Triumph Vitesse 2 Litre Convertible 1966-68
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Triumph Vitesse 2 Litre 1966-68 Specifications
6 Cylinder in line
Bore: 65mm
Stroke: 76mm
Displacement: 1,998cc
Compression ratio: 8.7 to 1
Carburettors: 2 x Stromberg 150CD
Power output: 95bhp at 5,000rpm
max Torque 115 lb/ft at 3,000rpm

Maximum speed approx: 95mph
Acceleration:0-60mph: 12.6secs
Overall fuel consumption: 26mpg

Steel body & panels bolted onto steel backbone frame

Clutch: 8.25in Borg & Beck
Gearbox: 4-speed, synchromesh on
top 3 gearsRatios: Top 3.89, 3rd 4.86, 2nd 6.92, 1st & reverse 10.31
Overdrive : Optional: Laycock on 3rd and 4th gears.
Hydraulic, Front: 9in disc
Rear: 8in x 1.25in drums

Rack and pinion
4.4 turns lock to lock
Turning circle: 25ft

Front: Independant coil and wishbone anti-roll bar, rear: independent with transverse leaf spring
Telescopic dampers F&R

Wheels & Tyres
13in4.5J p ressed steel disc
560/13 radials

Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 7ft 8.5in
Track - front: 4ft
Track - rear: 4ft
Overall length: 12ft 9in
Overall width: 5ft
Overall height: 4ft 4in
Dry weight: 17.25cwt

Fuel Tank: 8.75gals
Engine: 8 pints
Cooling: 11 pints
rear axle; 1 pint

Vittesse Production 1962-71
Saloons 1962-66: 22,814
Convertibles: 8,447
2 Litre
1966-1968 Convertibles: 3,502
1966-1968 Saloons: 7,328
1968-1971 Saloons: 5,649
1968-1971 Convertibles: 3,472