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December 11, 2023

Car Of The Day – Classic Car For Sale – 1975 Triumph TR6

by Mike –

Here is my pick for the classic car for sale today that I would like to own. The first car that I bought was a 1974 Triumph TR6. I did love that car and quite often I think about buying another one.

1975 Triumph TR6

Triumph TR6

1975 Triumph TR6

Triumph TR6

The seller says:

– This is a true car that has survived the test of time
– Documented one owner, 19,000 mile car
– Chassis number CF/37242-U
– Engine number CF/37391-UE

Triumph TR6 engine

– Build date March 17, 1975
– Shipped to North America on April, 28, 1975
– Topaz Yellow
Factory hardtop
– Tonneau cover
– Heater
– Factory disc wheels
– Second set of wire take off wheels
– New red banded tube tire
– The information above is all documented by the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust certificate number 92/6043

Triumph TR6

This Triumph TR6 is for sale at the Mecum Auction in Houston, Texas on April 4-6, 2013.

There is no price estimate.

Triumph TR6 interior


The color of this TR6 is unusual but I love it – yellow with some orange. The factory hardtop is very rare and valuable. A one owner TR6 with only 19,000 miles is quite a find.

There are only two things missing: overdrive which is very nice on the freeway and the regular TR6 factory wheels. I do not think that the TR6 came with wire wheels and this one has two sets! The first thing I would do is put the factory wheels back on which the seller says also come with the car.

I suspect it will sell for around $25,000 – what do you think?

Let us know what you think about this classic Triumph TR6 in the Comments.


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  1. I have always thought these were great looking British roadsters. Is $25k a realistic number? – that seems high.

  2. The price may seem high…until one takes into consideration the costs of restoring one. This one has 2 very hard to find qualifications: a) 19,000 original mi and b) one owner. My friend recently did a wire wheel conversion on his bug eye sprite to a tune of $5000. I’m estimating the top in its current condition to be $1500-$2000. That’s $7k right there. I do agree that the car would be better off with factory rims, but that may require bringing back stock hubs…

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