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1980 Triumph TR8

Northshore Sportscars | 1225 Rockland Rd, Rte 176 Lake Bluff, IL 60044. | 847-247-0447

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Vehicle Info

Retail Price: *call
Ext. Color: Silver
Mileage: 21,670
Trans: 5 Speed
Engine: V8
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The Triumph TR8 is an eight-cylinder version of the "wedge-shaped" Triumph TR7 sports car, designed by Harris Mann, and manufactured by British Leyland. Because of its outstanding performance, the TR8 was often dubbed the "English Corvette". The majority of TR8s were sold in the United States and Canada. A more powerful V8-engined version of the TR7 was planned in the early stages of the TR7's development, a prototype being produced in 1972. However, British Leyland's financial state, labour problems and lack of engines as MG and Range Rover had first priority delayed the project. By 1978 some 145 prototype cars were built with V8 engines and usually automatic transmissions. These "anonymous" TR8s, no identifying badges, and all coupes were evaluated for British Leyland by various dealers and then sold off as used cars.

This Particular TR8 is a very well kept, never rusted or damaged original example. The gold color and plaid cloth interior are typical British car themes of the late 1970's and early 1980's. The original paint is in excellent condition with only minute blemishes. The interior is also all original and shows little wear. The black convertible top has recently been replaced and features a zip out rear window. There have been a few performance upgrades which include a Holley 4 bbl carb and Edelbrock manifold replacing the twin Strombergs. A stainless dual exhaust system with headers installed to add to performance and a terrific sound. Additionally, suspension upgrades, from Rimmer Brothers Triumph specialists in England, makes for greatly improved handling. The Panasport alloy wheels are both performance and improve the sporty looks. Recent service has included replacement of brake & clutch master cylinders along with replaced brakes hoses, pads and shoes. The gas tank was also cleaned and coated. All of the original components do come with the purchase of the TR8. This is a tight, super driving car that turns heads and is a future collectible.

Northshore Sportscars is an Authorized Morgan Dealer offering new models to all of the US. We also offer a handpicked selection of classic British and European Sports cars for sale including Alfa Romeo, Austin Healey, Jaguar, MG, Mercedes, Morgan, Lotus, Triumph, and Porsche for all budgets. Our restoration shop provides complete service and parts for all of the cars we sell. View these quality vehicles at our indoor showroom located in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Same location for over 24 years! Please contact us at 8472470447 and we would be happy to assist you. www.northshoresportscars.com On FACEBOOK
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The Triumph TR8 is an eight-cylinder version of the "wedge-shaped" Triumph TR7 sports car, designed by Harris Mann, and manufactured by British Leyland. Because of its outstanding performance, the TR8 was often dubbed the "English Corvette". The majority of TR8s were sold in the United States and Canada. A more powerful V8-engined version of the TR7 was planned in the early stages of the TR7's development, a prototype being produced in 1972. However, British Leyland's financial state, labour problems and lack of engines as MG and Range Rover had first priority delayed the project. By 1978 some 145 prototype cars were built with V8 engines and usually automatic transmissions. These "anonymous" TR8s, no identifying badges, and all coupes were evaluated for British Leyland by various dealers and then sold off as used cars.

This Particular TR8 is a very well kept, never rusted or damaged original example. The gold color and plaid cloth interior are typical British car themes of the late 1970's and early 1980's. The original paint is in excellent condition with only minute blemishes. The interior is also all original and shows little wear. The black convertible top has recently been replaced and features a zip out rear window. There have been a few performance upgrades which include a Holley 4 bbl carb and Edelbrock manifold replacing the twin Strombergs. A stainless dual exhaust system with headers installed to add to performance and a terrific sound. Additionally, suspension upgrades, from Rimmer Brothers Triumph specialists in England, makes for greatly improved handling. The Panasport alloy wheels are both performance and improve the sporty looks. Recent service has included replacement of brake & clutch master cylinders along with replaced brakes hoses, pads and shoes. The gas tank was also cleaned and coated. All of the original components do come with the purchase of the TR8. This is a tight, super driving car that turns heads and is a future collectible.

Northshore Sportscars is an Authorized Morgan Dealer offering new models to all of the US. We also offer a handpicked selection of classic British and European Sports cars for sale including Alfa Romeo, Austin Healey, Jaguar, MG, Mercedes, Morgan, Lotus, Triumph, and Porsche for all budgets. Our restoration shop provides complete service and parts for all of the cars we sell. View these quality vehicles at our indoor showroom located in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Same location for over 24 years! Please contact us at 8472470447 and we would be happy to assist you. www.northshoresportscars.com On FACEBOOK

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