1.3.1  Breakdown of the 17-character VIN

SMT TC 339 J A Y 111111
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 =  World manufacturer code
SMT = Triumph
2 = Vehicle type
TC = T300 Series
TD = T400 Serie
TE = T500 Series
TF = T600 Series
TG = T700 Series
TH = T800 Series
TJ = T900 Series
TL = C Series
TM = D Series
TN = B-Series
3 = Model specification
4= Engine identification code
5=Final-Drive-Ratio
A = 17/52
B = 17/50
C = 17/44
D = 17/46
E = 17/48
F = 18/45
G = 18/43
H = 19/43
J = 19/42
K = 18/48
L = 17/42
M = 17/43
N = 17/45
P = 17/47
R = 18/42
S = 18/44
T = 18/46
V = 18/47
W = 19/40
X = 15/42
Y = 14/42
1 = 19/44
2 = 15/45
3 = 16/45
4 = 16/42
5 = 13/37
6 = 16/47
7 = 28/62
6 = Model Year
M = 1991 N = 1992 P = 1993 R = 1994 S = 1995
T = 1996 V = 1997 W = 1998 X = 1999 Y = 2000
1= 2001 2= 2002 3= 2003 4= 2004 5= 2005
6= 2006 7= 2007 8= 2008 9= 2009 A = 2010
B = 2011 C = 2012 D = 2013 E= 2014 F = 2015
7= Serial number
6-digit from 000001 –