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World's Fastest Motorcycle Restored

World's Fastest Motorcycle Restored

By Yoav Gilad / 15 Sep 2014 / 1 Comment Read More

And so it went with one Triumph besting another over the next few years until ultimately, the Gyronaut X-1 entered the scene in 1966. The fairing, designed by famed stylist Mr. Alex Tremulis (he worked for Cord, Duesenberg, Ford, and Tucker), was built by Mr. Vince Gardner (of Cord 810 fame) and would eventually set the bar for future streamliners...

Life in a Triumph Italia is a Journey, Not a Destination

Life in a Triumph Italia is a Journey, Not a Destination

By Petrolicious Productions / 4 Sep 2014
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In the morning they ask me if I can return another time for the car. They know the answer and the son says he'll sort it out. It's a long day so I go down to Lake Como and remember why everyone wants to be Italian. The son gives me a load of Swiss bank account numbers and I get on the case. All we need is the export paperwork. Another sleepless night but dinner is even better by Lake Como.

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This TR6 Has Triumphed Over the Effects of Time

This TR6 Has Triumphed Over the Effects of Time

By Petrolicious Productions / 11 Aug 2014

This Nixon-era ragtop's owner calls it a "Survivor." He or she would know, having helped the 102,000-mile Triumph TR6 stay on the road since taking possession in 1983. Keeping this English roadster in a garage has certainly prolonged its life.

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Triumph Makes Romance Easier

Triumph Makes Romance Easier

By Petrolicious Productions / 10 Jul 2014 / 9 Comments Read More

Romance isn’t easy for many guys. Listen ladies, just because we don't want to be caught buying you an [adorable] fireman teddy bear for Valentine's Day doesn’t mean we don’t care about you. It just proves that we have no business expressing any sort of feelings. So how can a red blooded man express the true romance that lies dormant just waiting to burst from his heart?

Why the Triumph TR6 Is Collectable

Why the Triumph TR6 Is Collectable

By Johni Parker / 2 Jun 2014 / 6 Comments Read More

The Collector is a weekly series produced in association with Gear Patrol.

The  Triumph TR6 is not just a great car, but a sound investment, as they are still relatively cheap and haven’t found their value in the market yet. There's also a thriving community online for parts and advice, so if you're considering something to both enjoy and tinker with, the TR6 may be the perfect car for you.

The 60th Triumph TR6 Off the Line Is for Sale

The 60th Triumph TR6 Off the Line Is for Sale

By Petrolicious Productions / 16 May 2014

This American 1969 Triumph TR6 is #60 off the line and shows 63,000 original miles. It “has been professionally restored” including rebuilt carbs and ignition, with more recent upgrades being a new clutch pack, complete brake system, springs, shocks and suspension bushings, and more.

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Dutch Triumph Restored into Award Winner

Dutch Triumph Restored into Award Winner

By Petrolicious Productions / 4 Feb 2014
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Mr. Martin van der Spek and a friend discovered this Triumph GT6 in a barn eleven years ago. A literal barn find that had been sitting for seventeen years, relegated to serving as a nesting place for mice! They were excited about the find and "think that the two GT 6 MK III has the best six-cylinder sound. No other car has such a nice, full sound."

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1963 Triumph TR4

1963 Triumph TR4

By Petrolicious Productions / 22 Oct 2013
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For Paul Thompson of London, his low-mileage Triumph TR4 was the perfect weekend warrior and road trip hauler. But as time pressed on, he’s added a some go-fast parts and has become quite the track junkie. This month is the car’s 50th birthday, and he’s added 100,000 rallying and racing miles since he bought the car 20 years ago.

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Choose Your Classic British Roadster Experience

Choose Your Classic British Roadster Experience

By Petrolicious Productions / 10 Apr 2013
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As summer approaches, a Petrolista’s head turns towards thoughts of top-down motoring. What better way to enjoy the season’s warmth, the scent of air perfumed with blooming flowers wafting through an open cockpit, sweetly-singing birds, and burbling exhaust that much more audible through a headliner made of clear blue sky. We highlight two classic British roadsters that fit the summer fun motoring bill perfectly.  Would you choose the elegant MGA or the powerful Triumph?

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102-Year-Old Bike Triumphs Over Unreliability

102-Year-Old Bike Triumphs Over Unreliability

By Petrolicious Productions / 22 Mar 2013
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This 1911 Triumph 3 1/2 HP is truly a veteran machine, still in running, original condition after more than a hundred years—perhaps the only left of its kind.

Here we share several images and graphics taken from select 1911 Triumph owner's booklets, repairs and sundries catalogs, as well as interesting paperwork and postcards.

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Triumph TR3A: The Fountain of Youth

Triumph TR3A: The Fountain of Youth

By Petrolicious Productions / 6 Nov 2012
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Dick Hughes may have left behind the speedway and his beloved Alfa Romeo marque, but he can still be found blasting up country roads in his 1960 Triumph TR3A, the car of his youth, and he does it with the maturity and experience that comes with decades of vintage racing.

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