The series 2 looked better with the single-frame front end, one of Michelotti’s triumphs, if you’ll pardon the pun.
The car here still has a lot going for it: great detailing around the glasshouse and smashing proportions, power and comfort. Was it British or Italian? The Italian cars never looked so strong and the British cars seldom so imaginatively detailed.
The driver’s ashtray is a drawer with a wooden front located centrally; the passengers’ are in the doors just below the doorcaps. The driver’s tray might be a bit high for comfort.
The production run from 1963 to 1976 hinted all was ungood at Triumph. Tomorrow we will see another saloon that lurked on the price lists too long.