1968 Triumph TR5, Road/Hillclimb........................................................Sorry now sold  
A fantastic opportunity to acquire this original UK CP series TR5 with only three former keepers. 
 
This competition TR5 has won five TR Register Sprint and hill-climb championships, the most recent being the 2014 season, achieved by the previous owner of this outstanding example. The specification of this TR5 is as follows; 
 
2.7 litre six-cylinder engine built in 2008 with steel con-rods, forged pistons and the crankshaft was tuftrided as well as balanced. Triple Weber 45 DCOE carburettors are fitted, as is a six-into-one exhaust manifold that complies with MSA noise requirements. 
The engine has been rebuilt again in 2014 with new bearings and a Classic Racecraft camshaft producing 210bhp at the flywheel. A lightweight starter motor and alternator are fitted in addition to an aluminium radiator. 
 
The transmission is a close ratio (A-Type) with rapid engagement and a Revington logic box. The gearbox and overdrive unit were rebuilt in 2011, all this is mated to a Quaife limited slip differential with a 4.3 ratio. 
 
The net result of the investment into YXC 799F is this is a fantastically competitive car, presented in excellent order. 
 
Road legal and supplied with a V5 registration document together with an MSA logbook and MoT test certificate valid until August 2015. 
A heritage certificate, HPI clear certificate, MOT certificates dating back to 1989 and a huge history file accompany the car. 
To prove the success and racing provenance of YXC 799C there is also a magazine article dating from 1989 illustrating this car as one of the quickest cars around. 
 
She is quite happy to be driven normally on the road without aggression making it a pleasure to drive. 
 
A highly desirable model in its own right coupled with it's race winning pedigree make this an investment too good to miss. 
Please contact me for more information or to come and view the car.