TVR Grantura 1958-1967


June 28, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 31, 2015
TVR Grantura Series 1 (1958-1960)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
101
0-50 mph
8.2
0-60 mph
10.8
1/4 mile
18.3
BHP
83 @6300rpm
Torque lbft
75 @4750rpm
BHP per ton
118
Engine capacity CC/CU
1216/74
Engine type
Straight 4 Carburettors x 2
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.0:1
Valve Type/No
SOHC 8
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
4
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Drum/Drum
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
138
Width (in)
64
Height (in)
48
Kerb Weight (lbs)
1543
Additional Info: Other Series 1 engines include: 997cc (39bhp) and 1172cc Ford engines, 1098cc and 1216cc (above) Coventry engines and 1498cc and 1588cc MGA engines. Grantura Series 2 (1960-1962) engines include: 997cc, 1172 and 1340cc Ford engines, a 1216cc Coventry engine and 1498cc, 1588cc and 1622cc MGA engines. A Grantura IIA was introduced in 1960-1961 and featured rear arch blisters. See below for Series 3.

 

TVR Grantura Series 3 (1962-1967)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
107
0-60 mph
9.6
1/4 mile
16.8
BHP
91 @5500rpm
BHP per ton
128
Engine capacity CC/CU
1622/99
Engine type
Straight 4 Carburettors x 2
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
9.0:1
Valve Type/No
SOHC 8
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
4
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Drum
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
138
Width (in)
64
Height (in)
48
Kerb Weight (lbs)
1565
Additional Info: Completely new and imporoved chassis. Engine choices were a 1216cc Coventry engine, 1172cc and 1340cc Ford engines and 1622cc (see above) and 1798cc (95bhp) MGB engines. The Grantura 1800S was introduced in 1964 and had a redesigned body shell, which was upgraded and renamed later to the Mark IV 1800S.

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