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Welsh Government Purchases 3 Per Cent Stake In TVR 17
Jan
Posted by Brad Anderson in Reports, TVR, TVR Griffith on 01 17th, 2018


The Welsh government has purchased a 3 per cent stake in reborn sports car manufacturer TVR.
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New TVR Griffith Looks The Business With Chameleon Paint 11
Jan
Posted by Brad Anderson in new cars, Reports, TVR, TVR Griffith on 01 11th, 2018


New images of the intriguing TVR Griffith have surfaced online, showing the sports car with an eye-catching chameleon paint scheme.

Before the firm’s untimely demise and subsequent resurrection, one of the defining aspects of the brand was its willingness to paint vehicles in all manner of shades of colors. Among the brand’s most recognizable was its host of flip paints which change color depending on the angle at which they’re viewed.

The paint of this new Griffith looks like a mixture of pink and purple when viewed from the side while the front bumper has hints of green and blue. Look at the sports car from behind and you’ll see a combination of pink, purple, green, blue, and even gold, particularly on the rear wheel arches. The look is a far cry from the simple shade of red that adorned the initial show car.

Joining the TVR’s eye-catching looks are some seriously impressive performance figures. TVR claims the Ford-sourced 5.0-liter V8 tuned by Cosworth delivers roughly 500 hp, propelling the 1250 kg (2755 lbs) car to 62 mph (100 km/h) in less than four seconds and through to a top speed exceeding 200 mph (321 km/h).

Prices for the TVR Griffith Launch Edition start at under £90,000 and the first customers are expected to take delivery in the first quarter of 2019.

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Watch A New TVR Griffith Come Together Before Your Very Eyes 2
Jan
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Film, TVR, TVR Griffith, TVR Videos, video on 01 2nd, 2018


The vast majority of cars these days are put together on moving assembly lines, a practice established long ago by Henry Ford. But not all of them; some of the most exotic performance machines are put together one at a time, by a handful of craftsmen

One of those few is the new TVR Griffith. The reborn British sports car is designed by Gordon Murray, with a Cosworth-tuned 5.0-liter Ford Coyote V8 at its heart, capable of producing 500 horsepower to send the Griffith to 60 mph in four seconds flat and on to a top speed of 200 mph (320 km/h).

The car is set to be built using Murray’s patented iStream method, streamlining production and lightening the vehicle’s construction based on lessons learned from Murray’s extensive experience in Formula One.

Anyway, irrespective of the manner it’s being built, we’re glad to see the TVR name return to the scene. And you can watch this one coming together in a three-minute timelapse video from the good folks at Goodwood Road & Racing.

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TVR Continues To Test The Griffith Ahead Of Its Launch In 2019 20
Dec
Posted by Michael Gauthier in Film, TVR, TVR Griffith, TVR Videos, video on 12 20th, 2017


Work continues on the TVR Griffith as the company has released a short video of the model undergoing testing.

Filmed in the United Kingdom, the clip shows the car racing by the camera and a handful of onlookers. While there isn’t much to see, the Griffith is truly a sight to behold as it has a long sloping hood, a rakish windscreen, and a double bubble roof. Other notable styling features include a side exiting exhaust, a massive rear diffuser, and lightweight wheels which are backed up by a high-performance braking system.

Power is provided by a Ford-sourced 5.0-liter V8 engine that has been tuned by Cosworth. It produces approximately 500 hp (372 kW) and should enable the Griffith to accelerate from 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in less than four seconds before hitting a top speed in excess of 200 mph (321 km/h).

This impressive performance is possible thanks lightweight materials such as carbon fiber and aluminum. They enable the Griffith to weigh 1250 kg (2755 lbs) and have a power-to-weight ratio of 400 hp per tonne.

Deliveries are slated to begin in 2019 and the first 500 models will special editions that cost less than £90,000 ($120,375).

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Who Wants To See A New TVR Griffith Spyder? 7
Oct
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Renderings, TVR, TVR Griffith on 10 7th, 2017


It was only one month ago that TVR unveiled the new Griffith, a new two-seater front-engine sports car, packing some 500 HP in a package weighing no more than 1,250 kg (2,755 lbs).
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TVR’s Boss Gets Scared Behind The Wheel Of New Griffith V8 19
Sep
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in new cars, TVR, TVR Griffith, TVR Videos, UK, video on 09 19th, 2017


TVR is known for its mad sports cars and the new Griffith apparently honors the tradition as exhibited by this short clip showing the company’s boss Les Edgar getting a first taste of the new Griffith.
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TVR Says It Will Win Le Mans In The Future 14
Sep
Posted by Brad Anderson in Le Mans, Motorsport, racing, Reports, TVR, TVR Griffith on 09 14th, 2017


A few short days after unveiling the long-awaited TVR Griffith, the reborn British car manufacturer says it intends of racing and winning at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
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New TVR Griffith Looks Even Better In The Flesh [31 Pics + Video] 11
Sep
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Galleries, Goodwood, new cars, TVR, TVR Griffith, TVR Videos, video on 09 11th, 2017


Following a set of rather low-quality photos, TVR has released a new gallery of the reborn Griffith live from the Goodwood Revival’s floor.
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TVR Returns With New Hairy-Chested Griffith: 500hp V8, 1250kg And A Manual 8
Sep
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Goodwood, new cars, TVR, TVR Griffith, TVR Videos, video on 09 8th, 2017


TVR has pulled the covers off their long-awaited new Griffith at the Goodwood Revival.
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