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TVR Chimaera 5.0

(1993 model)

Brief specs of 1993 TVR Chimaera 5.0

2-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 8-cylinder V engine, 4997 cm3 / 304.9 cu in / 304.9 cu in, 227.0 kW / 304.4 hp / 304.4 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 498.0 N·m / 367.3 lb·ft / 367.3 lb·ft @ 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TVRIssued from1993
ModelChimaera 5.0Issued until
SerieChimaeraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerTVRCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3960 l / 139.85 cu ft / 139.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4030 mm / 158.7 in / 158.7 inTotal (curb) weight1050 kg / 2315 lb / 2315 lb
Width1750 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 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 clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity57 l / 12.5 UK gal / 15.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)1.83 m2 / 19.7 sq ft / 19.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.73 m2 / 7.9 sq ft / 7.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)18.2 kW / 24.4 hp / 24.4 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyEngine displacement4997 cm3 / 304.9 cu in / 304.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power227.0 kW / 304.4 hp / 304.4 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationMax. torque498.0 N·m / 367.3 lb·ft / 367.3 lb·ft at 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm / 3750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)90.8 kW / 121.8 hp / 121.8 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output45.4 kW/l / 0.998 bhp/cu in / 0.998 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque99.7 N·m/l / 0.87 lb·ft/cu in / 0.87 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) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio294.3 kW/ton / 223.0 bhp/ton / 223.0 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 circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of TVR Chimaera 5.0

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