2003 TVR Sagaris

The Sagaris is a car from TVR, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door coupé body style. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4 litre, double overhead camshaft 6 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. In this application it develops 406 bhp (412 PS/303 kW) of power at 7000-7500 rpm, and maximum torque of 473 N·m (349 lb·ft/48.2 kgm) at 5000 rpm. Power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox. Its claimed weight at the kerb is 1078 kg. Top claimed speed is 298 km/h, which equates to 185 mph, and carbon dioxide emissions are 406.0 g/km.

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TVR Sagaris -
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Key facts

2003 TVR Sagaris information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4057 mm
How heavy?
1078 kg
What size engine?
4 litre, 3996 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
412 PS / 406 bhp / 303 kW @ 7000-7500 rpm
How much torque?
473 Nm / 349 ft.lb / 48.2 kgm @ 5000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 3.9 s
How fast?
298 km/h, 185 mph
What carbon dioxide emissions?
406.0 CO2 g/km

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2003 TVR Sagaris data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2361 mm 93 inches
Track/tread (front) 1510 mm 59.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1620 mm 63.8 inches
Length 4057 mm 159.7 inches
Width 1850 mm 72.8 inches
Height 1175 mm 46.3 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.72
Kerb weight 1078 kg 2377 lb
Weight distribution 53 % front
fuel tank capacity 57 litres 12.5 UK Gal 15.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer TVR
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 4 litre
3996 cc
(243.851 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96 × 92 mm
3.78 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 412 PS (406 bhp) (303 kW)
at 7000-7500 rpm
Specific output 101.6 bhp/litre
1.66 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 473 Nm (349 ft·lb) (48.2 kgm)
at 5000 rpm
Specific torque 118.37 Nm/litre
1.43 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 12.2:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1487.5 kPa (215.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 666 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 3.1 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 3.9 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 8.50 s
Standing quarter-mile 12.7 s
@ 122 mph
Standing kilometre 21.8 s
@ 241 km/h
Maximum speed 298 km/h (185 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 381.86 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
280.85 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
376.62 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.17 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 3.56 kg/kW
5.95 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions 406.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK) M
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.000
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 8.5J x 18
Wheel size rear 8.5J x 18
Tyres front 255/35 R 18
Tyres rear 255/35 ZR 18
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi
Front brake diameter 322 mm
Rear brake diameter 298 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.8
Final drive ratio 3.73
general
Carfolio.com ID120208
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2003 TVR Sagaris added 2004-06-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.