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Dec 26, 2009 at 11:09 pm
I have to agree with your assessment.
 
 

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1975 Triumph TR7 (canary7)

Last updated Dec 31, 2009  

Photo of a 1975 Triumph TR7 (canary7)

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The car is a 1975 Triumph TR7, first year of the new Triumph 7. It was a non sunroof coupe with a 4 speed. Purchased new through the power of television advertising...the shape of things to come! Nice to drive, handled better than a Impala but had no power. Another 1 year for me car that made way for a 260Z. A shame because they really were good cars but an unfortunate product of the ailing Leyland at the time. In my opinion cars like the Datsun Z and later RX7 just set the standard too high for the TRs and MGs to match. That may not be a popular statement but I can see it even today. I own both a MGB and 240z and even though the MG has more tradition and cache the Z is a far superior car in performance and appointments.