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    1961 Triumph Italia #227

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  1. "That Time Jaguar Founder Sir William Lyons Pressured a Company Out of the Car Business" https://jalopnik.com/that-time-jaguar-founder-sir-william-lyons-pressured-a-1834994819
  2. We're told this is actually Italia #112. Scott
  3. An Italia now on offer privately was rumored to be headed for Retromobile.
  4. Additional photos available on the Triumph Italia Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/triumphitalia2000/ And a bit of timely background on the RAC: https://petrolicious.com/articles/the-royal-automobile-club-is-the-kind-of-hotel-that-parks-an-aston-martin-db4-gt-next-to-reception
  5. https://classicvirus.com/2018/09/05/1-70-325-1958-peerless-gt/ https://www.ebay.it/itm/1958-Other-Makes-GT-Peerless/232908383603
  6. Back up for sale: http://www.britishsportscars.com/inventory/16109685/1960-Triumph-Italia
  7. Italia #2234 has now been sold: https://www.facebook.com/triumphitalia2000/
  8. Italia #234 verified via under hood Vignale tag TR3 Chassis # TS/79516-LOOInitial BMHT research shows this chassis shipped to Turin, Italy 09-29-60 to be completed as Triumph Italia Engine number still to be verified Car is substantially completeBoot handle missing from photos is with car Grille surround in boot Grille insert missing but available Rear Italia badge, Vignale emblems and side spear trim missing but available Other important bits appear to be there Front windscreen cracked; replacements are availableWindow rubbers dried but replacements available Shows signs of modifications from earlier refurbishment:Incorrect headlamp rings, front marker lights, wiper arms Seats recovered in seat pattern (velour) Radiator neck shortened), wrong wiper arms. No obvious signs of prior accident damage Rust stats is unknown, although magnet said to hold over panels Prior repaint in red at unknown date(s)Original color uncertain Car idle since 1984 after thrown rodEngine block has been holed; likely route is replacement Valid US title Located near Atlanta, GA On offer at $60,000 (US) Additional photos: https://goo.gl/photos/YqbfBFNQDJ4PHCZ38​ Contact Jonathan Robertson 678-361-7665 (text preferred) paddler425@aol.com https://www.facebook.com/jonathan.robertson.560
  9. http://bringatrailer.com/2016/11/04/one-of-276-produced-1954-swallow-doretti/ http://www.ebay.com/itm/371766790934?rmvSB=true
  10. Attached Italia footrest photo is from restoration gallery located here: http://britishsportscars.com/blog/2015/09/restoration-project-update-1960-triumph-italia-2000-complete/ At one time, Ragtops a& Roadsters was reproducing Italia footrests: http://www.ragtops.com/
  11. Asking reduced from $137k to $129k. http://britishsportscars.com/inventory/14702555/1961-Triumph-Italia/San-Luis-Obispo/British-Sports-Cars
  12. http://bringatrailer.com/2016/09/28/period-race-history-recent-upgrades-1959-peerless-gt/ http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/131944525254?clk_rvr_id=1102302925065&rmvSB=true
  13. VIN: GT2-00180 http://www.ebay.com/itm/Other-Makes-GT-/222119312180?forcerrptr=true&hash=item33b757bb34:g:hz0AAOSw7W5XOOwz&item=222119312180
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