The two-door sports coupé that thought it was an MPV…
THE Triplex Ten Twenty Special was presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1977 to publicise the firm’s newly-developed type of Superlaminated windscreen. Based around an Alfa Romeo, the car featured wedgy 2-door coupé styling courtesy of Chris Humberstone, with a removable glass roof section for open-top motoring. The sharply-styled front incorporated the retractable headlights that were all-but de rigueur for 1970s exotica.
However, its most unusual feature was reserved for the interior, where six individual seats were laid out in a three-row hexagonal pattern, with the middle pair set further apart than those fore and aft.
At the following year’s British Motor Show, Triplex presented its next special: the Princess-based 10-20 Glassback…
(Picture: Alexander Glorieux)
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