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Vitesse

Written by Adrian Diehm

The Triumph Vitesse is a compact six-cylinder car built by Standard-Triumph from May 1962 to July 1971. The car was styled by Giovanni Michelotti, and was available in saloon and convertible variants.

 

Vitesse

Engine

 OHV 6 cylinder 

Capacity

1596 cc  or 1998cc

Compression

 

Power

1596cc - 70 BHP @ 5000 RPM (52Kw)

1998cc  - 95 BHP (71Kw)

1998cc MK2 - 104 BHP (78Kw)

Torque

1596cc - 92.5 lb-ft 

Aspiration

Twin Stromberg CD150 carburettors

Gearbox

4 speed manual

Diff Ratio

1998cc - 3.89:1

Suspension

Front: Coil Spring/Wishbone/ Rack & Pinion Steering 

Rear : Transverse Leaf Spring / Swing Axle 

Brakes

Front  Drum

Rear Drum

Performance

0-60           ? seconds

400 Meters   ? seconds

Max Speed   ? MPH 

Fuel Econ.    ? MPG 

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