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Production
Home market: 18
Export market: 2493
From: May 1980
Until: 1981

The TR8 combined Rover's V8 engine with the TR7s chassis to produce one the most desirable Triumph sportscars, unfortunately it was only available in the US market. Only 18 pre-production prototype were built for the UK market, although there are many converted TR7s around.

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Engine

V8 overhead valve.
capacity: 3527 cc
Max power: 135 bhp
Max torque: 119 lb/f
Transmission

5 speed manual
Suspension & Steering

front: independant with macpherson struts, coil spings and telescopic dampers
rear: live axle with coil springs and telescopic dampers
steering: rack and pinion
Braking
front: 9.5in disc
rear: 9in drum
Dimensions

Length: 164.3in
Width: 66.2in
Height: 49.5in
Performance
Top speed: 135
0 - 60: 8.4