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TVR Griffith 500

(2000 model)

Brief specs of 2000 TVR Griffith 500

2-seater convertible (cabriolet), 8-cylinder V engine, 4988 cm3 / 304.4 cu in / 304.4 cu in, 238.0 kW / 319.2 hp / 319.2 hp, 433.9 N·m / 320.0 lb·ft / 320.0 lb·ft, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 268 km/h / 167 mph / 167 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TVRIssued from2000
ModelGriffith 500Issued until
SerieGriffithNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerTVRCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3710 l / 131.02 cu ft / 131.02 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3890 mm / 153.1 in / 153.1 inTotal (curb) weight1050 kg / 2315 lb / 2315 lb
Width1940 mm / 76.4 in / 76.4 inDry weight
Height1200 mm / 47.2 in / 47.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2290 mm / 90.2 in / 90.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.98 m2 / 21.3 sq ft / 21.3 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 (V8)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
FuelStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement4988 cm3 / 304.4 cu in / 304.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power238.0 kW / 319.2 hp / 319.2 hp at
AspirationMax. torque433.9 N·m / 320.0 lb·ft / 320.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)88.2 kW / 118.3 hp / 118.3 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output47.7 kW/l / 1.048 bhp/cu in / 1.048 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque87.0 N·m/l / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in / 0.76 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed268 km/h / 167 mph / 167 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)4.40 s / 4.40 s / 4.40 sPower-to-weight ratio308.6 kW/ton / 233.8 bhp/ton / 233.8 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 circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/50-ZR16Tyres rear225/50-ZR16
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsOptional ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of TVR Griffith 500

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