Triumph Spitfire Mk3 1967-70 disc wheels
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Triumph Spitfire Mk3 1967-70 specifications
Engine
OHV 6 Cylinder in line
Bore: 73.7mm
Stroke: 76mm
Displacement: 1,296cc
Compression ratio: 9:1
Carburettors: single: twin SU HS2
Power output: 75bhp at 6000rpm

Performance
Maximum speed: 95 mph
Acceleration, 0-60mph: 14secs
Overall fuel consumption: 31.3mpg

Transmission
Clutch: single dry plate,
Gearbox: 4-speed, synchromesh on
2nd, 3rd and top gears
Ratios: Top 1.0, 3rd 1.39, 2nd 2.18,
1st 3.76, final drive Hypoid bevel
Final drive ratio: 4.11:1

Construction
All metal body on backbone frame

Brakes
Hydraulic, Front: disk, Rear: drums

Steering
Rack and pinion, 3.75 turns lock to lock
Turning circle: 24ft

Suspension
Front: independant coil and wishbones
Rear: swing axle, trailing radius arms, tranverse leaf spring
Shock absorbers: telescopic front & rear

Wheels
Bolt-on disc wheels, wire wheel optional,
145 x 13” radial ply tyres

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 83in
Track - front: 49in
Track - rear: 48in
Overall length: 12ft 6in
Overall width: 4ft 10in
Overall height: 3ft 11in
Kerb weight: 14.5cwt
Tank capacity: 8.75 gallons

Production
Mk lll 1967-70: 65,320
Total(1962-1980 Mk1-1500): 314,332