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TVR Tamora

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 TVR Tamora

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible 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, 282 km/h / 175 mph / 175 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TVRIssued from2001
ModelTamoraIssued until
SerieTamoraNumber 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)310 l / 10.95 cu ft / 10.95 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)3710 l / 131.02 cu ft / 131.02 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3925 mm / 154.5 in / 154.5 inTotal (curb) weight1060 kg / 2337 lb / 2337 lb
Width1715 mm / 67.5 in / 67.5 inDry weight
Height1204 mm / 47.4 in / 47.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2361 mm / 93.0 in / 93.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance102 mm / 4.0 in / 4.0 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.76 m2 / 18.9 sq ft / 18.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

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 supplySMPFiEngine 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 ratio11.8 : 1
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)94.0 kW / 126.0 hp / 126.0 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

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.8
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.73

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed282 km/h / 175 mph / 175 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.20 s / 4.20 s / 4.20 sPower-to-weight ratio330.2 kW/ton / 250.2 bhp/ton / 250.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)9.10 s / 9.10 s / 9.10 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time12.50 s / 12.50 s / 12.50 s (top 119 km/h / 74 mph / 74 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time22.20 s / 22.20 s / 22.20 s CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front8.5J x 16Wheels rear8.5J x 16
Tyres frontAvon 225/50 ZR 16Tyres rearAvon 225/60 ZR 16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front304 mm / 12.0 in / 12.0 inBrake diameter rear282 mm / 11.1 in / 11.1 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted,Optional ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of TVR Tamora

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