# REGRETFULLY WITHDRAWN #1971 Triumph Spitfire Mk IV 1300

Lot: 276

Estimate (£): 5,000 - 7,000
(+buyer’s premium of 9.6% including VAT @ 20%)
Offered for sale is a 1.3L 1971 Triumph Spitfire Mk IV manual that has been with the current owner for the last 5 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 98 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

An older restoration that remains in lovely condition...


  • Refinished in Triumph New White. Super paintwork and straight and even panel gaps
  • The chassis appears sound and has been treated with a Waxoyl and underseal solution 
  • The engine was rebuilt in September 2018 and has covered 14,888 miles since then
  • K&N filters refurbed. Electronic ignition. Recent spark plugs, fresh oil, oil filter and pressure switch
  • On silver Minilites and looking really smart, this little Spitfire seems remarkable value

This car was consigned by Nick Bicknell. Please feel free to contact Nick on 07957 279000 / nickb@classiccarauctions.co.uk

Lot Details

Registration: JLE 384 K RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1971 Engine size: 1.3L
Make: Triumph Odometer reading (miles): 14888
Model: Spitfire Mk IV MOT expiry: 2020-06-27
Warranted: No Chassis number: FH7117HE

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 98 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Rebuilt several years ago and finished in Triumph New White [photos available].  The paintwork is in fantastic condition and all body panels are straight and panel gaps are even.


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


The interior is in good condition along with the carpets and the carpeted spare wheel cover. 


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


The engine was rebuilt in September 2018 and has covered 14,800 miles since then. Twin SU carbs with K&N filters; the K&Ns were treated to a specialist refurb during the MOT. Electronic ignition, new spark plugs and new oil change. New oil filter and pressure switch fitted at the same time.


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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


The chassis is strong along with the floor pans and in great condition. The chassis was treated with a wax oil and underseal solution in September 2018 [see photos]. All brake pads and shoes are in great condition [recent replacement of rear brake cylinders].


Minor: Major:


All electrics are in great condition along with the standard Smiths instrument panel.

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