1967 Triumph TR4A IRS
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"Dear Gloria and Jesmond, Thank you for a most enjoyable experience while purchasing the Velox. This model is very rare, my research shows there are only four 1950 cars at this time that are registered in the UK . What a great surprise when it was delivered on the transporter for it looked magnificent, my neighbour next door came running out to admire it together with the transporter driver. The shipping went without a hitch, as you recommended Natasha to handle the red tape at Southampton, she managed to establish historical ruling with HMRC which saved me a considerable amount of money in import taxes. We would recommend you to anybody looking to buy a vintage or indeed any car from yourselves, whether buying unseen as myself or otherwise. We have christened the car with your name Gloria, to remind us how lucky we are that we found your very professional website and your friendly advise. We look forward to meeting you both in Napier for the Art Deco Weekend Classic Car Raleigh during February. Best wishes Leslie and Alison."Leslie & Alison, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
As British as they come, Triumph's pretty TR4A IRS is a potent and muscular sports car whose values are increasing steadily.
If you're looking for deadly accurate steering and handling to shame an Elise, then look elsewhere: this is definitely a sports car in the old-school (1960s) sense of the word.
ABOUT THIS CAR
- Independent rear suspension.
- All-synchromesh gearbox with overdrive on third and fourth.
- Rack-and-pinion steering.
- Surrey Top Model
- Sold new in Australia - first registered in Mt Eden Auckland in 1973 - only had 7 owners after that.
- Wire wheels.
- This restored example is in beautiful condition throughout.
- Runs and Drives beautifully.
- Straight rust free body with beautiful paintwork - not a chip or mark on it.
- Beautiful interior with wooden fascia, new carpets etc - upholstery and door cards in perfect order.
- Matching Numbers Car
- This car represents something of a transition for the company’s famous big-engined roadsters in the early 1960s. They were the first in the range to feature that distinctive chunky Michelotti-styled coachwork, which put them right up there with the prettiest cars of the sixties. It offers a real ‘period’ driving experience with its old-fashioned cart-sprung rear end.
- A highly usable classic, that still represents fine value for money.
It can be hustled along with aplomb on twisty country roads, that's true, but in some ways this is more an accomplished grand tourer than a screaming sportster. You really could imagine crossing New Zealand in this car. The compact, yet comfortable cabin has it all, from the classic sprung steering wheel to the myriad dials sunk into a stylish slab of polished timber.
Just take a look at this car and you'll know why you want one – there's not an iffy angle or line anywhere to be seen on Michelotti's masterpiece, from the rounded front to the abrupt rear end. Factor in the grunty 2.1-litre ‘four', which elicits an evocative growl from the exhaust, and there can be few finer companions on a sunny back-road blast.
It's surprisingly practical too, sporting a spacious cabin and a particularly accommodating boot. Certainly, you could take one on a long-haul run and not have to skimp too much on your luggage allowance.
The TR4A tends to be the car that many buyers actively seek out – this despite the inevitable higher asking prices. Best of all, these cars are only increasing in value. In fact, these cars are a particularly tempting medium-term investment. At the very least, you won't lose any money; in fact, chances are your return will improve considerably.
Car will be sold WOF'd and registered if sold in New Zealand.
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NOTIFICATION AS TO NATURE OF GOODS IN TERMS OF THE CONSUMER GUARANTEES ACT 1993
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Waimak Classic Cars is not aware of any specific defects with the vehicle, however (a) such a vehicle being a classic vehicle may have mechanical breakdowns, electrical failures at inconvenient times and maintenance costs being part of and parcel of ownership of a classic car; (b) reliability is a combination of the particular nature of the classic vehicle, how it is being driven, how it has been maintained, and to a certain extent luck.
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