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The Herald - A True British Triumph

Advantages: Ahead of its time
Disadvantages: Handled very poorly. Slow.

...~ When I was a teenager back in 1963, the first car my father ever bought was an old Ford Anglia in which I learned my basic driving skills. Three years later it was traded in, and a brand spanking new car arrived on the doorstep. A Triumph Herald 12/ ...

the_mad_cabbie 16.12.2003 · Read full review
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Heralding in A New Era With Old Parts

Advantages: Ease of maintenance. Running costs. Quite advanced in many ways
Disadvantages: Strange mixture of old and new ideas. 'Odd' cornering to say the least

I guess we all remember our first cars with a degree of affection, especially when the rose-coloured glasses of a thirty-three-year passage of time enhance that memory. SOB STORY I didn’t have anyone to treat me to driving lessons on my 17th birthda ...

BNibbles 11.05.2004 · Read full review
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Chocks Away

Advantages: Great fun to drive
Disadvantages: VERY basic motoring

~ ~ Triumph was an old, indigenous UK car manufacturer who later went on to become part of the British Leyland Group of companies, back in the (good old?) days when there was still such a thing as an indigenous UK car manufacturer. They were well made mo ...

the_mad_cabbie 28.11.2003 · Read full review
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Triumph Spitfire - a REAL car

Advantages: A piece of history, a genuine sports car
Disadvantages: You need to be commited

...I have just bought my second Spitfire. However, both are going to be a project to keep me sane. The Triumph Spitfire is a true example of British 1960's - 70's sports car. The Spitfire came in various guises, The Spitfire 4, Spitfire Mk II, Mk III, Mk ...

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My Triumph Spitfire

Advantages: Cheap insurance and purchase price, an investment, easy to maintain, looks cool.
Disadvantages: It's old and so you have to take it easy, you'll have to get breakdown cover.

Due to the recent spell of hot weather, I decided to start looking for new cars and convertibles in particular. I didn't have much to spend and was looking for something that I could sell at a later date and not loose too much money on. After performi ...

Virgin 06.08.2001 · Read full review
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