Mayflower time­line

Classic Car Weekly (UK) - - Driving -

1949

The Mayflower is un­veiled at the 1949 Bri­tish Mo­tor Show with styling by Les­lie Moore (of Mulliners of Birm­ing­ham), an up­dated pre­war Stan­dard 10 en­gine and three­speed Van­guard trans­mis­sion. It’s the first Tri­umph with uni­tary con­struc­tion.

1950

Ten drop­head coupés are made, while 150 pick-ups are as­sem­bled in Aus­tralia from CKD kits.

1952

Poor sales force Tri­umph to is­sue a press re­lease con­firm­ing that the Stan­dard Eight will re­place the Mayflower the fol­low­ing year.

1953

Mayflower pro­duc­tion ends af­ter a to­tal of around 35,000 ex­am­ples have been pro­duced.

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