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TVR
420 Sports Saloon




Basic (general) data

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Marque (make)Image of TVR 420 Sports Saloon
TVR
Serie420
Model family
Model420 Sports Saloon
Model code
Issued from
Issued until
Country of originUK
Number made1
Body construction
Body designation

Bodywork

 
Base platform
Bodywork typefixed-head coupé
Bodywork designer
Number of doors2
Number of seats2+2
Cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Max. cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Passenger space (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]

Dimensions & Weight

 
Wheelbase [mm / in / in]2387 / 94.0 / 94.0
Track front [mm / in / in]1450 / 57.1 / 57.1
Track rear [mm / in / in]1480 / 58.3 / 58.3
Length [mm / in / in]4220 / 166.1 / 166.1
Width [mm / in / in]1778 / 70.0 / 70.0
Height [mm / in / in]1224 / 48.2 / 48.2
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77
Ground clearance [mm / in / in]
Total (curb) weight [kg / lb / lb]
Dry weight [kg / lb / lb]
Load capacity [kg / lb / lb]
Gross (max.) weight [kg / lb / lb]
Towing weight [kg / lb / lb]
Weight distribution (front) [% / % / %]
Fuel capacity [l / UK gal / US gal]82 / 18.0 / 21.7

Aerodynamics

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

Engine

 
Engine Code
Engine ManufacturerTVR
Engine TypeV engine
Engine Type Details
Sump
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)
Fuel details
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)
Total number of cylinders8
Total number of valves16
Valves per cylinder2
Engine Main bearings
Engine construction
Bore [mm / in / in]93.5 / 3.68 / 3.68
Stroke [mm / in / in]77.0 / 3.03 / 3.03
Bore/Stroke ratio1.21
Engine displacement [cm3 / cu in / cu in]4230 / 258.1 / 258.1
Unitary capacity [cm3/cylinder / cu in/cylinder / cu in/cylinder]528.75 / 32.266 / 32.266
Compression ratio9.8
Fuel supplyEFi
Aspirationnatural
Compressor typeN/A
Intercoolerno
Catalytic converteryes
Max. output power [kW / hp / hp]197.6 / 265.0 / 265.0
Max. output power rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]5500 / 5500 / 5500
Max. torque [N·m / lb·ft / lb·ft]407.0 / 300.2 / 300.2
Max. torque rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]3500 / 3500 / 3500
Maximum rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]
Coolantwater
Max. net output (power at the wheels) [kW / hp / hp]79.0 / 106.0 / 106.0 (est.)
Specific output [kW/l / bhp/cu in / bhp/cu in]46.7 / 1.026 / 1.026
Specific torque [N·m/l / lb·ft/cu in / lb·ft/cu in]96.2 / 0.84 / 0.84

Transmission

 
Transmission typemanual
Number of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel drive
Top gear (drive) ratio0.79
Final gear (drive) ratio3.06

Performance

 
Power-to-weight ratio [kW/ton / bhp/ton / bhp/ton]
Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h) [s / s / s]6.00 / 6.00 / 6.00
Acceleration 0-100 km/h [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h) [s / s / s]14.50 / 14.50 / 14.50
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in top [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile time [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Standing kilometer time [s / s / s]
Standing kilometer speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Top (maximal) speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Fuel consumption, City (urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Mixed (combined) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Euro [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
CO2 emissions [g/km / g/mi / g/mi]
Range [km / mi / mi]

Chassis

 
Engine locationfront
Engine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PAS
Steering details
Turns lock-to-lock3
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 15
Wheels rear8.5J x 15
Tyres front225/50 VR 15
Tyres rear225/50 VR 15
Brakes frontventilated disc
Brakes reardisc
Brakes detailsservo-assisted
Brake diameter front [mm / in / in]269 / 10.6 / 10.6
Brake diameter rear [mm / in / in]277 / 10.9 / 10.9
Braked area [cm2 / sq in / sq in]
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