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Triumph TR2 Tyres


  • Originally the Triumph TR2 ran a cross ply 5.50 - 15, if you desire a crossply in this size then we suggest the 5.50 x 15 Excelsior, although we would recommend this tyre for the Triumph TR2.
  • However on todays faster roads we would fit the classic PIRELLI CINTURATO ™ as it offers a high levels of grip and directional stability.
  • Longstone recommends the 155 HR 15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CA67 as the best radial tyre for the Triumph TR2.
  • Many TR2 users often want to fit a slightly larger 165R15, of which the 165 HR 15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CA67 would be best for a TR2.
  • We do, however, strongly recommend against fitting wider tyres such as 185/70 - 15; as this will spoil the handling of your TR2.
  • For these tyres we recommend the Michelin 15E inner tube.
  • The suggested tyre pressures for a TR2 are 24psi on the front (26psi for high speed), and 26psi on the rear (28psi for high speed).

TR2 Longstone team at Portimao 2011

Triumph TR2 Tyres Video


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    Triumph TR2 Recommended Tyres


  1. 155HR15 PIRELLI CINTURATO
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    155 HR 15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CA67

    Starting at $267.12 $222.60

  2. 165HR15 PIRELLI CINTURATO
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    165 HR 15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CA67

    Starting at $287.28 $239.40

  3. Other Options for Triumph TR2 Tyres


  4. 165VR15 PIRELLI CINTURATO
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    165 VR 15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CN36 N

    Starting at $312.48 $260.40

  5. 175/70 WR 15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CN36
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    175/70 WR 15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CN36

    Starting at $283.92 $236.60

  6. 155TR15 Michelin X
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    155 TR 15 Michelin X

    Starting at $198.24 $165.20

  7. 155HR15 Michelin XAS FF
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    155 HR 15 Michelin XAS FF

    Starting at $325.92 $271.60

  8. 165SR15 Michelin XZX
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    165 SR 15 Michelin XZX

    Starting at $178.08 $148.40

  9. 165HR15 Michelin XAS
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    165-15 Michelin XAS

    Starting at $317.52 $264.60

  10. 165R15 Michelin XZX Whitewall
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    165R15 Michelin XZX Whitewall

    Starting at $233.52 $194.60

  11. Jeu de 4 155HR15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CA67
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    Set of 4 155 HR15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CA67

    Starting at $1,006.32 $838.60

  12. Jeu de 5 155HR15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CA67
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    Set of 5 155 HR 15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CA67

    Starting at $1,241.52 $1,034.60

  13. Jeu de 4 165VR15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CA67
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    Set of 4 165 VR15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CN36 N

    Starting at $1,174.32 $978.60

  14. Jeu de 5 165VR15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CN36
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    Set of 5 165VR15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CN36 N

    Starting at $1,459.92 $1,216.60

  15. Jeu de 4 165HR15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CA67
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    Set of 4 165 HR15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CA67

    Starting at $1,092.00 $910.00

  16. Set of 5 165HR15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CA67
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    Set of 5 165HR15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CA67

    Starting at $1,310.40 $1,092.00

  17. 175/70 R 15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CN36
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    Set of 4 175/70 R 15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CN36

    Starting at $1,092.00 $910.00

  18. 175/70 R 15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CN36
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    Set of 5 175/70 R 15 PIRELLI CINTURATO CN36

    Starting at $1,342.32 $1,118.60

  19. Jue de 4 155TR15 Michelin X
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    Set of 4 155 R15 Michelin X

    Starting at $687.12 $572.60

  20. Set of 5 155TR15 Michelin X
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    Set of 5 155 R 15 Michelin X

    Starting at $821.52 $684.60

  21. Jeu de 4 165SR15 Michelin XZX
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    Set of 4 165 R15 Michelin XZX

    Starting at $636.72 $530.60

  22. Jeu de 5 165SR15 Michelin XZX
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    Set of 5 165 R 15 Michelin XZX

    Starting at $789.60 $658.00

  23. 165 SR15 White Wall Michelin XZX
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    Set of 4 165 SR15 White Wall Michelin XZX

    Starting at $787.92 $656.60

  24. White Wall 165SR15 Michelin XZX
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    Set of 5 White Wall 165SR15 Michelin XZX

    Starting at $955.92 $796.60

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History of the Triumph TR2

The classic Triumph TR2 is a sports car which was produced by the Standard Motor Company in the between 1953 and 1955, during which time 8,636 cars were produced.

The car used a twin SU carburetor version of the four-cylinder Standard Vanguard engine tuned to increase its power to 90 bhp.The body was mounted on a substantial separate chassis with coil-sprung independent suspension at the front and a leaf spring live axle at the rear. Either classic wire wheels or disc wheels could be supplied. The standard gearbox was a four-speed manual unit but overdrive was available on top gear as an option. Lockheed drum brakes were fitted all round. The Triumph TR2 was designed to challenge MG in the sports car export market to North America.

It was also built because Sir John Black, the boss of the Standard Motor Company made a bid for the classic Morgan Motor Company and failed. So he would have to build his own sports car that could compete with MG. Triumph already made the classic Triumph Roadster, but it was out dated and under-powered. Sir John Black wanted an affordable sports car, so he initiated a prototype to be built. The chassis was a shortened version of the Standard 8, the engine was the Standard Vanguard 2-litre; and a two-seater body was created around this. It was named the TS20. When it was revealed at the 1952 London Motor Show, the look of the car wasn't liked, but the project was given the go-ahead by Black anyway. A year later the TR2 was revealed. It had better looks; a simple ladder-type chassis; a longer body and a bigger boot. It was loved by American buyers and became the best earner for Triumph. In 1955 the classic Triumph TR3 came out with more power, a re-designed grille and a GT package which had a factory hard-top.


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