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TVR 1800 S

(1963 model)

Brief specs of 1963 TVR 1800 S

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1799 cm3 / 109.8 cu in / 109.8 cu in, 70.8 kW / 94.9 hp / 94.9 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 179 km/h / 111 mph / 111 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TVRIssued from1963
Model1800 SIssued until
Serie1800Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerTVRCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3505 mm / 138.0 in / 138.0 inTotal (curb) weight864 kg / 1905 lb / 1905 lb
Width1626 mm / 64.0 in / 64.0 inDry weight
Height1219 mm / 48.0 in / 48.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2172 mm / 85.5 in / 85.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1314 mm / 51.7 in / 51.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1378 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity68 l / 14.9 UK gal / 17.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.61  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.68 m2 / 18.1 sq ft / 18.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerAustinValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore80.3 mm / 3.16 in / 3.16 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.9 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9
Fuel supply2 SU carbsEngine displacement1799 cm3 / 109.8 cu in / 109.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity449.75 cm3/cylinder / 27.445 cu in/cylinder / 27.445 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio8.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power70.8 kW / 94.9 hp / 94.9 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)30.4 kW / 40.8 hp / 40.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output39.4 kW/l / 0.865 bhp/cu in / 0.865 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio1
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.9

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)8.10 s / 8.10 s / 8.10 sTop (maximal) speed179 km/h / 111 mph / 111 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)10.00 s / 10.00 s / 10.00 sPower-to-weight ratio110.0 kW/ton / 83.3 bhp/ton / 83.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of TVR 1800 S

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