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Triumph T100C Competition 1953 500cc Motorcycle


The T100 in the standard version performs 32ps. The sporty ambitious driver could order the T100C from the factory. The T100 in the Competition version had 42ps. The biggest differences to the standard version were higher compression pistons, hotter camshafts and twin carburetors with an external float chamber.

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The Racing Kit could also be ordered separately as a set to convert a standard engine. This machine offered here in the Competition version was already equipped with the Racing Kit at the factory. Approx. 600 pieces of the Competition version were produced. Triumph itself called the T100C “Street legal factory racer”.

The machine has a very detailed documentation. It was produced on 1/22/1953 and delivered to Jules Praillet, Belgium on 1/27/1953. There are old pictures as well as invoices, records of history and some interesting spare parts.


The Triumph has a certificate from the Triumph Club in the UK and papers from Austria and Germany. She is very fast and is in running condition.

  • Manufacturer: Triumph
  • Model: T100C Competition
  • Year: 1953
  • Displacement: 500 cc
  • Cylinder: 2
  • Engine type: 4-stroke / ohv