The Triumph Stag Convertible

Engine: Eight cylinders in a 90° vee, 86 x 64.5 mm. (,2,997 c.c.)

Overhead valves operated by single overhead camshafts. 8.8 to 1 compression ratio. 145 b.h.p. (net) at 5,500 r.p.m.

Gear ratios: 1st, 11.08 to I ; 2nd, 7.77 to 1; 3rd, 5.13 to 1; o/d 3rd, 4.2 to 1; top, 3.7 to 1 ; o/d top, 3.04 to I.

Tyres : 815 x 14 Michelin XAS, on bolt-on steel wide-rim wheels.

Weight : 26 cwt. o qtr. o lb. (Empty, but ready for the road with hard-top on and approx. half-a-gallon of petrol.)

Steering ratio : 2-3/4 turns, lock-to-lock (power-assisted).

Fuel capacity: 14 gallons. (Range approx. 300 miles,) :

Wheelbase: 8 ft. 4 in.

Track : Front, 4 ft. 4-1/2 in.; rear, 4 ft. 4-7/8 in.

Dimensions : 14 ft. 5-3/4 in. x 5 ft. 3-1/2 in. x 4 ft. 1-1/2 in. high (hood up).

Price : £1,602, plus 491. 15s. 10d. purchase tax. Total, as tested, £2,173 1s. 5d.

Makers : Standard-Triumph International Ltd., Canley, Coventry, England.

Performance Data

Acceleration:

0 - 30 m.p.h. 3.8 sec., 0 - 40 m.p.h. 5.5 sec., 0 - 50 m.p.h. 7.5 sec., 0 - 60 m.p.h. 10.7 sec.,

0 - 70 m.p.h. 14.2 sec., 0 - 80 m.p.h. 18.2 sec., 0 - 90 m.p.h. 23.4 sec., 0 - 100 m.p.h. 33.9 sec.

Speed in the gears:

1st. 41 m.p.h., 2nd. 60 m.p.h., 3rd. 92 m.p.h., O/d rd. 101 m.p.h., Top 114 m.p.h., O/d Top 117 m.p.h.

Overall fuel consumption: 21.4 m.p.g.