1960 TVR Grantura

The TVR Grantura is a coupé with 2 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits the power through the rear wheels. The 1 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 4 cylinder that develops 39 bhp (39.5 PS/29.1 kW) of power at 5000 rpm. The engine powers the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. The quoted weight at the kerb is 660 kg.

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1960 TVR Grantura information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
3505 mm
How heavy?
660 kg
What size engine?
1 litre, 997 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
39.5 PS / 39 bhp / 29.1 kW @ 5000 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown

TVR Grantura models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 1216 cm3 84 PS 83 bhp 62 kW 700 kg

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2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4M 735 cm3 39.5 PS 39 bhp 29.1 kW 610 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 4M 992 cm3 42.6 PS 42 bhp 31.3 kW 720 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FF 4M 849 cm3 37.5 PS 37 bhp 27.6 kW 584 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 1172 cm3 36.5 PS 36 bhp 26.8 kW 498 kg
1960 TVR Grantura data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2134 mm 84 inches
Track/tread (front) 1321 mm 52 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1321 mm 52 inches
Length 3505 mm 138 inches
Width 1626 mm 64 inches
Height 1219 mm 48 inches
Ground clearance 152 mm 6 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 660 kg 1455 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 39.8 litres 8.8 UK Gal 10.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1 litre
997 cc
(60.841 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80.96 × 48.41 mm
3.19 × 1.91 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.67
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 39.5 PS (39 bhp) (29.1 kW)
at 5000 rpm
Specific output 39.1 bhp/litre
0.64 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 7:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 249.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio 59.91 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
44.06 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
59.09 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.03 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 22.69 kg/kW
37.91 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.TA.TB.
Rear suspension I.TA.TB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID14190
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1960 TVR Grantura added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.