How reliable is a TVR Chimaera?

TVR Chimaera Engine and gearbox Engines are reliable and a general check over the cooling system and water mixing with the oil should alert you to any potential issues. Check that the engine restarts once hot, a poor earth connection can make it difficult to start.

How fast is a TVR?

With a top speed of 186 mph, the TVR Tuscan takes joint fourth place.

What engine is in a TVR Chimaera?

TVR Chimaera
Engine 4.0 L Rover V8 4.3 L Rover V8 4.5 L Rover V8 5.0 L Rover V8
Transmission 5-speed Rover LT77 manual 5-speed BorgWarner T5 manual (500)
Wheelbase 2,286 mm (90.0 in)

How much horsepower does a TVR have?


Model Capacity (cc) Power (hp)
4.0 L Speed Six 3,996 350 hp (261 kW; 355 PS) at 6,800 rpm
4.2 L Speed Eight 4,185 360 hp (268 kW; 365 PS) at 6,500 rpm
4.5 L Speed Eight 4,475 420 hp (313 kW; 426 PS) at 6,750 rpm
4.5 L Speed Eight ‘Red Rose’ 4,475 440 hp (328 kW; 446 PS) at 7,250 rpm

What is the fastest TVR?

The TVR Typhon is a sports car produced by the British car manufacturer TVR in their factory in Blackpool between 2000 and 2006. It is the fastest production TVR ever built.

What is the weight of a TVR Chimaera?

2315 lb
The TVR Chimaera 400 241 PS claimed weight (kerb) is 1050 kg / 2315 lb.

How fast is a TVR Chimaera?


Top Speed 158 mph (254 km/h)
Max Power 275hp @ 5500 rpm
Max Torque 305 lbs-ft @ 4200 rpm
Acceleration 0-60 (mph) 4.60 s

What car has a 7.7 L V12?

Cerbera Speed 12
The Story. The Cerbera Speed 12 came from the glorious world of GT1 class endurance racing. Powered by a mighty 7.7L V12 made by combining two straight 6’s from the original Cerbera, and weighing a meagre 1000KG the car could hit 60mph in around 3 seconds.

Is a TVR Tuscan a supercar?

Unfortunately the Tuscan is rather let down by the lack of a proper rev counter and surprisingly ‘soft’ handling….

Class Supercar
Capacity 244 in3 3996 cc
Max Power 360 bhp @7000rpm 264 Kw @7000rpm
Max Torque 310 lb/ft @5250rpm 420 Nm @5250rpm

What does TVR stand for?

The abbreviation TVR stems from the name of the company’s owner Trevor Wilkinson, his first garage sporting the letters T, V and R. The history of TVR can be divided into several eras, each of which is associated with the company’s owner at the start of that period: 1946–1965, founder Trevor Wilkinson, who left in 1962.

Who designed the TVR Griffith?

Arguably Peter Wheeler’s finest design, the second generation Griffith was launched in 1990 to rave reviews, reputedly with orders being placed every 8 minutes during the 1990 Birmingham Motor Show!