GT6 time­line

Classic Car Weekly (UK) - - Driving -

1963

Mich­e­lotti and Tri­umph first dis­cuss plans to de­sign a fast­back body for the Spit­fire.

1966

Pro­duc­tion com­mences some three years later. By 1967, pro­duc­tion reaches a steady 500-600 cars per month.

1968

In au­tumn, the GT6 MkII is in­tro­duced. Chief among the mod­i­fi­ca­tions are a new, safer sus­pen­sion set up.

1970

MkIII’s flat­ter bon­net and chopped tail help to keep the four year-old GT6’s de­sign look­ing fresh.

1973

The last GT6s leave the fac­tory, leav­ing its four-pot Spit­fire si­b­ling to sol­dier on un­til 1981.

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