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TVR 420 Sports Saloon

Brief specs of TVR 420 Sports Saloon

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder 16-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 4230 cm3 / 258.1 cu in / 258.1 cu in, 197.6 kW / 265.0 hp / 265.0 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 407.0 N·m / 300.2 lb·ft / 300.2 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TVRIssued from
Model420 Sports SaloonIssued until
Serie420Number made1
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerTVRCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4220 mm / 166.1 in / 166.1 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1778 mm / 70.0 in / 70.0 inDry weight
Height1224 mm / 48.2 in / 48.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2387 mm / 94.0 in / 94.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1480 mm / 58.3 in / 58.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity82 l / 18.0 UK gal / 21.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

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

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerTVRValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore93.5 mm / 3.68 in / 3.68 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke77.0 mm / 3.03 in / 3.03 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.21
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement4230 cm3 / 258.1 cu in / 258.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity528.75 cm3/cylinder / 32.266 cu in/cylinder / 32.266 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power197.6 kW / 265.0 hp / 265.0 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque407.0 N·m / 300.2 lb·ft / 300.2 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)79.0 kW / 106.0 hp / 106.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output46.7 kW/l / 1.026 bhp/cu in / 1.026 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque96.2 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) ratio0.79
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.06

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)6.00 s / 6.00 s / 6.00 sPower-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)14.50 s / 14.50 s / 14.50 sFuel 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
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock3Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Upper wishbone, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs
Wheels front8.5J x 15Wheels rear8.5J x 15
Tyres front225/50 VR 15Tyres rear225/50 VR 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front269 mm / 10.6 in / 10.6 inBrake diameter rear277 mm / 10.9 in / 10.9 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of TVR 420 Sports Saloon

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