TVR Cerbera 4.2, 2002 MY

TVR Cerbera 4.2 is a car that has a 2 door coupé body style with a front positioned engine driving through the rear wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 4.2 litre, single overhead camshaft 75 degree V 8 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant produces 360 bhp (365 PS/268 kW) of power at 6500 rpm, and maximum torque of 434 N·m (320 lb·ft/44.3 kgm) at 4500 rpm. The engine powers the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. Stated kerb weight is 1100 kg. Its maximum speed claimed is 290 km/h or 180 mph.

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TVR Cerbera 4.2, 2002 MY information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4280 mm
How heavy?
1100 kg
What size engine?
4.2 litre, 4185 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
365 PS / 360 bhp / 268 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
434 Nm / 320 ft.lb / 44.3 kgm @ 4500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 4.2 s
How fast?
290 km/h, 180 mph

TVR Cerbera models

2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4185 cm3 365 PS 360 bhp 268 kW 1100 kg
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2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4475 cm3 426 PS 420 bhp 313 kW 1100 kg
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 3947 cm3 243 PS 240 bhp 179 kW
2 door fixed-head coupé FR 5M 4997 cm3 294 PS 290 bhp 216 kW

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2002 TVR Cerbera 4.2 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2566 mm 101 inches
Track/tread (front) 1464 mm 57.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1470 mm 57.9 inches
Length 4280 mm 168.5 inches
Width 1865 mm 73.4 inches
Height 1220 mm 48 inches
Ground clearance 130 mm 5.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 1100 kg 2425 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 65 litres 14.3 UK Gal 17.2 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer TVR
Engine code AJP8
Cylinders V 8 in 75° vee
Capacity 4.2 litre
4185 cc
(255.384 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 88 × 86 mm
3.46 × 3.39 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.02
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 365 PS (360 bhp) (268 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output 86 bhp/litre
1.41 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 434 Nm (320 ft·lb) (44.3 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque 103.7 Nm/litre
1.25 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction alloy block & head
sump
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1303.2 kPa (189 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 523.13 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 4.2 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 9.90 s
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 290 km/h (180 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 331.82 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
244.05 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
327.27 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.15 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.1 kg/kW
6.84 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 power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 7½ x 16
Wheel size rear 7½ x 16
Tyres front 225/45 ZR 16
Tyres rear 245/45 ZR 16
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter 291 mm
Rear brake diameter 306 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.8
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID30525
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 38.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2002 TVR Cerbera 4.2 added 2002-09-29.
Last modified 2016-06-05.