1974 Triumph Spitfire (Ro-Spit)

1974 Triumph Spitfire (Ro-Spit)

For our famed RoSpit project, we put a 200-hp rotary in a Triumph Spitfire. Hijinx ensued.

Latest updates

Feb
05
Feb 5, 2004
Jungle-rific

We come back from PRI and go autocrossing some more. Good times.

Sep
15
Sep 15, 2003
Diet and exercise

Our Ro-Spit sheds some more unwanted pounds

Jan
23
Jan 23, 2003
Progressing nicely

Our Ro-Spit has been coming along nicely over the past few months.

Jul
23
Jul 23, 2002
Perfection

We finally get the Ro-Spit's rear suspension working perfectly.

Jun
24
Jun 24, 2002
Land Speed Racing

We take the Ro-Spit into a whole new realm of racing

Nov
08
Aug
09
Aug 9, 2001
New hubs

Spitfire hubs aren't up to the task

Oct
30
Oct 30, 2000
FTD

May be our three favorite letters.

Aug
25
Aug 25, 2000
Busy Busy

Our Ro-Spit has been quite busy lately, racing at the Beech Mountain Hill Climb and Belle Chere street autocross.

Jun
14
Jun 14, 2000
Ro-Spit on the Road (and Track) Again

At Road Atlanta, we found that the suspension is now so good that the three-year-old 13x6-inch cantilever Hoosier slicks were totally inadequate.

Feb
07
Feb 7, 2000
We take the Ro-Spit apart. Again.

One year to the day after it first ran, we dismantle the Ro-Spit again.

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