1955 TRIUMPH TR2 – OVERDRIVE
Produced on 14 July 1955, it was delivered and registered in the USA.
Imported to Holland in the 90s.
In 1997 the Dutch owner obtained the certificate from the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust which shows that the car corresponds to the original colors and numbers.
In October 2012 obtained the FIVA Certificate from a Dutch retailer.
In December 2012 the car was sold to an Italian dealer who registered it and after three months sold it to the first Italian owner who has kept it up to the present day.
In 2015 the owner obtained the regularity form for ACI/CSAI historic cars.
In 2022 it is accompanied by the ASI certificate of historical and collectible relevance.
Over the years, the car has always been regularly subjected to periodic inspections and numerous repair and maintenance works documented by accounts and photographs.
In particular, the most significant interventions are summarized by the owner in the following list:
At the time of purchase the indicated km were 4,850
January 2018: at 10,000 km the engine was completely redone with replacement of the adequate unleaded petrol head, overdrive solenoid and clutch cylinder replaced.
March 2019: replacement of half-shaft bearings, cartridge oil filter kit installed
May 2019: rear telescopic shock absorber kit
June 2019: radiator overhaul
October 2019: replacement of the left half shaft
May 2022: distributor and HT cables replaced
January 2023: oil and filter replacement km 14,579
The engine has only traveled 4,800 km since the total overhaul.