TVR S Series 1987-1994


June 30, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 31, 2015
TVR S Series 2.8 (1989)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
130
0-60 mph
7
1/4 mile
15
0-1 km
29.9
BHP
160 @6000rpm
Torque lbft
162 @4300rpm
BHP per ton
162
MPG UK/US
27/23
Engine capacity CC/CU
2792/170
Engine type
V6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
9.2:1
Valve Type/No
Overhead 12
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Drum
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
157.5
Width (in)
57
Height (in)
44
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2176
Additional Info: Shown at the 1986 NEC motor show. The S1 ran from 1987-1989. The S2 was built in 1989 and now had the 2.9i Ford engine rated at 168bhp with a 0-60 time of 6.8 secs. The S3 was introduced midway through 1989 followed shortly by the S3C (catalyst) which had a LSD. The S4C ran from 1992-1994.

TVR S Series
TVR S1 Interior
TVR S1
TVR S2 TVR S2 Interior
TVR S2 TVR S2 Engine
TVR S3
TVR S3 Interior
-1994 TVR S4C

 

TVR V8S (1991)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
150
0-50 mph
4.1
0-60 mph
5.2
1/4 mile
13.9
0-1 km
25.3
BHP
240 @5750rpm
Torque lbft
275 @4200rpm
BHP per ton
235
MPG UK/US
20/17
Engine capacity CC/CU
3950/241
Engine type
V8 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
Valve Type/No
Overhead 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
158
Width (in)
57
Height (in)
44
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2250
Additional Info: Uses a Rover V8. Some had 4.3 litre engines. The V8SC had catalysts and the power and torque came lower down the rev range, giving 0-60 in 5.0 secs. Incidently the V8S does not have the bonnet scoop as standard, but has a more pronounced bonnet bulge.

TVR V8S TVR V8S TVR V8S
TVR V8S Engine TVR V8S TVR V8S Interior