2017 TVR Griffith

The TVR Griffith is a rear wheel drive car, with the powerplant mounted in the front, and a 2 door coupé bodyshell. It is powered by a dry sumped naturally aspirated engine of 5 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, a 90 degree V 8 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It features dry sump-type lubrication. The power is transmitted to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox. The stated weight at the kerb is 1250 kg. It is said to be able to achieve a maxiumum speed of 322 km/h which is 200 mph.


TVR Griffith -
TVR Griffith
Image courtesy of TVR
TVR Griffith -
TVR Griffith
Image courtesy of TVR

Key facts

2017 TVR Griffith information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4314 mm
How heavy?
1250 kg
What size engine?
5 litre, 4951 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
How much torque?
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4 s
How fast?
322 km/h, 200 mph
2017 TVR Griffith data
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2600 mm 102.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1599 mm 63 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1557 mm 61.3 inches
Length 4314 mm 169.8 inches
Width 1850 mm 72.8 inches
Height 1239 mm 48.8 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 1250 kg 2756 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 60 litres 13.2 UK Gal 15.9 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Cosworth
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 5 litre
4951 cc
(302.129 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 92.2 × 92.7 mm
3.63 × 3.65 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.99
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
32 valves in total
maximum power output
Specific output
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 618.88 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 322 km/h (200 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
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
Rear suspension
Wheel size front 8½ x 19
Wheel size rear 9½ x 20
Tyres front 235/35 ZR 19
Tyres rear 275/30 ZR 20
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 370 mm
Rear brake diameter 350 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
Carfolio.com ID529078
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 42.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2017 TVR Griffith added 2017-09-10.
Last modified 2017-09-10.