Triumph Spitfire

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The Triumph Spitfire wis a small Breetish twa-seat sports caur, introduced in October 1962. The vehicle wis based on a design produced for Standard-Triumph in 1957 bi Italian designer Giovanni Michelotti. The codename for the vehicle wis the "Bomb". The caur wis lairgely based on the Triumph Herald saloon, an throughout its life wis built at the Standard-Triumph works at Canley, Coventry.

Models[eedit | eedit soorce]

Five separate Spitfire models wur sold during the production run:

Model name Engine Year Number built
Triumph Spitfire 4 (Mark 1) 1147 cc inline 4 Oct 1962–Dec 1964 45,753[1]
Triumph Spitfire 4 Mark 2 1147 cc inline 4 Dec 1964–Jan 1967 37,409[1]
Triumph Spitfire Mark 3 1296 cc inline 4 Jan 1967– Dec 1970 65,320[1]
Triumph Spitfire Mark IV 1296 cc inline 4 Nov 1970–Dec 1974 70,021[1]
Triumph Spitfire 1500 1493 cc inline 4 Dec 1974–Aug 1980 95,829[1]

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