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Triumph Herald 1968


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Description

The Triumph Herald is a small two-door car introduced in 1959 by the Standard – triumph Company of Coventry. Body design was by the Italian stylist Giovanni Michelotti, and the car was offered in saloon, coupe, convertible and estate models.

Total Herald sales numbered well over 500,000, and Heralds are still seen on British roads in the early 21st century. The Vitesse, Spitfire and GT6  are all based on modified Herald chassis and running gear with bolt-together bodies.

Standard-Triumph experienced financial difficulties at the beginning of the 1960s and was taken over by Leyland Motors Ltd in 1961. This released new resources to develop the Herald and the car was re-launched with an 1147 cc engine as the Herald 1200. The new model featured white rubber bumpers, a wooden laminate dashboard and improved seating. Quality control was also tightened up. Twin carburettors were no longer fitted to any of the range as standard although they remained an option, the standard being a single down-draught Solex carburettor. 

Claimed maximum power of the Herald 1200 was 39 bhp, as against the 34.5 bhp claimed for the 948 cc model. Disc brakes also became an option from 1962.

This is actually a very nice example throughout. In our opinion, way better than most.

Service history available.

PRICE FIRM. Car will be sold with a 6 month WOF and 12 months registration.

Shipping / Transport can be organised for Buyer at Buyer's cost.

Viewing is STRICTLY BY PRIOR APPOINTMENT only.

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Our key interest is to ensure the preservation of classic & vintage vehicles.

We describe our vehicles based on our observations and knowledge and go the extra mile to have the best examples we can find in our collection.

Mileage and other information indicated on this listing is only as accurate as the information available at NZTA. It is always recommended that you get a comprehensive CarJam Vehicle History Report before purchasing.

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Please note that ALL our vehicles, irrespective of age, are being sold without any warranty from us, as to the vehicle's condition or its fitness for any purpose.

For more information about this vehicle, please contact us on +64 (0) 3 3106485 / +64 (0) 274990020 - Monday to Friday between 9:00am till 6:00pm (New Zealand Standard Time). Alternatively, you may email us at info@waimakclassiccars.co.nz

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NOTIFICATION AS TO NATURE OF GOODS IN TERMS OF THE CONSUMER GUARANTEES ACT 1993

Waimak Classic Cars accepts that the vehicle being sold must be of “acceptable quality” in terms of section 7 of the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 (the Act) having regard to “the nature of the goods”.

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.

The Purchaser acknowledges that the vehicle is being sold as a classic car; that in terms of the Act and the nature of the goods, the vehicle, is an old car that may have faults, unlike a modern motor vehicle.

The Purchaser is encouraged to personally fully inspect the vehicle and/or to have the vehicle inspected, fully assessed and maintained by an experienced classic car mechanic.

The Purchaser acknowledges that they have read and fully understand this notification and the nature of a car which is many years old.

For more information about this vehicle, please contact us Monday to Friday between 9:00am and 6:00pm (New Zealand Standard Time) on +64 (0) 3 310-6485 / +64 (0) 274 990-020. Alternatively, you may email us at info@waimakclassiccars.co.nz anytime.

PLEASE NOTE: Waimak Classic Cars is Not a car yard dealer type of operation. As a result, we do not operate through fixed opening hours and viewing is By Appointment Only.