Friday, 27 August 2010

History of the Triumph Sports Cars DVD's

J. Clancy Productions has released this fantastic collection of Triumph DVD's available to purchase individually from TDC Automotive Ltd. These excellently produced DVDs chart the history of each vehicle from conception to production and it's continual development throughout its life. This includes a look into the prototypes which eventually inspired or became the production models and also a look at the prototypes which never made it on to the production line. With interviews from their designers, explaining how and why the cars where designed the way they were. Each DVD contains extensive archive footage and Images, for this alone, John Clancy should be praised. With Nigel Thom providing a detailed and concise narration and with the interviews revealing the inner workings and secrets of Standard Triumph and British Leyland, these DVD's really are a Triumph lover’s dream!


Traditional Triumph TR
The Complete Story of the Triumph TR Marque from TR2-6
The seperate chassis TR was to run from 1953 until 1976 - a period whichsaw turmoil within the British motor industry. But through it all the TR survived and brought the Triumph name acclaim and recognitionthroughout the world. From the moment the TR2 was unvieled the company would forever be associated with sports cars; a reputation thatcontinues to the present day....read more
Code Name Bullet
TR7: The Iconic Retro Wedge of the 70's
The biggest selling of all the Triumph TR sports cars and the last of the line
The car did not have an easy life. It was conceived and engineered at a time when the British motor industry was in turmoil; build quality was poor; it didn't have the performance to match its looks and many commentators could not understand its futuristic styling. Ultimately the surviving cars have proved the critics wrong and become sought after, eye catching, classic sports cars....read more

Code Name Bomb
The Complete Story of the Triumph Spitfire and GT6
Well over 300,000 Spitfires were sold during the 18 years the model wasin production. This combined with over 40,000 of its close relative, theGT6, made the model a resounding success for the Standard Triumphfactory. Tracing the history of the car from its Triumph Herald origins, the styling by Michelotti, the Works rally and Le Mans race car efforts, all the way to the last of the line Spitfire 1500, this film is packed with archive material, interviews with former Triumph personnel, historians and enthusiasts, plus a wealth of new footage shot exclusively for this release including the Works race and rally cars as they appear today....read more
Code Name Stag
Triumph Stag: The Legendary 2+2 Sporting Grand Tourer
The Stag was a new concept for a mass produced British car; this was a grand tourer to compete with brands such as Alfa Romeo and Mercedes boasting an all new V8 engine, styling by Giovanni Michelotti and a marketing campaign aimed squarely at the young executive. Yet despite all this, the car was a financial failure for British Leyland with less than 26,000 cars built during its seven year production run.
However, soon after the cessation of production in 1977 and despite all the problems, the Stag quickly attained classic status. As a result a high percentage of these cars have survived and are still providing enjoyment to thousands of Triumph enthusiasts all over the world...read more

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