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Triumph Spitfire

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The Triumph Spitfire is a small British two-seat sports car, introduced at the London Motor Show in 1962. [1]

48 relations: ACDelco, Austin A30, Austin-Healey Sprite, Autocar (magazine), BorgWarner, British International Motor Show, British Leyland, Camshaft, Canley, Catalytic converter, Chassis, Compression ratio, Convertible, Corgi Classics, Cylinder head, Dinky Toys, Double wishbone suspension, Exhaust gas recirculation, Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout, George Turnbull (businessman), Giovanni Michelotti, Inline-four engine, Italy, Left- and right-hand traffic, Leyland Motors, Manual transmission, MG Midget, Overdrive (mechanics), Overhead valve engine, Parts bin special, Rack and pinion, Sports car, Standard Motor Company, Straight-six engine, SU Carburettor, Supermarine Spitfire, Swing axle, Triumph 1300, Triumph 2000, Triumph Fury, Triumph GT6, Triumph Herald, Triumph Motor Company, Triumph Stag, Triumph TR6, Triumph TR7, Triumph Vitesse, Zenith Carburettor Company (British).


ACDelco is an American automotive parts brand owned by General Motors (GM).

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Austin A30

The Austin A30 is a small family car produced by Austin from May 1952 to September 1956.

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Austin-Healey Sprite

The Austin-Healey Sprite is a small open sports car which was produced in the United Kingdom from 1958 to 1971.

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Autocar (magazine)

Autocar is a weekly British automobile magazine published by Haymarket Motoring Publications Ltd.

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BorgWarner Inc. is an American worldwide automotive industry components and parts supplier.

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British International Motor Show

The British International Motor Show was held regularly between 1903 and 2008, initially in London at Crystal Palace, Olympia and then Earl's Court before moving to the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham in 1978, where it stayed until May 2004.

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British Leyland

British Leyland was an automotive engineering and manufacturing conglomerate formed in the United Kingdom in 1968 as British Leyland Motor Corporation Ltd (BLMC), following the merger of Leyland Motors and British Motor Holdings.

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A camshaft is a shaft to which a cam is fastened or of which a cam forms an integral part.

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Canley is a suburban neighbourhood located in southwest Coventry, England.

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Catalytic converter

A catalytic converter is an exhaust emission control device that converts toxic gases and pollutants in exhaust gas from an internal combustion engine into less-toxic pollutants by catalyzing a redox reaction (an oxidation and a reduction reaction).

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A chassis (plural chassis) is the internal framework of an artificial object, which supports the object in its construction and use.

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Compression ratio

The static compression ratio of an internal combustion engine or external combustion engine is a value that represents the ratio of the volume of its combustion chamber from its largest capacity to its smallest capacity.

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A convertible or cabriolet is a passenger car that can be driven with or without a roof in place.

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Corgi Classics

Corgi Classics Limited is a famous die-cast model manufacturer which has its origins in the Corgi Toys brand introduced by Mettoy in 1956.

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Cylinder head

In an internal combustion engine, the cylinder head (often informally abbreviated to just head) sits above the cylinders on top of the cylinder block.

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Dinky Toys

Dinky Toys was the brand name for die-cast Mazak zinc alloy miniature vehicles produced by Meccano Ltd.

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Double wishbone suspension

In automobiles, a double wishbone suspension is an independent suspension design using two (occasionally parallel) wishbone-shaped arms to locate the wheel.

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Exhaust gas recirculation

In internal combustion engines, exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) is a nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions reduction technique used in petrol/gasoline and diesel engines.

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Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout

In automotive design, an FR, or front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout is one where the engine is located at the front of the vehicle and driven wheels are located at the rear.

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George Turnbull (businessman)

Sir George Henry Turnbull, CEng, FIMechE (17 October 1926 – 22 December 1992) was a UK automobile executive best remembered in the UK for his period as managing director of the Austin-Morris Division of British Leyland.

