For Sale: 1979 Triumph Spitfire With A 12A Rotary

1979 Triumph Spitfire With A 12A Rotary

This very nice 1979 Triumph Spitfire is being sold on eBay with no reserve. Everything in the drivetrain has been swapped using Mazda parts. The engine is a Mazda 12A rotary engine from a 1978 RX-7 and with some port work produces around 190 horsepower. The transmission is a RX-7 five-speed manual which is connected to a heavy duty clutch and Mazda LSD. The car is able to reach 150 mph and gets 20 mpg.

1979 Triumph Spitfire With A 12A Rotary

The previous owner built this car in the 90’s during the time the Grassroots Motorsports Ro-spit was built. The difference being this was built for the road while the Ro-spit was built for the track.

1979 Triumph Spitfire With A 12A Rotary

1979 Triumph Spitfire With A 12A Rotary

1979 Triumph Spitfire With A 12A Rotary

1979 Triumph Spitfire With A 12A Rotary

1979 Triumph Spitfire With A 12A Rotary

Source: eBay via Daily Turismo

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