Code Name: BombWell over 300,000 Spitfires were sold during the 18 years the model was in production. This combined with over 40,000 of its close relative, the GT6, made the model a resounding success for the Standard Triumph factory.
Tracing the history of the car from its Triumph Herald origins, the styling by Michelotti, the Works rally and Le Mans race car efforts, all the way to the last of the line Spitfire 1500, ths film is packed with archive material, interviews with former Triumph personnel, historians and enthusiasts, plus a wealth of new footage shot exclusively for this release including the Works race and rally cars as they appear today. Order this DVD From Revington TR today!
Every different model within the Spitfire/GT6 range is covered along with the Works race and rally programmes which garnered much praise for the Standard Triumph marque. Helping tell the story this time are:- Graham Robson - Triumph Competitions Secretary at the time of the Spitfire programme. Gordon Birtwistle - Triumph High Speed Test Engineer and 'Deputy Competitions Supervisor' during Spitfire race and rally period. Tony Lee - Chief Development Engineer. Ralph Wigginton - Herald Project Engineer (Chassis).