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1971 Triumph TR6 Carburettor


  • Restored car with remarkable features
  • Professionally retrimmed interior with walnut veneer
  • In good condition, and in good working order
  • New convertible top
  • New steering rack and electric fan
  • Recently checked and serviced by Club mechanic
  • Classic car with MOT until December 2027

The Plus

Triumph gave the name Spitfire to another car, but there's good reason to think the TR6 deserved it more. Rugged, brutally fast and aimed at enthusiastic drivers, it shared many qualities with the British plane.

This elegant TR6 is firmly in that spirit with its striking colour scheme, which incorporates a matte English green and Spitfire roundel, which complement the distinctive yellow paintwork well, a theme that continues inside with the suppressed black leather seats and door panels, accented in yellow.

The car spent its life in the USA - it's a twin carburettor car with the prefix 'CC' - before arriving in France. It has been well maintained and the vendor has taken care to improve it. He has recently added a new steering rack, overhauled the brakes, fitted an electric fan to improve cooling in hot weather and added a new roof.

The condition has been checked by a long term MOT, valid until December 2027. The car has recently been checked by the Club's local mechanic, including fluids, filters and levels. This car is perfect for summer touring and is sure to be the talk of the town.
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History and documents

  • Registered in 1971 in the United States
  • This makes it a carburettor car with a 'CC' prefix and 104 bhp
  • Purchased on 17/01/2023 by the seller
  • Previously imported from the USA to France
  • Mechanics recently checked by Club mechanic, including oil change, filter and level checks
  • Brakes serviced at time of purchase by seller
  • Stored in a dry garage with a cover
  • Has "grey" collector card status
  • FFVE certification
  • Serial numbers are indicated as corresponding
  • Technical inspection valid until December 2027
  • Good historical record with several recent invoices and receipts


  • Very good looking car in bright yellow with matt green bonnet
  • The paintwork is in very good condition with only minor marks visible on the photos
  • These include some light cracking under the rear luggage rack
  • The bodywork is in good condition with no corrosion on the sills or arches
  • Doors, a common checkpoint on these cars, are tightly fitted, and the rear axle is aligned
  • Bonnet repainted in matt green with British Royal Air Force decals and roundels
  • The vendor points out a small dent in the bonnet, which is not visible at first glance
  • Roof recently fitted in dark green to match the bonnet and marked watertight
  • Mounted on original deep rim steel wheels with chrome hubcaps
  • Chrome looks great with a bright finish and no obvious tarnish
  • Supplied with a wind deflector to fit behind the front seats
  • Black suppressed leather interior with yellow accents on door panels and seats
  • Seats incorporate headrests and feel very comfortable
  • The interior is well maintained with few signs of wear thanks to recent work
  • Dashboard retrimmed in dark green with upgraded walnut veneers and matching glove box
  • The veneers are well maintained with only slight deterioration visible around the cut-outs
  • Green carpets recently made to measure and reinstalled

The Mechanics

  • 104bhp 2498cc in-line 6 cylinder Triumph engine
  • USA specification car, prefix 'CC' running on twin carburettors
  • 4-speed manual gearbox without overdrive
  • Upgraded stainless steel exhaust system with four tailpipes
  • Seller states car runs very well with no faults
  • Recently checked by Club mechanic, including oil change, filter and level checks
  • Brakes serviced when the car was purchased by the vendor in January 2023
  • Steering rack changed and electric fan for better cooling, both installed since January 2023
  • MOT valid until December 2027
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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1971
  • Make Triumph
  • Model TR6
  • Colour Yellow
  • Odometer 25,569 Miles
  • Engine size 2498
Listing Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Occitanie
  • Location International
  • Country France

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