1967 Triumph TR4A IRS
The Triumph TR4A was built between 1965 and 1967. The TR4A was an evolution of the TR4, updated with a new chassis. It was hoped the new, but more complex, independent rear suspension would address the buying public's desire for more comfortable riding sports cars. This version has an "IRS" badge on the rear. It has been estimated that 75 percent of TR4A were built with IRS. In response to dealer requests, about 25 percent of TR4As were produced with a live rear axle option, similar to the earlier TR4. The TR4A was the first vehicle to offer an option for axle type.
The new suspension eventually proved itself with the buying public and in racing, with three TR4A IRS models posting a team win and finishing 1st, 2nd and 3rd in class at the Sebring 12-hour race of 1966. In 1968 the TR4A was replaced by the 6-cylinder TR5 model with fuel injection
The full history of this car is not known to the vendor, however the previous owner had car from 2001, and he rebuilt the car on a new chassis. The car is solid and rust free. The underside is clean and wax oiled. The vendor was advised that during the previous ownership the car has been garaged and never run in wet conditions. The Chrome is excellent, Powder Coated Wire Wheels are excellent, tyres are excellent, Mohair Hood is excellent, Tonneau Cover is excellent. This car is not perfect but is in good condition to use through the summer and improve during the winter.
Note: This description is provided by the vendor and unless otherwise stated is 'Not Verified' by Barons or any person employed by Barons. Prospective purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of any statements made, whether they be statements of fact or opinion.
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