2001 TVR Tamora

The TVR Tamora is a 2 door convertible/cabriolet style car with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 3.6 litre naturally aspirated dry-sumped 6 cylinder powerplant, with 4 valves per cylinder that produces power and torque figures of 350 bhp (355 PS/261 kW) at 7200 rpm and 393 N·m (290 lb·ft/40.1 kgm) at 5500 rpm respectively. It features dry sump-type lubrication. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 5 speed manual 'box. With a claimed weight at the kerb of 1060 kg, the TVR Tamora performs the 0-60 mph sprint in 4.2 seconds and the quarter mile from rest in 12.5 seconds. The TVR Tamora is claimed to manage a maxiumum speed of 282 km/h which is 175 mph.

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TVR Tamora -
TVR Tamora
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Key facts

2001 TVR Tamora information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
3925 mm
How heavy?
1060 kg
What size engine?
3.6 litre, 3605 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Straight
How much power?
355 PS / 350 bhp / 261 kW @ 7200 rpm
How much torque?
393 Nm / 290 ft.lb / 40.1 kgm @ 5500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 4.2 s
How fast?
282 km/h, 175 mph

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2001 TVR Tamora data
bodywork
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2361 mm 93 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 3925 mm 154.5 inches
Width 1715 mm 67.5 inches
Height 1204 mm 47.4 inches
Ground clearance 102 mm 4 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.66
Kerb weight 1060 kg 2337 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer TVR
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 6
Capacity 3.6 litre
3605 cc
(219.991 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 96 × 83 mm
3.78 × 3.27 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.16
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
355 PS (350 bhp) (261 kW)
at 7200 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
97.1 bhp/litre
1.59 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
393 Nm (290 ft·lb) (40.1 kgm)
at 5500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
109.02 Nm/litre
1.32 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 11.8:1
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1369.9 kPa (198.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 600.83 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) 9.10 s
Standing quarter-mile 12.5 s
@ 119 mph
Standing kilometre 22.2 s
@ 237 km/h
Maximum speed 282 km/h (175 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 334.78 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
246.22 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
330.19 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.15 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.06 kg/kW
6.78 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 2.000
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 8.5J x 16
Wheel size rear 8.5J x 16
Tyres front Avon 225/50 ZR 16
Tyres rear Avon 225/60 ZR 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter 304 mm
Rear brake diameter 282 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.8
Final drive ratio 3.73
general
Carfolio.com ID88770
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 34.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2001 TVR Tamora added 2001-11-02.
Last modified 2013-02-28.