1973 Triumph Spitfire Review

1973 Triumph Spitfire Mark IV 1.3 from UK and Ireland

Model year1973
Year of manufacture1973
First year of ownership2008
Most recent year of ownership2008
Engine and transmission 1.3 Manual
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 6 / 10
Dealer Service marks 2 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 10 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.0 / 10
Distance when acquired68000 miles
Most recent distance72000 miles
Previous carTriumph Spitfire


The starter motor wouldn't turn over the engine.

General Comments:

The car is a joy to drive.

In the engine bay, it's so easy to get at everything, even I can fix it, and I'm no mechanic.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 14th July, 2008

Average review marks: 7.0 / 10, based on 1 review