The Immediate Predecessor to the TR2-TR8 Series
The Triumph 2000 Roadster is of particular interest to the Triumph enthusiast, as it is the immediate predecessor to the well-known TR2-TR8 series of sports cars. A lesser known distinction for the car is that it was the last production car to feature a rumble seat. (A “dickey seat” in England.)
The 2000 Roadster is essentially the same as the prior Triumph 1800 Roadster, with minor changes, and the Standard Vanguard 2088cc engine.
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Roadster 2000 Production Dates and Numbers
Well, we’d like to have some information on commission numbers, and overall production figures, but haven’t yet had the chance to get this information into HTML.
However, we can provide the following figures on torque/power from the venerable Standard Vanguard 2088cc engine which powered the 2000 Roadster:
|Standard Vanguard 2088cc, 4 cylinders
|68 bhp at 4200rpm
|108 lb-ft at 4000rpm
Source: Triumph factory data
Roadster 2000 Spare Parts Fact Sheet
In addition to some bits and pieces from the standard USA Triumph Parts suppliers , spares for the 1800 and 2000 roadster are readily available from the Triumph Roadster Club located in England.
Dale Burchett, firstname.lastname@example.org , writes:
I have owned a Triumph 2000 Roadster since 1989. It took 3 years to restore, and the Triumph Roadster Club provided a wealth of information before, during and after the restoration process. We show the car and enjoy it tremendously.