MCOB 5

MCOB

Add to my Circle of Trust

Subscribe to reviews

About me:

Member since:17.10.2002

Reviews:10

Members who trust:1

Quote-start

Owning a Triumph Stag

Quote-end
23.10.2002

Advantages:
Hard Top & Convertable all rolled into one

Disadvantages:
Needs to be treated like a princess, but she is one !

Recommendable Yes:

Detailed rating:

Value for Money

Road Handling

Comfort

Fuel consumption

Looks

Features

4 Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful See ratings
very helpful by (20%):
  1. royray
  2. carcrazy
helpful by (80%):
  1. blackpuddinonnabike
  2. Jamie770
  3. andymcf
and 5 other members

View all ratings

The overall rating of a review is different from a simple average of all individual ratings.

Share this review on Google+

Why buy an old car when you can get a new one? Well, if you haven't driven a Stag you will never know! Other than the E type Jag this is the princess of all cars. It is a 4 seater (or maybe 5 at a push) sports car with the wonderful benefit of having a good removable hard top for use in winter or a bad English summer. Early engines had a habit of having problems with their head gaskets but with modern technology this has been resolved. If you are interested in owning one don't be put off by the state of a prospective purchase or the work needed to put it right; it is better to buy a really junky one as you will know what has to be done to make it roadworthy. Also, you don't have to do the work yourself, just find a recommended restorer and keep an eye on it over the restoration period. I bought my rustheap from the person who restored the car for me, then I paid him in stages as the work was done. All in a basic good renovation (including purchase of the car) costs around £8,500; however, if like me you go for leather interior, a coloured hood, walnut dash and matching wooden steering wheel, modern hi-fi system etc. the price is around £11,000. BUT once done it is a collectors piece and worth more that this, with the value increasing all the time!

  Write your own review

Share this review on Google+

« Previous review   Next review »

Rate this review »

How helpful would this review be to a person making a buying decision? Rating guidelines

Rate as exceptional

Rate as somewhat helpful

Rate as very helpful

Rate as not helpful

Rate as helpful

Rate as off topic

Write your own review Write a review and you will earn 0.5p per rating if other members rate your review at least helpful. Write a review and you will earn 0.5p per rating if other members rate your review at least helpful.   Report a problem with this review’s content

Comments about this review »

f1teamferrari 14.08.2007 17:11

i also own a Stag and TR6, love them both- you can't beat British engineering!! great review

andymcf 08.11.2002 01:45

Great cars, but I nearly died when a friend of mine (who [HUSH!] didn't actually have a driving licence) offered me a lift home in one. I declined the offer, but he was bigger than me - and too drunk to argue with. I had no option but to accept. The car turned out to be more robust than both the street lamp and the brick wall it demolished. It was his wife's car. She never forgave him. Can't begin to think why. NOT. Andrew

carcrazy 04.11.2002 19:50

Great opinon, I love Triumphs to and own a Spitfire. I want to buy a Stag next.

Add your comment

max. 2000 characters

  Post comment

Similar offers for Triumph Stag »

1 to 3 out of 40 similar offers for Triumph Stag Show all similar offers
Triumph Stag Embroidered & Personalised Clothing

Triumph Stag Embroidered & Personalised Clothing

triumph stag embroidered clothing the logo is embroidered onto the left hand chest of the ... more

garment and is approx 3 75 mm in size clothing is
available as either a t shirt polo shirt
sweatshirt hoodie or a full zip fleece jacket
personalise your garment by having the vehicle
embroidered in any colour that you would like
please bare in mind that i make every effort
possible to match the car colours as close as
possible to those of the manufacturer but it is
virtually impossible to get an exact matc

 Visit Shop  >
ebay
Postage & Packaging:  £0.00
Availability:  available

Personalised Koolart Triumph Stag Classic Car Baby Bib

Personalised Koolart Triumph Stag Classic Car Baby Bib

home all products feedback contact us about us faq care advice add eminence gifts to your ... more

favorite sellers personalisation all
personalisation instructions are taken after
purchase using the form highlighted in red on this
listing we cannot accept paypal payment notes for
order instructions international buyers please
note import duties taxes and charges are not
included in the item price or p p charges these
charges are the buyer s responsibility payment
options click for details paypal payment

 Visit Shop  >
ebay
Postage & Packaging:  £0.00
Availability:  available

Triumph Leaping Stag Cufflinks + Gift Box Silver

Triumph Leaping Stag Cufflinks + Gift Box Silver

triumph cufflinks printed on sleek looking vinyl great pair of high quality cufflinks ... more

protected with a polyurethane resin dome
substantial 3 mm circular depth design for that
extra feel of quality complete with matching
cufflink box will make a perfect present or treat
for yourself buy now buy with confidence shipping
uk 1 99 overseas 2 99 may take up to 14 working
days to arrive

 Visit Shop  >
ebay
Postage & Packaging:  £1.99
Availability:  available

Product Information »

Product details

Body Type Saloon
Fuel Type Petrol
Type Car
Country of Origin UK
Range Triumph Stag
Manufacturer Triumph

Show all Product Information

More reviews »

Review Ratings »

This review of Triumph Stag has been rated:

"very helpful" by (20%):

  1. royray
  2. carcrazy

The overall rating of a review is different from a simple average of all individual ratings.

Products you might be interested in »

Triumph Herald

Triumph Herald

Triumph - Estate, Van, Convertible, Saloon, Coupe - Petrol

User reviews (2)

Buy Now

Triumph Spitfire

Triumph Spitfire

Triumph - Coupe - Petrol

User reviews (4)

Buy Now

Triumph TR

Triumph TR

Triumph - Saloon, Convertible - Petrol

User reviews (4)

Buy Now



Are you the manufacturer / provider of Triumph Stag? Click here