Bonhams : 1969 Triumph 649cc TR6 Trophy Frame no. DD-46627-TR6 Engine no. DD-46627-TR6
1969 Triumph 649cc TR6 Trophy Frame no. DD-46627-TR6 Engine no. DD-46627-TR6

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Lot 566
1969 Triumph 649cc TR6 Trophy
Registration no. KBF 83H Frame no. DD-46627-TR6 Engine no. DD-46627-TR6

Sold for £ 7,015 (US$ 8,795) inc. premium
1969 Triumph 649cc TR6 Trophy
Registration no. KBF 83H
Frame no. DD-46627-TR6
Engine no. DD-46627-TR6
By the time Triumph introduced unitary construction of the engine/transmission on its 650 twins for 1963, the TR6 Trophy had long been established as the single-carburettor companion to the twin-carb Bonneville, whose specification in all other respects it closely followed. However, although the pair possessed an impeccable engine, Triumph's larger models were widely recognised as lacking in the handling department, especially when compared to rivals Norton. The most important 'tweak' to the Trophy/Bonneville frame was made for the 1967 model year, when a shallower steering head angle was adopted in the interests of better high-speed stability, and road testers duly reported a marked improvement in that respect. By this time Triumph's two 650cc sports roadsters had been updated with 12-volt electrics and a full-width 8" front brake, while other significant improvements for '67 included a new oil pump and an increase in the Trophy's compression ratio to 9.0:1, same as the Bonneville's.

This matching-numbers Trophy was purchased from GB Motorcycles of Christian Malford, Wiltshire in November 2001, and for most of the last 17-plus years has been SORN'd. Accompanying documentation consists of the 2001 sales receipt, SORN paperwork, old/current V5C Registration Certificates, an expired MoT (1998-1999), and a bill for an engine rebuild by Sports Classic Spares dated July 2002.

Footnotes

  • As with all Lots in the Sale, this Lot is sold 'as is/where is' and Bidders must satisfy themselves as to the provenance, condition, age, completeness and originality prior to bidding.

Saleroom notices

  • This lot is now offered with an MOT expiring 04/2020.
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1969 Triumph 649cc TR6 Trophy Frame no. DD-46627-TR6 Engine no. DD-46627-TR6
1969 Triumph 649cc TR6 Trophy Frame no. DD-46627-TR6 Engine no. DD-46627-TR6
1969 Triumph 649cc TR6 Trophy Frame no. DD-46627-TR6 Engine no. DD-46627-TR6
1969 Triumph 649cc TR6 Trophy Frame no. DD-46627-TR6 Engine no. DD-46627-TR6
1969 Triumph 649cc TR6 Trophy Frame no. DD-46627-TR6 Engine no. DD-46627-TR6
1969 Triumph 649cc TR6 Trophy Frame no. DD-46627-TR6 Engine no. DD-46627-TR6
1969 Triumph 649cc TR6 Trophy Frame no. DD-46627-TR6 Engine no. DD-46627-TR6
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