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Giovanni Michelotti

Giovanni Michelotti (6 October 1921 – 23 January 1980) was one of the most prolific designers of sports cars in the 20th century.

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Inline-four engine

The inline-four engine or straight-four engine is a type of inline internal combustion four-cylinder engine with all four cylinders mounted in a straight line, or plane along the crankcase.

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Left- and right-hand traffic

The terms right-hand traffic (RHT) and left-hand traffic (LHT) refer to the practice, in bidirectional traffic situations, to keep to the right side or to the left side of the road, respectively.

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Leyland Motors

Leyland Motors Limited was a British vehicle manufacturer of lorries, buses and trolleybuses.

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Manual transmission

A manual transmission, also known as a manual gearbox, a standard transmission or colloquially in some countries (e.g. the United States) as a stick shift is a type of transmission used in motor vehicle applications.

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MG Midget

The MG Midget is a small two-seater sports car produced by MG from 1961 to 1979.

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Overdrive (mechanics)

Overdrive is a term used to describe the operation of an automobile cruising at sustained speed with reduced engine revolutions per minute (RPM), leading to better fuel consumption, lower noise, and lower wear.

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Overhead valve engine

An overhead valve engine (OHV engine), or "pushrod engine", is a reciprocating piston engine whose poppet valves are sited in the cylinder head.

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Parts bin special

A parts bin special is vehicle constructed from all or mostly pre-designed parts.

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Rack and pinion

A rack and pinion is a type of linear actuator that comprises a pair of gears which convert rotational motion into linear motion.

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Sports car

A sports car, or sportscar, is a small, usually two-seater, two-door automobile designed for spirited performance and nimble handling.

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Standard Motor Company

The Standard Motor Company Limited was a motor vehicle manufacturer, founded in Coventry, England, in 1903 by Reginald Walter Maudslay.

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Straight-six engine

The straight-six engine or inline-six engine (often abbreviated I6 or L6) is an internal combustion engine with the cylinders mounted in a straight line along the crankcase with all the pistons driving a common crankshaft (straight engine).

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SU Carburettor

SU carburettors are a brand of carburettor of the constant depression type.

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Supermarine Spitfire

The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft used by the Royal Air Force and other Allied countries before, during and after World War II.

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Swing axle

A swing axle is a simple type of independent (rear wheel) suspension designed and patented by Edmund Rumpler in 1903.

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Triumph 1300

The Triumph 1300 is a medium/small 4-door saloon car that was made between 1965 and 1970 by Standard Triumph in Coventry, England, under the control of Leyland Motors.

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Triumph 2000

The Triumph 2000 is a mid-sized, rear wheel drive automobile which was produced in Coventry by the Triumph Motor Company between 1963 and 1977.

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Triumph Fury

The Triumph Fury was a two-door convertible prototype by the Standard-Triumph Company of Coventry.

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Triumph GT6

The Triumph GT6 is a 6-cylinder sports coupé built by Standard-Triumph, based on their popular Triumph Spitfire convertible.

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Triumph Herald

The Triumph Herald is a small two-door car introduced by the Standard-Triumph Company of Coventry in 1959 and made through to 1971.

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Triumph Motor Company

The Triumph Motor Company was a British car and motor manufacturing company in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Triumph Stag

The Triumph Stag is a 2+2 sports tourer sold between 1970 and 1978 by the British Triumph Motor Company, styled by Italian designer Giovanni Michelotti.

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Triumph TR6

The Triumph TR6 (1968–76) is a sports car built by British Triumph Motor Company between 1968 and 1976.

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Triumph TR7

The Triumph TR7 is a sports car which was manufactured from September 1974 to October 1981 by the Triumph Motor Company (which was part of British Leyland) in the United Kingdom.

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Triumph Vitesse

The Triumph Vitesse is a compact six-cylinder car built by Standard-Triumph from May 1962 to July 1971.

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Zenith Carburettor Company (British)

The Zenith Carburetter Company Limited was a British company making carburettors in Stanmore Middlesex founded in 1910.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triumph_Spitfire

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