1982 Triumph TR8 Convertible

Lot: 273

Estimate (£): 5,000 - 7,000
(+buyer’s premium of 12% including VAT @ 20%)
Offered for sale is a 3.5L 1982 Triumph TR8 manual that has been with the current owner for the last 3 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 75 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Factory built TR8, left-hand drive but has never left these shores...
  • 3.5 litre V8 Rover engined TR7
  • Bought brand new by an American serviceman with plans to take back to US
  • Fortunately, the car remained in the UK and has been here all its life
  • The hood is in good condition and includes a tonneau cover
  • Car has been in dry storage for 11 years. In need of restoration
  • No MOT. Offered as a project. Starts and runs. 

Lot Details

Registration: MVP 102X RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1982 Engine size: 3.5L
Make: Triumph Odometer reading (miles): 58704
Model: TR8 MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: SATPV4581BA407563

CCA Condition Report

Overall: 75 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:
Trim:

Remarks

Offside perfect, nearside wheel arches and sill need attention.

Interior

Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:

Remarks

Original interior, back of driver's seat is worn on edge

Engine

Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:

Transmission

Gears: Drive-shaft:
Clutch:

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:

Remarks

The near chassis leg has had work at some point.

Electrics

Minor: Major:

Vehicle History

About the CCA Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history