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TVR Tuscan

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 TVR Tuscan

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3605 cm3 / 220.0 cu in / 220.0 cu in, 261.0 kW / 350.0 hp / 350.0 hp @ 7200 rpm / 7200 rpm / 7200 rpm, 393.0 N·m / 289.9 lb·ft / 289.9 lb·ft @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, consumption 13.5 l/100km / 20.9 mpg-UK / 17.4 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TVRIssued from2001
ModelTuscanIssued until
SerieTuscanNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation


Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4270 l / 150.79 cu ft / 150.79 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4235 mm / 166.7 in / 166.7 inTotal (curb) weight1100 kg / 2425 lb / 2425 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1200 mm / 47.2 in / 47.2 inLoad capacity105 kg / 231 lb / 231 lb
Wheelbase2361 mm / 93.0 in / 93.0 inGross (max.) weight1280 kg / 2822 lb / 2822 lb
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance102 mm / 4.0 in / 4.0 inFuel capacity56 l / 12.3 UK gal / 14.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  


Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.85 m2 / 19.9 sq ft / 19.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)


Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerTVRValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore96.0 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.16
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3605 cm3 / 220.0 cu in / 220.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity600.83 cm3/cylinder / 36.665 cu in/cylinder / 36.665 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio
SumpdryMax. output power261.0 kW / 350.0 hp / 350.0 hp at 7200 rpm / 7200 rpm / 7200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque393.0 N·m / 289.9 lb·ft / 289.9 lb·ft at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)105.0 kW / 140.8 hp / 140.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output72.4 kW/l / 1.591 bhp/cu in / 1.591 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque109.0 N·m/l / 0.95 lb·ft/cu in / 0.95 lb·ft/cu in


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


Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)3.90 s / 3.90 s / 3.90 sPower-to-weight ratio318.2 kW/ton / 241.1 bhp/ton / 241.1 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)13.5 l/100km / 20.9 mpg-UK / 17.4 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions316 g/km / 508 g/mi / 508 g/mi (est.)
  Range415 km / 258 mi / 258 mi


Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering detailsTraction control.
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontAvon225/50-ZR16Tyres rearAvon225/60-ZR16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted,Optional ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of TVR Tuscan


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