1969 Triumph Group 44 GT6

Started on Oct. 8, 2005, 4:12 p.m.

We found a cool vintage racer with some real history.

1969 Triumph Group 44 GT6

Specs

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Body type:Coupe
Country of origin:England
Original price: $4000
Purchase price:>$12000
0-60 time:6.0 seconds
Displacement:1996cc
Stock horsepower:94 bhp
Torque:100 lb.-ft
Engine configuration:Inline-6
Transmission:4-speed manual
Drivetrain configuration:Rear-wheel drive
Suspension:A-arms, Konis (front)
modifed A-arms, Konis (rear)
Brakes:disc/drum
Bolt pattern:4x3.75
Body width:57.1 in.
Curb weight:2000 lbs.
Wheelbase:83.8 in.
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Latest Project Updates

Sep 13, 2012

Going twice...

Sep 13, 2012

Going twice… Sold, at a record price for a GT6.

Aug 16, 2012

GT6: Going Once...

Aug 16, 2012

Our Group 44 Triumph crosses the auction block this Saturday.

Aug 7, 2012

Saying "Goodbye" to Our Group 44 Triumph GT6

Aug 7, 2012

Our Triumph GT6+ is on its way to Monterey to be auctioned off Saturday, August 18, at 7:00 p.m.

Aug 3, 2012

Ready for Auction

Aug 3, 2012

Our GT6 is fully detailed and ready for auction.

Jul 25, 2012

GT6 Getting Ready for Monterey

Jul 25, 2012

Our Group 44 GT6 Prepares for its second Monterey appearance.

May 16, 2012

Roaring to the Auction Block

May 16, 2012

Our Group 44 Triumph is going up for sale.

Oct 14, 2011

Prepping for the Lake Mirror Concourse

Oct 14, 2011

We get the Group 44 GT6 dressed up and ready to go out in public.

Sep 24, 2010

GT6+ on the Road and on Display

Sep 24, 2010

The Group 44 Inc. GT6+ takes on the British Invasion show in Stowe, Vermont.

Jun 17, 2010

GT6 Back in Action

Jun 17, 2010

We recently had to rebuild the transmission in our Group 44 GT6+.

Apr 8, 2010

GT6+ Stub Axle Mystery

Apr 8, 2010

We’re trying to discover the source of the stub axle on our GT6+. Can you help?

Aug 18, 2009

Monterey Mania

Aug 18, 2009

We not only survived Monterey, we had a blast.

Aug 6, 2009

Crunch Time

Aug 6, 2009

We’re in a crunch—literally—trying to get ready for Monterey.

Apr 26, 2009

Teardown: Worse than We Feared

Apr 26, 2009

Our shakedown at Roebling Road ended on a sour note, so our next step was to tear down the engine and see what went wrong.

Apr 20, 2009

Shakedown

Apr 20, 2009

Our Group 44, Inc., GT6+ project car hits the track for the first time in more than 30 years.

Apr 20, 2009

Sorting and Testing

Apr 20, 2009

With Amelia in the rear view mirror, we turn our attention toward readying our GT6+ for track duty.

Mar 18, 2009

More Amelia Photos

Mar 18, 2009

We have more photos to share from Amelia Island.

Mar 17, 2009

Amazing Amelia

Mar 17, 2009

The last three weeks have been a blur, and it has all been worth it.

Feb 28, 2009

Almost Ready for Amelia

Feb 28, 2009

Our GT6+ is looking like a car.

Feb 22, 2009

Details

Feb 22, 2009

With just three weeks before our famous car’s big public debut at Amelia Island, we’re scrambling to get the GT6+ finished.

Feb 2, 2009

Blur of Activity

Feb 2, 2009

We haven’t written much since the PRI show in mid-December, but that doesn’t mean we’ve stopped work on our GT6.

Dec 15, 2008

Thrasher

Dec 15, 2008

A two-week thrash gets our Group 44 GT6 ready for PRI.

Dec 5, 2008

Paint, Paint, Paint and Then Assemble

Dec 5, 2008

With paint and bodywork complete, we burn the midnight oil getting the GT6 ready for PRI.

Nov 24, 2008

Cut, Weld, Continue

Nov 24, 2008

Work on the Group 44 GT6 continues on several fronts—and at several locations.

Oct 27, 2008

Cut and Weld

Oct 27, 2008

Our Group 44 GT6 goes in three directions.

Oct 16, 2008

Body Werks

Oct 16, 2008

The Body Werks continues to plug away at our Group 44 GT6 bodywork.

Oct 6, 2008

Getting Back to Group 44

Oct 6, 2008

Our Group 44 GT6 has seen a lot of changes since its glory days. Getting it back to Group 44 specs presents some unique challenges.

Aug 26, 2008

Triumph Tricks

Aug 26, 2008

It might look stock at first glance, but our Group 44 GT6 has all sorts of tricks up its sleeve.

Aug 14, 2008

In Gear

Aug 14, 2008

With a March deadline, we’re kicking our Group 44 GT6 restoration into gear.

Jun 28, 2006

The Triumph Sleeps

Jun 28, 2006

Our Group 44 Triumph GT6 awaits—new tires, and other stuff.

Nov 20, 2005

Tearing into Our GT6

Nov 20, 2005

We discover our Group 44 GT6’s mechanical parts aren’t as good as we thought. Not good at all…

Oct 29, 2005

Our GT6 Gets a Sponsor

Oct 29, 2005

Projects like the GT6 can really benefit from the help of an outstanding source of parts and advice. We chose Spit Bits as our sponsors for this project.

Oct 20, 2005

GT6: Get it Running?

Oct 20, 2005

We figure we’ll get the GT6 up and running so we can decide what shape everything is in.

Oct 15, 2005

The Triumph Runs!

Oct 15, 2005

It’s alive!

Oct 11, 2005

A Look at Our GT6 From Inside Group 44

Oct 11, 2005

We learn more about our Group 44 GT6 from the man who built it.

Oct 8, 2005

Our Barn Find GT6

Oct 8, 2005

Our next Classic Motorsports magazine project car will be the restoration of the 1969 GT6+ that Mike Downs took to the ARRC/SCCA EP National Championship in 1969.

Sponsored by

Spit Bits

1969 Triumph Group 44 GT6 Specs

Body type:Coupe
Country of origin:England
Original price: $4000
Purchase price:$12000
0-60 time:6.0 seconds
Displacement:1996cc
Stock horsepower:94 bhp
Torque:100 lb.-ft
Engine configuration:Inline-6
Transmission:4-speed manual
Drivetrain configuration:Rear-wheel drive
Suspension:A-arms, Konis (front)
modifed A-arms, Konis (rear)
Brakes:disc/drum
Bolt pattern:4x3.75
Body width:57.1 in.
Curb weight:2000 lbs.
Wheelbase:83.8 in.
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