1968 Triumph TR250
This is an all numbers matching Triumph TR250, engine/comm #/diff.
Introduced in 1968, the Triumph TR250 (TR5 in PI configuration) was a two seater roadster produced as an upgrade and bridge from the Triumph TR4A-IRS and the Triumph TR6.
The TR5/250 came with a 2.5 liter inline six cylinder producing 150 bhp in PI configuration and 110 bhp with dual Zenith Stromberg carburetors matched to a 4 speed manual transmission with a column switched Laycock d' Normville electric solenoid activated "A" type Overdrive as an option, steel wheels with Rostyle caps or 60 spoke painted wire wheels - stock on the TR5. The TR250 was the North American variant of the TR5 as the TR5 in PI configuration could not pass Federal USDOT emissions. The two variants are identified by different badging front / sides/ rear, the TR5 having 2500 side and rear badging and TR250 badging in all four locations with a body contrasting forward leaning three row white or silver horizontal nose racing stripe
Paint and exterior
The most preferred color
Upholstery and interior
Black vinyl interior and seats with white piping, woodgrain dash with chrome ringed Smiths gauges. Seats have been upgraded to TR6 style reclining seats with removable headrests
Original Engine: Yes
This engine has a fast road cam producing over 130 bhp.
Third owner, purchased from the second owner who owned the car for about 37 years. The car was purchased new at Scotland Yard British Motors in Denver Colorado, remained in Colorado and Wyoming all of its life.
Wheels and tires
15" x 5.5" Minator Minilite 8 spoke alloy wheels on 205x65x15 Fuzion performance tires
Stock front single pot calipers and rear drums
Uprated Transmission from a late model TR6; Borg & Beck Clutch and Pressure Plate, OE style column mounted OD electric switch.
dings and dents from being driven for over 50 years