TVR Supercar Teased; Details Revealed

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Iconic British sports car manufacturer TVR is all set to make a comeback with its new supercar, the Griffith. Top Gear has revealed the teaser images of the car.

TVR has undergone a lot of changes and now is owned by Les Edgar. He also revealed the technical details of the new supercar. The Griffith will be the first car from TVR since last 12 years.

The supercar has been designed by British firm Gordon Murray Design. GMD is also responsible for the design of the McLaren F1. The Griffith is pitted against the Aston Martin's grand touring series.

The TVR Griffith draws power from a 5-litre Cosworth V8 engine producing 500bhp. The supercar is capable of sprinting from 0-100km/h under four seconds before topping out at over 322km/h.

The TVR supercar will feature aerodynamic components such as a massive rear spoiler and ground effect aero technology. The kerb weight of the supercar stands at just 1,250kg thanks to the carbon-fibre chassis.

Edgar also stated that the TVR Griffith would not feature too many electronics as they are unreliable and expensive. But the interior of the car gets digital instrument cluster and a touchscreen infotainment system.

The final version of the car will be unveiled at the Goodwood Revival in September 2017. It looks like TVR has done extensive development work on the car and conducted several tests and Edgar states that the Griffith will not rust.

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TVR, one of the iconic brands known for the high-end sports car is making a comeback with its new Griffith supercar. It will be interesting to see the legendary supercar in its modern iteration.

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Story first published: Wednesday, July 12, 2017, 18:26 [IST]
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