1958 Triumph TR3A

Lot: 722

Sold for (£): Unsold
Offered for sale is a 2.0L 1958 Triumph TR3A manual. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 106 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

 43 years long-term ownership and only two owners from new...


  • Looking fabulous in gleaming Signal Red with chrome wires and a black leather interior
  • UK-supplied on 15th October 1958 and retains its original registration number 492 EVK
  • One owner for 43 years and formed part of his collection. Only 13,000 miles since 1976
  • Extensive 30-month restoration resulting in winning its first Concours in 1979
  • The project was documented in Practical Classics magazine in 1980 (copy with the car)
  • Matching numbers. Heritage certificate, V5c and older MOTs. Photo album
  • In outstanding condition throughout and on the market for the first time in 43 years

Lot Details

Registration: 492 EVK RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1958 Engine size: 2.0L
Make: Triumph Odometer reading (miles): 23000
Model: TR3A MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: TS37189

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 106 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


The chassis, body shell and all body panels were sand-blasted back to bare metal with all traces of corrosion removed before being prepared and repainted in primer, then refinished in signal red with numerous applications of top coat. Supplied with a full Tonneau Cover, hood and side screens.



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


Completely retrimmed to include seats, carpets, etc.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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


Minor: Major:


Fully rewired at the time of restoration.

Vehicle History

About the 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