in 2023 including new transmission fluid and brake pads
Comes with both soft and hard tops
Whilst it may have been designed by Italian stylist Giovanni Michelotti, the Stag has come to symbolise British car styling in a way that transcends the decades. Michelotti was a master at fusing practicality with panache, and this Stag is a testament to that craftsmanship. The car's exterior, clothed in a pristine white, is more than just a colour, it’s a perfect match to the superb design.
It not only amplifies the vehicle's well-balanced lines but also provides a perfect contrast to the black soft top, making it a visual delight from any angle. This colour scheme brings an added layer of sophistication, enhancing the brightwork, badges and trim. The exterior's superb condition echoes the meticulous care the car has received, making it a fine choice for any enthusiast or collector alike.
Inside, the walnut burr dashboard and superb black leatherette continue the narrative of classic British styling. The interior is as well-kept as the exterior, offering little evidence of wear or age. The black leatherette seats and complementary carpeting are in excellent shape, echoing the car’s low mileage over recent years. Indeed, having only covered around 300 miles since 1990, the car’s condition, both inside and out, is simply superb.
As for the driving experience, the Triumph Stag offers a kind of tactile satisfaction that's rare in modern vehicles. The V8 engine is both robust and responsive, providing a driving experience that’s as exhilarating as it is smooth. Whether cruising through a sleepy village or taking on an open highway, the car's handling is balanced and predictable, making it not just a showpiece but a real driver’s car. It's this combination of aesthetic brilliance, excellent condition and driving pleasure that makes owning this particular Triumph Stag such an attractive proposition.
The History and Paperwork
MOT and tax exempt
MOT valid until September 2024
V5 Registration document present and correct
An invoice dated 2023 for new transmission fluid, oil filter, brake hoses, pads, and shoes
An invoice dated 2023 for new HT leads and distributor
All MOTs since 1990 are available (23 in total)
Car was off the road for an extended period and has only covered around 300 miles since 1990
Walnut burr dashboard in excellent condition
Gear knob made from matching walnut burr
Black leatherette seats in excellent condition with little wear
Fitted with a wood and chrome Moto-Lita steering wheel
Black carpeting in excellent condition
All dials, controls, and switches work and are in good condition
Comfortable and stylish interior
Paintwork in very good condition, including the wheel arches
Brightwork, badges, and light lenses present very well
Four wheels in good condition but with some minor staining
Black soft top in excellent condition
Comes with hard top that would benefit from restoration
T-bar roof in superb condition
Classic British design looks superb in white
Superb Triumph 2,997cc V8 engine
Twin stainless steel exhaust - sounds fantastic
Engine bay and underside in excellent condition
Automatic transmission recently serviced in 2023
New HT leads and distributor fitted in 2023
Brake hoses, pads, and shoes replaced in 2023
Starts easily and idles well
Owner reports the car drives very well
Clean MOT and visual condition indicate that the car has been very well cared for
The 1972 Triumph Stag Automatic is a classic British icon in fantastic condition, right down to its walnut interior and T-bar roof. Mechanically sound with a stirring V8 engine, it’s perfect for those weekend drives or as part of a collection.
The car comes with a clean MOT until September 2024 and has been lovingly maintained, as evidenced by its recent servicing. Here is a true collector’s piece that promises the joys of open-top driving with a distinctly British feel.
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1972 Triumph Stag MK1
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