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XHawkeye
June 2nd, 2015, 06:39 PM
https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CGgUdOBUcAAzapH.jpg:large

BREAKING - TVR plans a new sports car family, starting in 2017 http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/reborn-tvr-plans-new-sports-car-family-2017


After a wait of nearly 10 years, the long-promised, all-new TVR sports car is uncovered today, designed by engineering guru Gordon Murray, powered by a unique, hugely powerful Cosworth V8 engine and backed by an ambitious and well-funded ownership team.

Freude am Fahren
June 2nd, 2015, 07:16 PM
Not keen on that sketch, but I'm all about TVR coming back.

novicius
June 2nd, 2015, 07:45 PM
Ditto.

thesameguy
June 2nd, 2015, 09:46 PM
I don't even care. TVR and Cosworth is all I need to know.

Yw-slayer
June 3rd, 2015, 01:34 AM
I like the "TVR version of an R8" look. Also, yes, TVR + Cosworth = WIN

Jason
June 3rd, 2015, 04:03 AM
Not keen on that sketch, but I'm all about TVR coming back.


Ditto.

Tritto.

Kchrpm
June 3rd, 2015, 07:31 AM
I just hope it's real, and not another supercar cashgrab.

KillerB
June 3rd, 2015, 11:05 AM
With Gordon Murray involved, I'm optimistic.

Crazed_Insanity
June 3rd, 2015, 01:28 PM
I like the "TVR version of an R8" look.

Yeah, looks like an Audi to me! :p

Side view looks more like a typical TVR!

LHutton
June 6th, 2015, 11:31 AM
I bet Keith Flint and Liam Howlett have already placed a deposit.

neanderthal
June 6th, 2015, 10:14 PM
Not keen on that sketch, but I'm all about TVR coming back.


Ditto.


Tritto.

Quattro.

samoht
June 9th, 2015, 04:03 PM
News that TVR is to return has been met with delight by the National Union Of Hedge Menders. (http://sniffpetrol.com/2015/06/04/tvr-return-delights-hedge-menders/)

:D

thesameguy
June 9th, 2015, 04:06 PM
:lol: :up:

LHutton
June 11th, 2015, 10:24 AM
Hopefully it will come with TCS and ABS this time round.

samoht
September 6th, 2017, 11:46 AM
Update, as it's due to be 'launched' on Friday

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/new-cars/tvr-shows-first-image-480bhp-%C2%A390k-comeback-coupe%CC%81

https://images.cdn.autocar.co.uk/sites/autocar.co.uk/files/styles/gallery_slide/public/images/car-reviews/first-drives/legacy/tvr-1106_0_0.jpg?itok=iVrFtabY

https://images.cdn.autocar.co.uk/sites/autocar.co.uk/files/styles/gallery_slide/public/images/car-reviews/first-drives/legacy/tvr-1109.jpg?itok=X_Up7Kbu
(pics from autocar)

Ford 5.0 V8, tuned to ~500hp by Cosworth
Six-speed manual
~1250 kg

Will be interested to see how it turns out. I can't stretch to 90k but maybe in the future ;-)

thesameguy
September 6th, 2017, 11:58 AM
Too bad about the 5.0 when there is a sweet, sweet flat plane V8 available. :p

samoht
September 6th, 2017, 12:10 PM
I know - I have no idea why they aren't using that, whether Ford can't or won't supply it, or it'd be too expensive, or they want something different. It would seem the obvious way to go. Still, once the basic car is out there, it opens up the possibility of having the flat-plane engine in it later, whether as a halo model or aftermarket.

Crazed_Insanity
September 6th, 2017, 12:37 PM
Nice, but pricey...

Freude am Fahren
September 6th, 2017, 09:07 PM
I think the allure of the big grunty V8 is probably a bigger draw in the UK than it is here. The Voodoo performance gain probably isn't worth the price increase (if Ford would even do it).

TheBenior
September 6th, 2017, 09:51 PM
I would presume that the TVR is getting the 5.0 instead of the 5.2 Voodoo because Ford's done the work of certifying the 5.0 for EU emissions, but I'm not sure how a 500 hp 'tune' would affect that. If the 2018 5.0 is making 460 on 95 RON (91 (R+M)/2), a 500 hp 99 RON tune doesn't seem far-fetched.

balki
September 9th, 2017, 08:18 PM
Gordon Murray + Cosworth V8 = win
looks better in red (http://jalopnik.com/the-tvr-griffith-is-finally-back-with-a-500-hp-v8-and-a-1802616182)

Godson
September 9th, 2017, 11:36 PM
I can smell the adhesive from here...