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TRIUMPH TR6 Data Sheet

BASIC PRICE £1474 - 12 - 9d

FACTORY OPTIONS

Wire wheels  (discontinued from CR series, January 1973)

ENGINE DETAILS 150 bhp

6 Cylinder 74.7mm x 95mm 2498cc

Producing 150 bhp at 5500 rpm. Lucas Fuel Injection

Max torque - 164lbs/ft at 3500 rpm

 

LATER 125 bhp model

6 Cylinder 74.7 x 95mm 2498cc

Producing 124 bhp DIN at 5000 rpm

Max torque - 143lbs/ft at 3500 rpm

(Later U.S. Federal versions with emission control which reduced performance - 104 bhp @ 4500rpm)

SUSPENSION DETAILS

Front:  Independent by unequal length double wishbones, coil springs and telescopic dampers. Rack and pinion steering   

Rear: Independent rear suspension (IRS) by semi trailing arm coil springs and lever arm dampers   

Wheels: Pressed steel disc with 5.5j x 15 inch tyres.

 

OPTIONAL 72 spoke wire wheels 5.5K Chrome Plated  

  

PERFORMANCE DATA

 

Mean Maximum Speed - 119 mph     

0 - 30   2.8 secs.  

0 - 50   6.3 secs.  

0 - 60   8.2 secs.  

0 - 90  20.2 secs.  

Standing ¼ mile 16.3 secs    

 

Overall fuel consumption (mpg) - 19.8

   

Quote from Autocar 17 April 1969..... "It is very much a masculine machine, calling for beefy muscles, bold decisions and even ruthlessness on occasion. It could be dubbed the last real sports car".................

     

TR6 Service Information

Original Settings

      

               ENGINE SETTINGS                                                              CAPACITIES

 

Firing Order (No.1 at front) 1,5,3,6,2,4                                           ENGINE    

 

Spark Plug Gap 0.025"                                                  Sump and oil filter 9 pints (5.10L)

                                                                          

Contact Breaker Gap 0.014" to 0.016"                             Sump only. 8 pints (4.25L)

 

Rotation (Distributor) Anti-Clockwise                 Cooling System (inc heater) 11 Pints (6.21L)

 

Dwell Angle 32° - 38°                                       Fuel Tank (approx) pre 72 11 Gallons (50L)

                                                                   

Ignition Timing - Static 12° BTDC  

 

                                                                                         GEARBOX   

Ignition Timing - Idle 4° ATDC   

                                                                                   Non O/Drive 2 Pints (1.13L)  

                     IDLE SPEED                                                 

                                                                         With 'A' type O/Drive 3.5 Pints (2.0L)  

Petrol Injection 700 - 850 RPM                            


Carburetter 800 - 850 RPM                                               With 'J' type O/Drive 2.6 Pints (1.5L)

                                           

Fast Idle Speed Petrol Injection 1300 - 1500 RPM                                                                                    Rear Axle 2.25 Pints (1.27L)  

     "     "    "            Carburettor 1100 - 1300 RPM

 

Valve Clearance (Cold) 0.010"                       Tyre Pressures (Standard Wheels/Tyres - Normal Driving   

                                                    Front Tyres (cold) 22 psi   Rear Tyres (cold) 26 psi  

                         

Vehicle Identification TR6 Petrol Injection Model  Build Records      

 

1968  1969 model year  CP25156  First production car (built 28th Nov 68)  

    

CP25158  Last production car that year  

    

CP25001  first car was probably a prototype  

   

 CKD  CP25002 to CP25145 were CKD  

        

1969  1969 model year  CP25159  Last production car (built 10th Sept 68)   

  

1970 model year  CP50001  First production car (built 1st Sept 69)  

    

CP50464  Last production car that year

 

    CKD  CP50002 to CP50436 believed to be CKD cars  

        

1970       1970 model year  CP50465  First production car (built 1st Jan 70)  

    

CP52785  Last production car that year  

        

 1971          1971 model year  CP52786  First production car (built 1st Jan 71)  

 

    CP54572  Last production car (built 7th Sept 71)

    

CKD  CP54573 to CP54584 were CKD cars

  

1972 model year  CP75001  First production car (built 27th Sept 71)

    

CP7544  Last production car that year

       

 1972          1972 model year  CP75455  First production car (built 3rd Jan 72)

    

CP77718  Last production car (built 21st Sept 72)

  

1973 model year  CR169  First production car (built 15th Nov 72)

    

CR664  Last production car that year

    

CKD  CR1 to CR168 were CKD cars

       

1973        1973 model year  CR665  First production car (built on 2nd Jan 73)

    

CR2911  Last production car (built 17th Oct 73)

  

1974         1974 model year  CR5049  First production car (built 14th Sept 73)

    

CR5612  Last production car that year

    

CKD  CR5001 to CR5048 were CKD cars

       

  1974 model year  CR5613  First production car (built 1st Jan 74)

    

CR6630  Last production car that year

       

  1974 model year  CR6631  First production car (built 1st Jan 75)

  

1975                     CR6701  Last production car (built 7th Feb 75)      

 

TR6 Carburettor Models

      

1968  1969 model year  CC25003 L  First production car (built 19th Sept 68)

    

CC27383 L  Last production car that year

    

CC25001 & CC25002 not yet found in factory build records   

       

1969    1969 model year  CC27384 L  First production car (built 2nd Jan 69)

    

CC32142 L  Last production car (built 19th Dec 69)

  

1970 model year  CC50001 L  First production car (built 22nd Nov 69)

    

CC51032 L  Last production car that year

       

1970      1970 model year  CC51033 L  First production car (built 1st Jan 70)

    

CC60902 L  Last production car that year

       

1971     1971 model year  CC60903 L  First production car (built 1st Jan 71)

    

CC67893 L  Last production car (built 20th Aug 71)

  

1972 model year  CC75001 L  First production car (built 20th Aug 71)

    

CC7881  Last production car that year

       

1972     1972 model year  CC78813 U  First production car (built 3rd Jan 72)

    

CC85737 U  Last production car (built 5th Oct 72)

  

1973 model year  CF1 U  First production car (built 11th Sept 72)

    

CF 4028 U  Last production car that year

       

1973      1973 model year  CF4029 U  First production car (built 2nd Jan 73)

    

CF17002 U  Last production car that year

       

1974     1974 model year  CF17002 U  First production car (built 2nd Jan 74)

    

CF25777 U  Last production car (built 18th Sept 74)

  

1975           model year  CF27001 U  First production car (built 22nd Aug 74)

    

CF29580 U  Last production car that year

       

1975    1975 model year  CF29581 U  First production car (built 2nd Jan 75)

    

CF39991 U  Last production car (built 23rd Aug 75)

  

1976 model year  CF50001 U  First production car (built 29th Aug 75)


CF52314 U  Last production car that year

       

1976     1976 model year  CF52315 U  First production car (built 5th Jan 76)

    

CF58328 U  Last ever production TR6 (built 15th July 1976)

 

TR6 PRODUCTION FIGURE

Produced for the Home Market - 8,370 vehicles


Produced for the Export Market - 86,249 vehicles

Total - 94,619 vehicles

 

The TR6 was MANUFACTURED from November 1968 to July 1976     R.I.P