Triumph Spitfire group GT (1963)
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Specifications

10 units built (Le Mans Coupe prototypes)

Model Homologation number Homologation start Capacity (cc) Cylinders Production period Production (units)
Spitfire 4 (Mark I) 94
165
29/1/1963
12/4/1964
1147 L4 10/1962 – 12/1964 45753
Spitfire 4 Mark II 197
530
1/6/1965
1/2/1966
1147 L4 12/1964 – 1/1967 37409
Spitfire Mark III 561 1/4/1967 1296 L4 1/1967– 12/1970 65320
Spitfire Mark IV 3054 1/7/1973 1296 L4 11/1970 – 12/1974 70021
Spitfire 1500 1493 L4 12/1974 – 9/1980 95829
Spitfire GT6 Mark I 553 4/7/1966 1996 L6 7/1966 – 9/1968 15818
Spitfire GT6 Mark II 605
3055
1/1/1969
1/7/1973
1996 L6 7/1968 – 12/1970 12066
Spitfire GT6 Mark III 1996 L6 10/1970 – 12/1973 13042

Catalogues

Standard SC, straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
1147 cc
73.7 x 76 mm
109 HP
63 bhp (47 kW) @ 5750 rpm
67 lb⋅ft (91 N⋅m) @ 3500 rpm
cast iron block
light-alloy 8-port racing cylinder head
OHV
2 x Weber 40 DCOE carburetors
Type 9, 5 speed manual gearbox
composite T6 Fabrications bodywork


Results in WSCC

Season races for GT 2.0-
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Dayt Sebring Targa Florio Monza Consuma Nurb Rossfeld Le Man Reims Freiburg Tourist Trophy Sierra Montagna Nurb TdF Brigde Hampton Paris
Team 2000km 12h 3h Hill climb 1000km Hill climb 24h 12h Hill climb Hill climb 500km 500km 1000km
Standard Triumph, X730 (Coupe group P) #49, acci dent
Standard Triumph, X731 (Coupe group P) #50, 21st
Standard Triumph, X728 (Coupe group P) #65, acci dent
Standard Triumph, X727 (Coupe) #56, eng ine
Standard Triumph, FC22766 (Coupe) #130, eng ine
Standard Triumph, FC22754 (Coupe) #129, mecha nical #57, 22nd
Standard Triumph, FC22991 (Coupe) #131, 15th
Donald F. Kearney/ Howard Franklin #64, cam shaft
Leyland Switzerland #102, 59th
Leyland Switzerland #103, 49th
Leyland Switzerland (Hardtop) #104, 50th
Leyland Switzerland #106, 60th
Leyland Switzerland #105, in entry list
Oskar Müller #107, 63rd
Leman #108, 66th
Stirling Moss (Hardtop) #132, eng ine
Statistics
Starts/finishes 16/9 1/0 3/1 1/0 6/6 4/1 1/1
Drivers Team entries and car number
Standard Triumph
Mike Rothschild 49
Bob Tullius 49
David Hobbs 50
Rob Slotemaker 50 131
Jean-François Piot 65 56 57
Jean-Louis Marnat 65 57
Alain Bertaut 56
Jean-Jacques Thuner 129
Jean Gretener 129
William Bradley 130
Roy Fidler 130
Terry Hunter 131
Leyland Switzerland
Peter Lear 102
Walter Rheiner 103
Ruedi Binder 104
Peter Benz 105
Antonio Laghi 106
Leman
Fred Gysler 108
Stirling Moss
Valerie Pirie 132
Anita Taylor 132

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Prototype Coupe at Le Mans '64
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Mk I '63
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Mk III
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GT6 Mk I '67
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GT6 Mk II '70
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