Launched in 1953, the Triumph TR2 was a very successful and popular sports car, especially on the American market. The idea was to offer a cheap sports car that would enable its driver to win rallies on the weekends, which meant the car had to reach a top speed over 108 mph. With its 90-hp tractor engine with double carburetors and 4 cylinders, the Triumph TR2 offered thrilling performance and driving experience. Although complaints have been heard about the comfort due to the tight cabin, the driver could feel the road and experience racing conditions. The body was designed by Walter Belgrove who was asked to keep the shapes simple in order to limit expenses and find inspiration in the Jaguar XK120 model. Best quality to price ratio on the market, the TR2 was a hit and its evolution, the Triumph TR3 would continue the line successfully.
If like The Beverly Hills Car Club team you’re passionate about classic Triumphs, you may already know a lot about the different models. One fun fact is that the frames of the early TR range models were painted with whichever color was in the gun from the previous body paint. Later, the frame color was standardized to black. Call The Beverly Hills Car Club team today for more information on the model as well as good tips and advice to make a smart purchase. In addition, their Los Angeles dealership is the home for a large inventory of classics of all makes, models, and conditions. Come visit the showroom anytime to view the current examples of 1955 Triumph TR2 for sale.
The Beverly Hills Car Club team is looking forward to meeting you soon and to assisting you with the research and purchase of your future 1955 Triumph TR2. Come meet the team or give the experts a call to get more information on the services they offer. Buying a 1955 Triumph TR2 is a great adventure and the team will make sure you have the best experience.
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