"The Triumph marque is deeply embedded in British motoring history. Through changes of name and ownership, good times and bad, from the globe to the laurel wreath, it put its name to a series of vehicles that have left tracks "
Sometimes a street spot makes us delve and indulge. We were surprised when we saw The Triumph TR4 here, complete with leather luggage rack and replete in British Racing Green – just how badass and menacing a supposedly lovable old timer like this could appear.
It might not be as balls-out burly as the TR6 – but it certainly has a presence on the road that is unmistakably powerful. You can see the Michelotti-influence in the lines and the raffish confidence with which it sits there, whispering of a time and a place in Brit car culture where anything seemed possible.
These were interesting at the level of engineering too, and have gained a reputation for being tough as nails – which is why so many clubs, rallies and other scenes have sprouted up around the cars.
Just don’t feel the need to wear a sheepskin bomber and a flat cap. They are so last century!
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