TVR Vixen 1967-1973


June 30, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 31, 2015
TVR Vixen 1600 S2 (1969)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
109
0-50 mph
7.4
0-60 mph
10.5
1/4 mile
17.2
0-1 km
32.4
BHP
88 @5400rpm
Torque lbft
96 @3600rpm
BHP per ton
119
Engine capacity CC/CU
1599/98
Engine type
Straight 4 Carburettor
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
9.0:1
Valve Type/No
Overhead 8
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
4
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Drum
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
145
Width (in)
64
Height (in)
48
Kerb Weight (lbs)
1627
Additional Info: The Vixen is essentially identical to the Grantura, but for the bonnet vents added to the Vixen. The 1967-1968 Vixen S1 had a 1599cc Ford engine (88bhp with 0-60 in 11 secs) and a 1798cc MGA engine. The 1968-1970 Vixen S2 had a longer wheel base and similar body from the Tuscan with a long bonnet bulge, it ran the 1599cc Ford engine (0-60 in around 10.5 recorded). The 1970-1972 Vixen S3 (revised front wing air vents) had the 1599cc Ford engine now rated at 92bhp). The 1972-1973 Vixen S4 also had the 1599cc Ford engine (0-60 in 9.1 secs). The Vixen 2500 was basically a Vixen body mounted on a M-Series chassis and running gear and was only produced in 1971.

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