Triumph Dolomite Sprint
Although the Dolomite proved to be both refined and rapid, competitors such as the BMW 2002 had a performance advantage which was costing Triumph dearly, both in terms of sales and prestige. To remedy this, Triumph unveiled the Dolomite Sprint in June 1973. A team of engineers led by Spen King developed a 16-valve cylinder head with all of the valves being actuated using a single camshaft rather than the more normal DOHC arrangement. The capacity was also increased to 1,998 cc (122 cu in)…
Triumph Dolomite Sprint 1973-1980
Triumph Dolomite Sprint 1973-1980 - First mass produced 16 valve engine. The engine was suppose to put out over 135bhp, but the production line quality was below par and engines actually put out between 125bhp to 130bhp.