1963 TVR 1800 S

The 1800 S is a motor vehicle from TVR, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a 2 door coupé body style. The 1.8 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, overhead valve, 4 cylinder unit that produces 95 bhp (96 PS/71 kW) of power at 5500 rpm. This power is transferred to the wheels via a 4 speed manual gearbox. Claimed kerb weight is 864 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 179 km/h (111 mph).

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1963 TVR 1800 S brief technical data

What body style?2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?3505 mm
How heavy?864 kg
What size engine?1.8 litre, 1799 cm3
How many cylinders?4, Straight
How much power? 96 PS / 95 bhp / 71 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?Unknown
How quick?0-60 mph: 10 s
How fast?179 km/h, 111 mph

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1963 TVR 1800 S data
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2172 mm 85.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1314 mm 51.7 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1378 mm 54.3 inches
Length 3505 mm 138 inches
Width 1626 mm 64 inches
Height 1219 mm 48 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.61
Kerb weight 864 kg 1905 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 67.7 litres 14.9 UK Gal 17.9 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Austin
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1799 cc
(109.782 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 80.26 × 88.9 mm
3.16 × 3.5 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 96 PS (95 bhp) (71 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output 52.8 bhp/litre
0.87 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
Specific torque
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8.8:1
Fuel system 2 SU carbs
bmep (brake mean effective pressure)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 449.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 8.1 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 10 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 179 km/h (111 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 111.48 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
81.99 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
109.95 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.2 kg/kW
20.37 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
Rear suspension
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 1
Final drive ratio 3.90
general
Carfolio.com ID55594
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1963 TVR 1800 S added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.