Triumph TR8 1978-1981


June 28, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 31, 2015
Triumph TR8 (1978-1981)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
120
0-60 mph
8.4
1/4 mile
16.3
BHP
137 @5000rpm
Torque lbft
165 @3200rpm
BHP per ton
114
Engine capacity CC/CU
3528/215
Engine type
V8 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
8.1:1
Valve Type/No
Overhead 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Drum
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
160
Width (in)
66.2
Height (in)
49.9
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2655
Additional Info: Uses a Rover (Buick) V8. Carburettor versions are rated at 133bhp and the fuel injected version as above or even with up to 148bhp.

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