A photograph showing the manufacture of Triumph cars at Triumph works, Coventry, taken in September 1933 by Leslie Cardew for the Daily Herald. The photograph shows workers stationed in rows at intervals, assembling the chassis and engine on the assembly line. The first Triumph motor car, the model 10/20, was manufactured by the Triumph Cycle Company in Coventry in 1923 . The last, the saloon car Triumph Acclaim, rolled off the British Leyland assembly line in 1984.
Triumph Car Badge - 1946/1948 1800/2000 Triumph Roadster, fitted to both the grille and to each hubcap. Also fitted to the Triumph Renown and Mayflower of this period. There are some painted ones about but this one is correct being enamelled. Probably made by Ming Ware, Birmingham.
Swallow Doretti (1957) Approximately 276 Swallow Dorettis were built at Aldridge Airport over a ten month period between 1954 and 1955. Intended mainly for the USA market they included the Triumph TR2 engine, transmission and running gear with a modified chassis. The car was nicely styled, showing glimpses of Healey and perhaps Ferrari; however was heavier, slower and more expensive than the Triumph. Jaguar put paid to further production by threatening to withdraw support for Swallows co
~ The Messerschmitt KR200, or Kabinenroller (Cabin Scooter), was a three-wheeled bubble car designed by the aircraft engineer Fritz Fend and produced in the factory of the German aircraft manufacturer Messerschmitt from 1955 to 1964. (Source: Wikipedia)