The Triumph TR3 is a sports car produced by Standard-Triumph in the United Kingdom between 1955 and 1962. The facelifted variant, unofficially known as the "TR3A", went into production in 1957 and the final version, unofficially the "TR3B", was produced in 1962.
The TR3 was usually supplied as an open 2-seater with the occasional rear seat. Bolt-on steel hardtops were available as extras.
The car was powered by a 1991cc straight-4 OHV engine with 95hp initially rising to 100hp at 5000rpm. The four-speed manual transmission could be supplemented with an overdrive unit. In 1956 the front brakes were changed from drums to discs.
The wheels measured 15" x 4.5" wide, with optional 48-wires wire wheels. Wire wheels were usually painted. The front disc or drum brakes and rear drums had no pedal assist.
The weight was considerably more than that of the Morgan +4 and the "Bath Tub" (pre-911) Porsches, but not much more than that of the MGA and the MGB. All except the Morgan, which had the same engine, were considerably less powerful.
Although the car responded well in most conditions, there were a number of minor inconveniences. The chassis, which was also used for the TR2, TR3, TR3A and TR4, had limited suspension and the car was a bit high and narrow for a real sports car.
The TR3 is a true roadster, designed for sunny weather with detachable rain protection. It has a convertible top, removable side curtains and low doors with padding to rest your arm on.
13,377 examples of the original "pre-facelifted" TR3 were produced, of which 1,286 were sold in the UK, the rest were mainly exported to the United States.
High quality Triumph TR3 classic cars at E&R Classics
The quality of our classic cars comes first at E&R Classics and our classic cars have often been extensively restored. They are both optically and technically in very good condition. Before our Triumph TR3 classic cars are sold, they are thoroughly checked by our own workshop against no fewer than 125 criteria. 20 of our own specialized mechanics work in this workshop who do everything they can to deliver the classic cars in top condition. For more information about maintenance of your classic car and our own workshop, click here.
Buy a Triumph TR3 classic car
Buying a Triumph TR3 classic car is a special event. Of course, it is important that you choose the right TR3, one that meets your needs and expectations. To get the right idea of your dream car, we have made an extensive photo report for each Triumph that you can easily view on our full service website. You will also find background information about the classic car, 360 degree photos and a video. Would you rather visit our showroom to view your dream Triumph? Then you are most welcome in our showroom in Waalwijk, the Netherlands.
ERclassics offers various Triumph TR3 classics in different colours and designs. Whatever your goal, we have something for everyone. Whether you go on holiday with your classic car, visit shows and events or take small pleasure rides. Our salespeople are ready to provide you with tailor-made advice so that you can be sure that you are buying the right Triumph classic. Would you like to know more about routes and tours that you can participate in with your classic car? Then click here.
Trade in or sell your Triumph TR3 oldtimer
At ER Classics you can not only buy classic cars, but we also offer you the option to sell or trade in your current classic car. If you would like more information about selling or trading in your classic car, please contact one of our specialized sellers. You can of course also visit our showroom to discuss the possibilities.
ER Classics has the right classic Triumph TR3 for you!
What are the benefits of buying a Triumph TR3 classic from ER Classics?
- Wide range of Triumph classics for sale
- All classic cars have been thoroughly checked by our own workshop
- Own workshop with 20 mechanics
- Registration and inspections
- Worldwide transport to the door
- High quality and service
- Trade-in options
- Customers rate us with a 8.9