1972 Triumph Stag
The Stag started as a styling experiment cut & shaped from a 63/64 pre-production triumph 2000 Saloon styled by Giovanni Michelotti, his agreement was if Harry Webster (Director of engineering at Triumph) liked the concept Triumph could use the prototype as the basis for a new model , Webster loved the design and took the prototype back to England. The end result a 2 door drop-head convertible, the Triumph Stag was born.
Manufacturer – Triumph
Model – Stag
Year – 1972
Engine Size – 3.0L
Transmission – 4 Speed Automatic
Fuel – Petrol
This rather charming Stag has a huge history file, having been in the same ownership for the past 25 years or so, the owner obviously cherished this car and has treated it over the years to all that it required and thankfully stored all or most of the receipts. Over the past 23 years this Stag has received a complete ground up restoration with every aspects of the vehicle being treated at a cost of close to £25,000. This extensive schedule of work is detailed below. Together with a large box of receipts there is a collection of photographs detailing the 1997 bodywork repairs and re-paint.
Full restoration including engine
Re-build, bodywork panels replaced,
Body-work repaired as required plus re spray
Supply and fit inner arches, fuel tank etc
full exhaust system, reconditioned rev counter and speedo front lower valance, renewed dashboard veneer, various switches, grommets and bulbs
Supply and fit black mohair hood and frame
Supply and fit all new chrome
Strip and rebuild engine, New piston rings, flywheel, Water pump, timing chain, Regrind crank, skim head, Plugs, Oil and filter, all fluids
Kenlowe fan , Spax front suspension
legs plus all mounting parts, brake
discs & pads plus fitting kit, Roll bar all new suspension poly-bushes
Ignition coil, top and bottom hoses
half shafts, recondition carbs, replace
fuel line and hose clips etc
Oil and filter change, replace sump
gasket, fix oil leak
Supply and fit new oil pump
Supply and fit 4 speed Auto gear box,
full service, MOT, rebuild rear breaks
complete with parts, General
Adjustments to auto gearbox, Fit new break shoes and kit, braided break hoses, Plus Oil
Full set of tailored mats, Set of Chrome wheel nuts, Rear lamp
Lens and bulb holder, sun visors
Supply and fit track control arms, poly bushes, ball joints,
Anti-Roll bar links, Suspension and Body Mounts
Full service, MOT, Head Gasket, Cylinder Heads Skim, New Hoses,
Anti Freeze, Steering rack Gator Plus Labour
Refurbishment to r/h seat headrest
Full service, supply and fit front wheel bearings,
replace carburetor link rod end.
Since arriving at Memory Lane Classics we have added to the above expenditure by welding in a small panel to the bottom of the N/S front wing, replacing some of the dash walnut trim, completely removing and polishing all the chrome-work and completely repainting the whole car in its original colour of pimento red and carrying out a full service.
This beautiful Triumph Stag is absolutely stunning and drives like a dream. It carries a current MOT until 19th August 2020, the speedometer was zeroed at the time of the restoration and engine rebuild and is currently displaying 14074, the previous MOT as at 20th August 2019 showed the mileage at 14043 an increase of 31miles over the past 6months or so. Since the restoration this Stag has covered an average of approximately 600 miles per year.
Due to current social distancing rules like many we are now open but with new safety measures in place. In the first instance please phone 07497 087603 to discuss purchasing this wonderful car.