[ROVERNET - UK] TR7-OT
drew at pitstop.net.au
Thu May 25 01:42:36 BST 2006
The MR2? They came out in 1984 and the TR7 came out in 1975!
Andrew H. Litkowiak wrote:
> 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 hardtop
>>> 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 drawn
>>> to cars you know you shouldn't buy? I need your counsel...
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