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Triumph TR3A

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Triumph TR3A
Triumph TR3A

The Triumph TR3A is a sports caur an wis biggit atween 1957 an 1962 bi the Triumph Motor Company in the Unitit Kinrick.

The TR3A wis a minor update frae the TR3. The updates includit the new wide front grill, exterior door haundles, lockable buit haundle an came wi a full tuil kit is standard (this wis an option on the TR3).

The tot production run o the TR3A wis 58,236. This maks it the third best sellin TR efter the TR6 an TR7. It is estimatit that ae 9,500 o the oreeginal 58,000 biggit survive in the warld the day.

The Triumph TR3 wis the first production caur tae include standard disc brakes, which wur continued on the TR3A. The caur wis kent for its superior brakin ability, makin it an autocross favourite.

The TR3A is aften seen in Vintage an Production racin the day. The TR3A, despite bein almaist 50 year auld, is still competitive in the E-Production cless o SCCA (Sports Car Club of America).

In Juin 1977, Road & Track magazine published an airticle titled "Driving Impressions: TR3A & TR250" in its 30t anniversary issue. It published a 0-60 time o 12.0 seconds, pouer ootput o 100 bhp (75 kW) at 4800 rpm, observed curb wecht o 2,090 lb (948 kg) an fuel consumption o 28 mile per imperial gallon (10 L/100 km; 23 mpg-US).