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TVR Vixen S2

(1968 model)

Brief specs of 1968 TVR Vixen S2

2-door, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1599 cm3 / 97.6 cu in / 97.6 cu in, 56.0 kW / 75.1 hp / 75.1 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 125.0 N·m / 92.2 lb·ft / 92.2 lb·ft

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TVRIssued from1968
ModelVixen S2Issued until
SerieVixenNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerTVRCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3710 l / 131.02 cu ft / 131.02 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3690 mm / 145.3 in / 145.3 inTotal (curb) weight760 kg / 1676 lb / 1676 lb
Width1630 mm / 64.2 in / 64.2 inDry weight
Height1230 mm / 48.4 in / 48.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2290 mm / 90.2 in / 90.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity65 l / 14.3 UK gal / 17.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.61  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.70 m2 / 18.3 sq ft / 18.3 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) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke77.6 mm / 3.06 in / 3.06 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.04
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1599 cm3 / 97.6 cu in / 97.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity399.87 cm3/cylinder / 24.402 cu in/cylinder / 24.402 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power56.0 kW / 75.1 hp / 75.1 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque125.0 N·m / 92.2 lb·ft / 92.2 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)22.4 kW / 30.0 hp / 30.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output35.0 kW/l / 0.770 bhp/cu in / 0.770 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque78.2 N·m/l / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio100.0 kW/ton / 75.8 bhp/ton / 75.8 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 circle9.0 m / 29.5 ft / 29.5 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of TVR Vixen S2

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