1971 Triumph GT6 MKIII Good Base To RestoreFound this British sports car in original yellow paint over black leather being offered for sale by its owner asking for $16,500, located in central LA. As shown here is the 3rd generation GT version of the Spitfire known as GT6 MKIII released in 1971.
No words about rebuilding or refurbishing, seems like the original example of the Triumph GT6 1971 MK3 is on the market today. Powered by a 2.0-liter inline-six mated to a four-speed manual transmission with 94000 miles shown by the odometer, it could be a perfect base to restore.
As you've seen here is a two-seater two-door fastback, with an original-rimmed steering wheel on wood-dash fronts, completely instrumentation consisting of a 160-mph speedometer, a tachometer, including a cassette stereo, and a radio. Overall the interior looks a good shape far from rotten or torn but needs a reupholstery job to be perfect.
Very less info on the engine part, but it's a good angle view by photos, making it show well the engine detailed is a 2.0-liter inline-six claimed is run good and strong. Despite the fact, this is a non-runner, looks quite well cared for in its age. The engine side would be the main factor in what a wonderful survivor it appears to be. GT6s aren’t the most valuable British car you can buy, but this one looks perfect if you’re seeking a project that doesn’t have a lot of homework to sort out.
Detail about this car by owner
1971 Triumph GT6 with Functional Overdrive and Original paint, tinted triplex windows strong motor, full size spare with matching tires all lights work horn works and runs great good brakes the first gear synchro is not working as new.
all gages work as do the night running side lights, dash lights, back up lights work as do the blinkers. New dash top and leather visors, passenger side and driver side rear view mirror, the seat backs are not matching there are touch ups on the paint for scratches, and the little bit of surface rust at the rear lower fender, the bumpers are straight and the rear bumper has a little nick in it on the passenger side. The car has new carpet and a new overdrive switch, the shifter is nice and tight as it was just refurbished. its got a am/fm radio and cassette tape player with 2, 6 in speakers that sound good, the ignition switch was renewed with original triumph part. and its got the passenger side parcel shelf (glove box) missing Drivers side. wood dash is original, overall a great little car. and if your reading this you know how rare these cars are. and its Italian styling with the 6 cylinder engine is quite a car.
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