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FAIRTHORPE TX-GT/S/SS

2-door 2-seater fastback coupé.

Torix Bennett's innovative design (sometimes badged as a 'Technical Exponents' marquee), having 83ins wheelbase, tubular chassis and sweeping lines of GRP body. This 'big Fairthorpe' had Triumph 2000-style running gear, plus ingenious transverse-rod type independent rear designed to camber wheels inward as car rolled out. 2-litre cars with GT6 tune, 2.5-litre with injected TR6 (SS model only). Six cars a year built at best. For eighties also listed with 1.5-litre Triumph engine. Some cars with more simple transverse leaf/lower wishbone GT6 rear expansion.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1998cc/2498cc (S6 OHV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1967 to 1976  
Number produced:
approx 50, all types