1954 Triumph TR 2 Francorchamps coupé
Sold in 1982 and in 1998.
This is an ultra rare Belgian built Tr 2 Francorchamps coupé. The cars were built in the old Imperia factory at Nessonvaulx in Belgium.
Only 22 Francorchamps coupés were ever built, of which only 3 are believed to have been the long door version, as our car here.
The Francorchamps was a more luxuary version of the normal TR, with different door and rolling up windows instead of the plastic side screens. The fixed coupé had a special plexi sunroof that could be tilted open. The predecessor of a targa and panoramic roof.
I owned this car twice, was able to purchase it back in exactly the same condition when I sold it almost 15 years before. It was my second Francorchamps, the first one being a long door version.
Now this one crossed the ocean to the secretary of the Triumph club of the USA.