Thanos Kourliouros of Vernon Hills was a college student when he bought his Triumph to be his daily driver.
The 1960 TR3A has been Thanos Kourliouros' pride and joy for more than 35 years.
A rechromed bumper and grille make this British convertible smile.
Kourliouros had oversized pistons put in to boost the power when the roadster was rebuilt in 2007.
The Triumph now sports a black leather interior and Signal Red paint.
About this Article
Classic vehicle restorations often commence with the intent of bringing back some sentimental motoring memories, or because someone is finally able to build and drive their longtime dream car. Thanos Kourliouros of Vernon Hills embarked on his overhaul of this vintage 1960 Triumph TR3 for a much more practical reason: reliable transportation.