1968 Triumph TR5

Lot: 860

Sold for (£): 35,200
Offered for sale is a 2.5L 1968 Triumph TR5 manual that has been with the current owner for over 10 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 108 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A delightfully restored, matching numbers, UK-supplied, TR5...

  • Carefully looked after during the last eleven years of private ownership
  • Full body respray, Engine, Clutch, Gearbox, Steering, Front and rear suspension, brakes and all hydraulic items all overhauled
  • Replacement cockpit trim, carpets and crash pads, new hood cover, tonneau and hood cover
  • Wire wheels stove-enamelled, Bumpers and over-riders re-chromed
  • Photographic record depicting all stages of work/restoration over the last 10 years.
  • Documented history last 35 years. Heritage Certificate., Fresh MoT until November 2019, issued with no advisories 


Lot Details

Registration: VGH 778F RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1968 Engine size: 2.5L
Make: Triumph Odometer reading (miles): 113260
Model: TR5 MOT expiry: 2019-11-13
Warranted: No Chassis number: CP2607

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 108 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


A full body respray. Bumpers and over-riders re-chromed.


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


Replacement cockpit trim, carpets and crash pads, new hood cover, tonneau and hood cover. 


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Engine overhauled including valve work and head skim.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Clutch and Gearbox overhauled. The car has overdrive. 

Running Gear

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


Prior to me purchasing the car in 2007, the chassis was stripped and stove-enamelled and is as good now as it was then. Front and rear suspension and Steering overhauled. Brakes and all hydraulic items overhauled and wire wheels stove-enamelled. 


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


Documented history for last 35 years. I have in excess of 250 photos depicting all stages of work/restoration of the car over the last 10 years. All work done during this period is recorded and photographed. The Heritage Certificate is present along with a fresh MoT until November 2019, issued with no advisories even though it's not required anymore and a countless number of items, documents, research pieces etc. 

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