1969 Cutlass S - One of Hagerty's own and his 69 Olds Cutlass


Tim Tompkins’ first car was a 1974 Triumph TR6, which he says “was a wonderful car except when the Prince of Darkness (those troublesome Lucas electrical components) visited, which was all too often.” In fact, Tim once drove the last 50 miles of a trip with no lights – during a storm.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2011/08/26/tim-tompkins-69-cutlass