1968 Triumph SpitfireReview
Mk3 Triumph Spitfire — performance well from a 1300 40 year old engine it wasnt grease lightening but on the long and bendy b roads it put plenty of smiles on my face.plenty of squeaks and rattles but thats character isnt it?the mk3 is the best looking of all the spitfires,interior is basic but functional but plenty of after market add ons to improve looks and comfort.car is relatively cheap to run and maintain but body panels are becoming expensive.All in all if you want somthing different and wind in your hair than this is the car for you.
Pros: fun little car
Cons: none really
Looking for a Used Spitfire in your area?
CarGurus has 17 nationwide Spitfire listings and the tools to find you a great deal.
Reviews From Other Years
Fun On Occasion
Insanely fun car to drive. Corners flatter than anything else I have ever been in. Unfortunately it isn't sized for anyone much over 5'10", so I find it difficult to drive for long periods of tim... Read More
Loved The Triumph!
Bought this in the summer of '96 (thanks Pat Culkin) and drove it every damn day. I wasn't too good at driving a stick and this was a tough stick to drive. I can remember driving home on he L.I.E. aft... Read More
Just As Reliable As Any Newer Vehicle On The Road
I would personally jump in this vehicle and drive across country without a worry in the world. Great gas mileage while everything fuctional. beside the many lookers and offers I enjoy the look it best... Read More
Fun To Drive, Rare Convirtible
Great get up and go for being a smaller 4 cyl, but pretty tiny & no room for almost anything except maybe a magazine of cds, i mean really, not even speakers anywhere!- i had to put some of my own boo... Read More
Sports Car Experience On An Economy
If you're a fan of the classic British Sportscar then this impractical and poorly designed car is for you. It leaves a lot to be desired in terms of handling and won't out accelerate most modern car... Read More
Great Summer Fun Sports Car.
I bought this car for $4,500 in 1991 and it sat for many many years. I have fully restored it and added many custom parts including a new carb from PRI Performance Research Industries. The carb is a... Read More
The exhaust manifold was cracked about the egr valve. paper engine cover was repaced with a plastic one. Wife sewed up seat covers. Used it for my commute from oakland to sonoma, daily over an hour ... Read More
Love It Good Project For Me
Wiring has to be replaced. other than that a blast to drive. Finding reverse was difficult. Wish it had a 5-6 speed. initial cost not bad but parts get pricey in a hurry. can be hard to get in and ... Read More
Great Little Car !
Looks great, drives great, fun to work on, but invest in alot of Lock-tight. Shortest turning radius. I've talked to people who said they have done circles, and even figure 8's in their basements wit... Read More
7 Great Summers And Still Going....
What can i say.... it's a british car..... every british owner out there will know what this means... you trully have to love your ride... but man what a fun ride it is !!! Just installed the monza... Read More