11th May 2021

Dear Retail Customers,

We are currently experiencing unprecedented levels of demand for our products. In order to maintain the exceptionally high quality and workmanship that we are known for, we will be temporarily pausing all new retail orders for a 6 week period. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

We encourage all new customers who are happy to wait to enquire using our “Build a Quote” system (for Austin Healey and TR models), or the Contact Form located on the individual Model Pages (for Jaguar and MGAs). Note that all further information related to your enquiry will be processed and responded to after this 6 week period (end of June).  

We look forward to working with you soon.

All the best,

The John Skinner Team

11th May 2021

Dear Retail Customers,

We are currently experiencing unprecedented levels of demand for our products. In order to maintain the exceptionally high quality and workmanship that we are known for, we will be temporarily pausing all new retail orders for a 6 week period. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

We encourage all new customers who are happy to wait to enquire using our “Build a Quote” system (for Austin Healey and TR models), or the Contact Form located on the individual Model Pages (for Jaguar and MGAs). Note that all further information related to your enquiry will be processed and responded to after this 6 week period (end of June). 

We look forward to working with you soon.

All the best,

The John Skinner Team

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Triumph TR4

Made to last, our Triumph TR4 interior trim and upholstery restoration kits are manufactured to the highest levels of quality and workmanship from our manufacturing unit based in the Cotswolds, UK. We do not supply any mechanical, engine or bodywork parts - instead choosing to purely focus on the manufacture and supply interior related products including the trim panels, seat covers, carpet flooring kits, and convertible soft top hoods. This dedication to our craft has led us to become one of the most highly regarded classic car restoration manufacturing firms in the world.

With unrivalled knowledge of original specifications, all the correct HF/RF tooling to replicate the original panel designs - coupled with the widest range of colours and materials for those seeking a more bespoke finish - John Skinner Ltd are the favoured choice for both amateur enthusiasts, as well as professional trimmers and restoration companies all over the globe; and have been for over four decades.

Don't just take our word for it - we have plenty of customers willing to show and prove the quality of our products and kits...

Our customer’s cars

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We love to see and share our customer's restoration projects. Here are just some of our kits gracing the interiors of customer's cars from all over the world.

(Note: Some images may showcase a different model of car, with shared interior trim parts to the model page being viewed)

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Triumph TR4 Original Colours

Please note that there were production inconsistencies during this period, so colours should be chosen on individual basis.

PAINT COLOUR INTERIOR TRIM COLOUR OPTIONS SOFT TOP OPTIONS
Black Black, Red (“Matador Red”) TBC
Spa White Black, Red (“Matador Red”) TBC
Powder Blue Black, Blue (“Midnight Blue”) White, Black
British Racing Green (BRG) Black, Red (“Matador Red”) TBC
Signal Red Black, Red (“Matador Red”) White, Black
Velasquez Cream Black, Red (“Matador Red”) TBC
New White Black, Red (“Matador Red”) TBC
Wedgwood Blue Blue (”Midnight Blue”) TBC
Triumph Racing Green (Conifer Green) Black TBC

Information from: Piggott, B. (1991) Original Trimph TR – The Restorer’s Guide to TR2, TR3, TR3a, TR4, TR4A, TR5, TR250, TR6, Bideford: Bay View Books Ltd.

 


Triumph TR4 Original Colours supplied by John Skinner Ltd

It is widely accepted that the interpretation of original shades varies depending on who you ask – and may well have varied from the original factory production line. As a result, John Skinner Ltd offers multiple shade options for each original colour.

Black
Black
Black
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Midnight Blue
Midnight Blue
Midnight Blue
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Pale Shadow Blue
Pale Shadow Blue
Pale Shadow Blue
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Cherry Red
Cherry Red
Cherry Red
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Matador Red
Matador Red
Matador Red
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Colour names refer to internal John Skinner Ltd colour names, not necessarily the names Triumph originally used for these colours.

We can also offer non-original custom colour schemes if you so desire. Please see our online shop for more details.

As part of the quotation/ordering process, we will arrange for samples to be sent for final confirmation – so browse and shop with complete peace of mind, knowing that we will guide you through step-by-step with all the information you require.

 


 

A note on Piping/Beading

Triumph TR4 fitted with Midnight Blue Vinyl Seat Covers, Rear 3pc Hood Frame Stowage Cover, and Shadow Blue Wool Carpets.
Triumph TR4 Front Seat Backrest Cover (“Early Style”) trimmed in Midnight Blue Leather & Vinyl.
Triumph TR4 fitted with Cherry Red Vinyl Trim Panels and Front Seat Covers (“Late Style”).
Triumph TR4 fitted with Matador Red Vinyl Trim Panels, LeatherFaced Seats ("Late Style") and Black Nylon Carpets.
Triumph TR4 fitted with Black Vinyl Trim Panels, Rear 3pc Hood Stowage Cover, and Front Seat Covers (“Early Style”).
Triumph TR4 fitted with Cherry Red Vinyl Trim Panels, Front Seat Covers (“Late Style”), and Nylon Carpets.

Triumph TR4 models originally featured White Piping on the majority of cars that left the factory production line, with a few recorded instances of Piping matching the main trim colour. 

We can also offer the largest range of non-standard “bespoke” colours schemes for those looking for a more customised finish.

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Triumph TR4 - Useful Information

Years of Manufacture: 1961 - 1965 Number Produced: 40,253 Chassis Number Range: CT1 - CT40,304 Designer: Giovanni Michelotti

In 1961, Triumph Standard Motor Company called on the services of famed Italian designer Giovanni Michelotti to design what became the TR4. This saw the introduction of the embossed “weld” pattern on many of the interior panels that would become synonymous with all the Triumphs from this point on. Throughout its production in the years 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964 and 1965, a total of 40,253 cars were produced.

John Skinner Ltd has produced awarding winning interior trim and upholstery kits for over four decades, including contributions to the Jabbeke MVC575 restoration, as well as the TS01 and TS02 cars – meaning that we have been involved in arguably three most important restorations of the TR era. In collaboration with Mark Macy of Macy’s Garage (USA) – we also provided the interior trim and upholstery for the perfect-100 score Triumph Register of America Concours award in 2018; the only car in the clubs history to attain this result.