Triumph Spitfire

US $12,000.00
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Miami Beach, Florida, United States

Features and Specifications

Make: Triumph
Model: Spitfire
SubModel: Spitfire
Year: 1979
Mileage: 38,340
VIN: FM97228U
Color: Orange
Cylinders: 4
Transmission: Manual
Interior color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear

1979 Triumph Spitfire

This 1979 Triumph Spitfire has been in Wisconsin since new and was acquired from the second owner a year ago. Power is provided by a 1493 Inline four mated to a 4 speed manual gearbox. $4K in mechanical upgrades by the previous owner include a complete suspension rebuild with new Koni Reds and GAZ shocks, new fuel pump, alternator, battery, tune-up, and installation of a Pace Setter header and exhaust. The Vermillion Red paintwork is original and presents well in photographs with minor chips and scratches, along with some grazing on the hood. The car received a comprehensive suspension overhaul in the last 12 months which included: New bushings front and rear New front trunions New rear transverse leaf spring New GAZ adjustable sport shocks front New Koni Red shocks rear New sway bar links The front shocks have been paired with a set of shorter springs that bring the nose down to the European ride height. The cabin shows no splits in the dash. No excessive wear in the carpeting. Door cards show some minor slack in the surfacing but appear free of any rips or tears in the vinyl. An aftermarket CD unit has been fitted, and a new directional indicator stalk was installed. The seats are original and are in good shape except for a slight tear on the seat seam of the drivers seat. The top is in good serviceable condition. The motor runs beautifully and was upgraded with the removal of the air pump and ERG valve, installation of a higher flow SPAL radiator fan, and PaceSetter armor coated exhaust header, and sport exhaust. Additional work includes: New fuel pump New Lucas alternator New battery Full fluid and filter change Complete Tune-up Included in the sale are the invoices incurred during the last ownership, in addition to the owners manual, maintenance log and passport to service.


*Please bid only if you plan on purchasing. A non-refundable deposit is required within 24 hours of auction ending.We will not be responsible for buyer’s remorse or problems found to said vehicle once they have left our property. ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH MOTORCYCLE BEING SOLD WHERE IS, AS IS! The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent of any bidder. The vehicle is available for inspection prior to bidding.
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