Triumph Spitfire Production Dates

The table below shows the production dates and basic specifications for each of the 5 marks of Triumph Spitfire.

I am indebted to the Rimmer Brothers Spitfire Parts Catalogue for the information.

The Detail

Spitfire Mk1
(See Note 1 below)
Spitfire Mk2
(See Note 2 below)
Spitfire Mk3 Spitfire Mk4
or IV
Spitfire 1500
Produced From: Oct 1962 Dec 1964 Jan 1967 Nov 1970 Nov 1973
Produced Until: Dec 1964 Jan 1967 Dec 1970 Jan 1974 Aug 1980
Number of Cars Made 45,753 37,409 65,320 70,021 95,829
Commission Prefix: FC FC FD
(FDU in US)
FH
(FK in US)
FH
Engine Size: 1147 cc 1147 cc 1296 cc 1296 cc 1493 cc
Top Speed 92 mph 94 mph 95 mph 97/95 mph
(See Note 3 below)
101 mph
Acceleration 0 – 60 mph 15.5 secs 14 secs 12.5 secs 12.5/14.5 secs
(See Note 3 below)
11.3 secs

Notes

Note 1

When the Mk1 was originally made the model was know as the ‘Spitfire 4′(as in 4 cylinders).

Note 2

When the Mk2 was originally made the model was know as the ‘Spitfire 4 – Mk2’ (as in 4 cylinders).

Note 3

The power of the Mk4 was reduced from FH25,000 onwards.

 

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