1983 TVR Tasmin 200

The Tasmin 200 is a car from TVR, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 2 door coupé body style. Power is produced by an overhead valve, 2 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 98 bhp (99 PS/73 kW) at 5200 rpm and 152 N·m (112 lb·ft/15.5 kgm) respectively. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. Quoted weight at the kerb is 1065 kg. Maximum quoted speed is 185 km/h, or 115 mph.

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1983 TVR Tasmin 200 information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4013 mm
How heavy?
1065 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1993 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
99 PS / 98 bhp / 73 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
152 Nm / 112 ft.lb / 15.5 kgm
How fast?
185 km/h, 115 mph

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1983 TVR Tasmin 200 data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2388 mm 94 inches
Track/tread (front) 1430 mm 56.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1440 mm 56.7 inches
Length 4013 mm 158 inches
Width 1727 mm 68 inches
Height 1194 mm 47 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.68
Kerb weight 1065 kg 2348 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.37
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1993 cc
(121.62 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 90.8 × 76.95 mm
3.57 × 3.03 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.18
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 99 PS (98 bhp) (73 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output 49.2 bhp/litre
0.81 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 152 Nm (112 ft·lb) (15.5 kgm)
Specific torque 76.27 Nm/litre
0.92 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 9.2:1
Fuel system 1 We carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 958.4 kPa (139 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 498.25 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 185 km/h (115 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 93.3 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
68.62 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
92.02 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.57 kg/kW
24.34 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 unknown
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 1
Final drive ratio 3.54
general
Carfolio.com ID50578
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 20.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1983 TVR Tasmin 200 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.