The Triumph 2000 is a mid-sized, rear wheel drive automobile which was produced in Coventry by the Triumph Motor Company between 1963 and 1977. Larger-engined models, known as the Triumph 2.5 PI and Triumph 2500 were also produced.
The car used the six-cylinder engine first seen in the Standard Vanguard at the end of 1960. This and the fitting of twin Stromberg 150 CD carburettors made for a claimed power output increased to from the Vanguard's .
Standard transmission on the original car was a 4-speed manual gearbox. (overdrive and Borg-Warner Type 35 3-speed automatic transmission were options.) The monocoque body had independent suspension all-round using coil springs. The servo-assisted brakes were disc at the front and drums at the rear.
Triumph's 2000 competed with the contemporary Rover P6 2000, which initially was offered only with a four-cylinder engine. The Rover was also released in October 1963, just one week before the Triumph.<ref... Read More