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TVR Chimaera 5.0

(1994 model)

Brief specs of 1994 TVR Chimaera 5.0

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 4997 cm3 / 304.9 cu in / 304.9 cu in, 216.3 kW / 290.1 hp / 290.1 hp @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, 477.0 N·m / 351.8 lb·ft / 351.8 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 257 km/h / 160 mph / 160 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TVRIssued from1994
ModelChimaera 5.0Issued until
SerieChimaeraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerTVRCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3960 l / 139.85 cu ft / 139.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4015 mm / 158.1 in / 158.1 inTotal (curb) weight1060 kg / 2337 lb / 2337 lb
Width1865 mm / 73.4 in / 73.4 inDry weight
Height1205 mm / 47.4 in / 47.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2286 mm / 90.0 in / 90.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity58 l / 12.7 UK gal / 15.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.91 m2 / 20.6 sq ft / 20.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerTVRValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore94.0 mm / 3.70 in / 3.70 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supplyEngine displacement4997 cm3 / 304.9 cu in / 304.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity624.63 cm3/cylinder / 38.117 cu in/cylinder / 38.117 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio
SumpMax. output power216.3 kW / 290.1 hp / 290.1 hp at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque477.0 N·m / 351.8 lb·ft / 351.8 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)89.2 kW / 119.6 hp / 119.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output43.3 kW/l / 0.951 bhp/cu in / 0.951 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque95.5 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed257 km/h / 160 mph / 160 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.40 s / 4.40 s / 4.40 sPower-to-weight ratio291.5 kW/ton / 220.9 bhp/ton / 220.9 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 circle9.8 m / 32.2 ft / 32.2 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/35-ZR18Tyres rear225/50-ZR16
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of TVR Chimaera 5.0

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