1960 Triumph TR3A

This 1960 Triumph TR3A was acquired in the US Midwest, where it likely spent most of its days. Assumingly, it left the factory in black on black. A project car in rough condition, this Triumph needs a thorough nut and bolt restoration.

The body tub has severe rust damage and will require many hours of metalwork. As newly pressed repair panels are readily available, the car is certainly still restorable. It will need at the very least new floor boards, sills, boot and spare wheel compartment floor, rear valence and quarter panel sections. The spare wheel cover lid is missing, but can be ordered new.

The bolt-on boldy panels are in much better condition than the tub, although they will also require metal work.

The chassis looks solid and straight, mostly showing surface rust, with a little perforation on the breast plate.

Although this Triumph TR3A is mostly complete, it is obviously missing several parts. Most noticeable are the spare wheel and spare wheel cover, tail lights, ammeter and temperature gauge. The odometer reads a total of 30.794 mls.

The engine was replaced at some point. It is an earlier TR3A unit, of the correct type, but some 30.000 units prior to the car’s commission number. It is locked up and needs to be completely rebuilt. Standard 4 speed gearbox.

A nice project car for a practical enthusiast with advanced metalworking skills.


This Triumph TR3A has a US title (Indiana) and EU import document (duties paid). Door-to-door delivery possible throughout Europe, contact us for a shipping quote. Visits and inspections by appointment at Dandy Classics in the Netherlands.

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