1954 Swallow Doretti Roadster


1954 Swallow Doretti Roadster

The Swallow Doretti was a rebodied Triumph TR2 produced by the Swallow Coachbuilding Company at the Walsall Airport.

Working from their extensive side-car experience, Swallow fitted their aluminum body with a high level of fit and finish.

Swallow manufactured their own tubular-steel chassis that accepted the TR2 running gear. Compared to the TR2, the Swallow Doretti had a longer wheelbase and the engine sat further back in the chassis.

In Detail

tags triumph, tr2
submitted by Richard Owen
type Series Production Car
built at Walsall, England
body stylist F G Rainbow
coachbuilder wallow Coachbuilding Company
production 273
price £/td> £1,158
engine Triumph Inline-4
position Front, Longitudinal
power 67.1 kw / 90 bhp @ 4800 rpm
transmission Triumph
top speed ~160.90 kph / 100 mph
0 – 60 mph ~12.3 seconds
fuel econ epa 8.40 L/100 km or 28 mpg-us