Purchased from Triumph Coventry in May 1962 as a North American Export and shipped from the King George Dock Hull aboard the vessel The Buffalo.
The vehicle was acquired by Mr Dave Arkle in the State of California and remained in his ownership until being returned to the UK in April 2007.
Dave Arkle started a full restoration of the vehicle commencing in 2000 lasting some 4 years. The history file contains a vast array of invoices detailing the restoration work undertaken supported by some photographs totalling $29,708 for parts alone. The restoration was incomplete when the vehicle was acquired by the Classic Carriage Company and returned to the UK.
All correct paperwork remains in the history file including the Commercial Importation from Customs and Excise, the American Title Document known as the Pink Slip, number plate transfer and the V5. The vehicle has a British Motor Industry Heritage Trust certificate number 2007/11049
The restoration work continued over a period of the forthcoming years albeit slowly and the vehicle remained in dry storage until we acquired the vehicle in 2014. Re-commissioning of the vehicle was carried out fitting new tyres, service carburettor’s and fuel pump, chemical clean of fuel tank and fuel lines. Fit new battery, change brake and clutch fluids, engine and gearbox oils.
- Leather Package
- Manual Transmission
Date of Registration 1st January 1962
Chassis Number CT9264-LO
Engine Number CT/9381-E
LHD North American Export
Wheels Chrome Wires