1962 TVR Grantura Mk III

The Grantura Mk III is a motor vehicle from TVR, with rear wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 2 door coupé body style. The 1.6 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 4 cylinder unit that produces 91 bhp (92 PS/68 kW) of power at 5500 rpm. A 4 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the driven wheels. With a stated kerb weight of 710 kg, the TVR Grantura Mk III performs the 0-60 mph sprint in 9.6 seconds and the standing quarter mile in 16.8 seconds. Its maximum speed claimed is 172 km/h (107 mph).

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1962 TVR Grantura Mk III information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
3505 mm
How heavy?
710 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1622 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
92 PS / 91 bhp / 68 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
Unknown
How quick?
0-60 mph: 9.6 s
How fast?
172 km/h, 107 mph

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1962 TVR Grantura Mk III data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2172 mm 85.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1295 mm 51 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1321 mm 52 inches
Length 3505 mm 138 inches
Width 1626 mm 64 inches
Height
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.61
Kerb weight 710 kg 1565 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Morris
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1622 cc
(98.981 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 76.2 × 88.9 mm
3 × 3.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.86
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 92 PS (91 bhp) (68 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 56.1 bhp/litre
0.92 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9:1
Fuel system 2 SU carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 405.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 6 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 9.6 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 28.00 s
Standing quarter-mile 16.8 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 172 km/h (107 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 129.95 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
95.58 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
128.17 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.46 kg/kW
17.48 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 rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.CS.
Rear suspension I.W.CS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 4 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID14289
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1962 TVR Grantura Mk III added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.