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TVR Type S

(1987 model)

Brief specs of 1987 TVR Type S

2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 2792 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in, 118.0 kW / 158.2 hp / 158.2 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft @ 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)TVRIssued from1987
ModelType SIssued until
SerieType SNumber 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)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3970 mm / 156.3 in / 156.3 inTotal (curb) weight900 kg / 1984 lb / 1984 lb
Width1630 mm / 64.2 in / 64.2 inDry weight
Height1130 mm / 44.5 in / 44.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2300 mm / 90.6 in / 90.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance150 mm / 5.9 in / 5.9 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)1.57 m2 / 16.9 sq ft / 16.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.63 m2 / 6.7 sq ft / 6.7 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.6 kW / 20.9 hp / 20.9 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke68.5 mm / 2.70 in / 2.70 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.36
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2792 cm3 / 170.4 cu in / 170.4 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity465.31 cm3/cylinder / 28.395 cu in/cylinder / 28.395 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power118.0 kW / 158.2 hp / 158.2 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft at 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)47.2 kW / 63.3 hp / 63.3 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output42.3 kW/l / 0.929 bhp/cu in / 0.929 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque78.8 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 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 ratio177.8 kW/ton / 134.7 bhp/ton / 134.7 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 front205/60-R15Tyres rear205/60-R15
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of TVR Type S

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