The Dolomite Sprints were raced, both in rallies and on circuits - and with
a fair amount of success I believe.
I would love to get hold of one myself, but they very rarely come up for
sale - in New Zealand at least. Her indoors would also frown a bit... I'll
have to make do with what I have got...
74 Stag Man O/D
79 2500S Man O/D
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> To: ZoboHerald@aol.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Triumph Dolomite Sprint
> As an addition to Andy and others who have commented,
> I had the opportunity to drive a very good Dolomite Sprint
> for about six months. This was for about a six month period
> while I was in Europe in the early 1980's. It was an outstanding
> car that was quite quick; good low end torque and excellent
> handling. I loved that car, and I'd love to have one now as it was
> an excellent car to drive; easy to maintain and cheap. IMHO,
> we completely missed out in North America on one of the best
> cars Triumph produced.
> BTW, Does anyone know if it was used in competition?
> Best Regards,
> Kirk Yonker
> 81 TR8 fi
> In a message dated 1/18/2003 5:59:45 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> ZoboHerald@aol.com writes:
> > LHD? Yes. United States? No, nor were any of the "small"
> Triumph sedans that
> > used some form of that basic body structure, including the
> 1300, 1500 and
> > Toledo. Too bad, but then Triumph had only moderate success in
> the US with
> > the Herald and virtually NO success with the potentially
> wonderful 2000.
> > Too
> > bad, really....
> > --Andy
> > Andrew Mace, Vice President, Member Services
> > and 10/Herald/Vitesse (Sports 6) Vehicle Consultant
> > The Vintage Triumph Register <www.vtr.org>
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