Tradition and 'sportmanship' are two qualities that can be found in English sports cars. Good old Brittain used to produce real sports cars at reasonable prices. Albert is a techie and regularly dives into the garage to tinker, not only to improve the classic, but also to spend the time usefully. And he doesn't stop there, there is indeed driving. Also in the Triumph TR6 from 1974 that shines in this article.
By: Dirk de Jong
Albert: “In these times when the new cars are too complicated to tinker yourself, it is a pleasure to drive a car with personality. I have next to this Triumph TR6 a rich variety of classics. My first car, a Fiat 127, was preserved. I also have the fate of a long standing still Triumph TR7 and freed her from a 'humiliating' position. Also a Volvo Amazon (especially for rallies) is in my collection. In short, classic driving is more for me than driving around in an old car.”
About 3000 of different types are still registered in the Netherlands, perhaps not all of them in motion. So there is a good chance that you will still find quite a few on the road on summer days. The club feeling is also strong, it is an important means of pleasant communication with other like-minded people.
When Albert de Triumph TR6 bought in 2008 it was in excellent condition. Only the technology had to be improved. It has become a reliable and pleasant driving car. When the weather is nice, he can enjoy the open drive. His eyes then gleam like the lacquer of his pale yellow beauty. We understand that, there's nothing like a classic, right? What do you think?
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