Exceptional Triumph GT6

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20 exceptional triumph gt6
In addition to a skilled sheet metal worker, the 'renovator' must also have been a good plasterer. To complete the job, a spoiler was also attached to it ... 

In the sixties and seventies it was fashionable to 'pump up' existing coachwork. That is to say, to widen the fenders extremely, so that a simple home-garden-and-kitchen car looked like a real racing or rally car. Provided with very wide rims and tires. That 'pumping up' of course still happens. Both on the circuits and in the rally world. Ford Escort 1100's transformed into bubble arch Twin Cam or 2000RS. In addition to the aforementioned Fords, Porsches of the 911 and Alfa Romeos type fell victim to such modifications. As an exception, we recently experienced the Triumph GT6 that we recently saw standing in a British garden - in the driveway. Deerlijk modified in the seventies and negligibly neglected since about twenty-five years ...

Photo above): Typically a case of modifications as it was done in the sixties and seventies. Now, just like the building, it looks a bit (...) neglected.

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