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Old 05-15-2001, 12:56 AM   #1
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A car, or bike? I dont know.
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Old 05-15-2001, 01:44 AM   #2
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Hi it is English and is like the Triumph Spitfire but with a 6 cylinder in it and they where a fast car for there day.
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Old 08-23-2001, 05:09 PM   #3
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At only 1900 lbs. they still are a fast car and can be quite a bit faster with a relatively small amount of work.

just be sure to get the mk2, the others can get a little hairy in the corners.
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Old 08-23-2001, 05:15 PM   #4
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To add to the above, the GT6 was a coupe (hatchback) where all Spitfires were roadsters.
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Old 08-28-2001, 07:01 AM   #5
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Take on light weight Triumph Spitfire, Combine with VERY torquey 2.0L Triumph 2000TC engine, Cover in a smoth flowing GT body, and you get: The GT6.

Great little car, just dont lift off the throttle mid corner.
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Old 01-01-2002, 02:26 AM   #6
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... looks a lot like the 1969 Ferrari 365 GTC
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Old 01-17-2002, 12:31 AM   #7
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... looks a lot like the 1969 Ferrari 365 GTC

And you would be right. Apprently it was one of the influences on the GT6 rear end.
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Old 01-17-2002, 06:01 PM   #8
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i didn't know that...
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Old 06-21-2002, 02:09 PM   #9
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The Gt6 was a spin off the 240Z. The cars handle real good if you do SCCA, they turn on a dime. The frame does twist a bi though. The GT6+ is the car to get or the MK3, they have better handling.
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Old 06-21-2002, 10:27 PM   #10
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Hey, nice to have another Triumph fan around here.

I think you'll find the GT6 was around long before the 240z was made, and if anything the old Datsun is a spin off of the GT6.

The GT6 is actualy based of the orginal Spitfire Le Mans car's from I think 1963.
There were a few, and only a few road going Spitfire coupes made, with a worked Spitfire engine and the GT6 style body.
Then when it was shown there was a demand for a small coupe Triumph tidyed up the body design, and plopped it on the Spitfire chassis with a 2000TC 6cly to make up for the extra weight.
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I have a gt6 + its on restorable condtion, I'd have to say its the smallest car I have but I love the cockpit
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Old 12-04-2003, 12:21 PM   #12
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Re: what is it?

I have a 69 GT6 in restorable condition, I drove it every day for 2 1/2 years, and put 40000 very hard miles on it since 1993 before retiring it. My 11 year old son and my 9 year old daughter both want it now. I'm looking at a restored 1976 TVR 2500M.
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Yes the gt6 was around before the 240z and was based on the le mans spitfire (Which you can now bye ali reps of from jigsaw in the uk, look v good i have seen it close up, about 35,000) in the uk the gt6 was often called the poor mans e type jag. If you look at the two next to each other you can see it in the early cars mk1,2. never had one yet only Spitfires, Herald and vitesses.
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Old 04-06-2005, 01:37 PM   #14
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Here's a GT6.....pretty damn cool

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