Author: Mark Jones

1976 Triumph TR6

Like many old sports cars, they were frequently run into the ground, with body and mechanical repairs made via cannibalising other cars {vsig}2005-11_1892{/vsig} Produced from 1969 to 1976, the Triumph TR6 marked the end of the line for the traditional sports car. As such, they have become much sought after […]

1973 Jaguar E-Type Series III V12 Coupe

While the SIII roadster, with its longer wheelbase and flared wheel wells, could be considered an attractive design by most admirers, the 2+2 coupe is another matter altogether   {vsig}2005-2_1817{/vsig} Testing the new E-type Series III back in 1972, Road & Track reckoned the new V12 power unit, “a sheer […]

1955 Triumph TR2 Roadster

Some early TR2s were immediately re-sprayed by their owners, changing effeminate colors like Olive Yellow and Geranium to more traditional ones like British Racing Green The post-war Standard-Triumph company, like most manufacturers of the period, found strong demand for its products. Exports were critical to the survival of the English […]

1962 Jaguar XKE SI 3.8 Convertible

Raise the bonnet and you are treated to one of the most beautiful engine layouts in sports car motoring. As Sir William Lyons was rumored to have said, “It costs no more to make it pretty” {vsig}2004-11_1461{/vsig} The E-type is one of those rare gifts to the automotive world, the […]