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Marques : Triumph Story – Part One

Marques : Triumph Story – Part One

Triumph’s history was an interesting one but, following bankruptcy on the eve of World War II, it was left to The Standard Motor Company to pick up the baton and shape Triumph’s brave new world… A potted history Triumph was a relatively late entry into the arena in 1923, but the company had been a […]

By 21 February 2014 17 Comments Read More →
The cars : Standard Eight, Ten and Pennant

The cars : Standard Eight, Ten and Pennant

The small Standards might well be almost forgotten today, but that doesn’t mean their story is any less fascinating. Robert Leitch tells their fascinating story, as well as that of the internal politics of Standard-Triumph during its most tumultuous period. Small wonder In the pantheon of British small cars of the 1950s, the Standard Eight […]

By 25 September 2011 26 Comments Read More →
Archive : Standard-Triumph ‘Saved From Bankruptcy’

Archive : Standard-Triumph ‘Saved From Bankruptcy’

Finance, Industry, and Commerce By Our City Editor Just how bad was the financial position of Standard-Triumph International when it was taken over last year by Leylands is now revealed in the annual statement by Sir Henry Spurrier (left), chairman of Leyland Motors. It also seems pretty clear from this statement that Standard were in […]

By 23 January 1962 0 Comments Read More →