[ROVERNET - UK] TR7-OT
Andrew H. Litkowiak
andylit at runbox.com
Wed May 24 14:48:04 BST 2006
If you like the look, you like the look. No guts with that puny little 4 banger,
at least the way it was set up here.
From a market standpoint, they were the wrong car at the wrong time, at least
in the US. The TR7 sealed the fate of Triumph in the US. They tried to cash in
on the perceived success of the Fiat X1/9 and the Toyota MR2, to no avail.
Try this web site http://www.team.net/TR8/ for mucho info.
Stephen JC Beer wrote:
> Hello Glen,
> I say go for it.
> If anyone gives you lip, snatch them bald-headed.
> I like the period Bay City Rollers plaid seats on some of them.
> They are simple enough to undo the lame Leylandisms and look
> retro-modern in a "shape of things to come" sort of way.
> There was a longer, hatch-back version (which they never built) which
> took the slash style and went even further with it. Quite cool.
> They are British and represent the end of a very important line.
> Stephen Beer
> Milan NY
> On May 24, 2006, at 6:26 AM, Glen Wilson wrote:
>> Someone please help me! I'm finding myself unaccountably attracted to
>> TR7s that keep popping up on the internet, and I'm afraid I might buy
>> one in
>> a moment of weakness. Has anyone else had similar experiences of being
>> to cars you know you shouldn't buy? I need your counsel...
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