Car Enthusiast - click here to access the home page


 


TVRís return complete with Griffith reveal. Image by TVR.

TVRís return complete with Griffith reveal
Reborn TVR Griffith costs £90k, can do 200mph+ and features clever aerodynamic trickery
<< earlier TVR article  

 


News homepage -> TVR news

What's all this about?

We've finally got the first look at - and the name of - the revived TVR's first model. And, in a nod to the marque's recent past, the newcomer is going to be called the Griffith.

Where was it first shown?

TVR took the wraps off the Griffith MkII at the Goodwood Revival, where it showed the car in its £90,000 Launch Edition specification with a full leather interior and bespoke alloy wheels. A total of 500 of these will be built and a lot of them have already had deposits slapped down. TVR also showed off a Griffith in a pace car livery and strongly hinted at a return to motorsport, far sooner than later.

OK, do we have any more facts on the TVR Griffith for 2017?

Thanks to the involvement of Gordon Murray Design's iStream architecture, the Griffith weighs in at just 1,250kg, has high torsional rigidity and boasts 50:50 weight distribution. TVR also claims it is only the second front-engined car to have a completely flat underfloor, one of several features that make it aerodynamically efficient and capable of generating downforce. Beyond that, it's broadly what we already knew.

Which is...?

That motor up front is a naturally aspirated 5.0-litre Cosworth-enhanced V8, mated to a six-speed manual gearbox and sending drive to the rear wheels. Headline, if rather vague, stats so far include 0-60mph in less than four seconds, a power-to-weight ratio of 406hp-per-tonne and a top speed in excess of 200mph.

Oof. What does the company have to say about this?

TVR chairman Les Edgar said: "Today's unveiling is the culmination of nearly three years of tireless work by the team, and we're all proud to be able to show the new TVR Griffith to the world. This is unmistakably a TVR, a British muscle car that's as awesome and brutal as it is charismatic and refined. Importantly, the new TVR offers levels of technical sophistication, comfort, reliability and practicality never seen by the brand before."



Matt Robinson - 8 Sep 2017


2018 TVR Griffith revealed. Image by TVR.2018 TVR Griffith revealed. Image by TVR.2018 TVR Griffith revealed. Image by TVR.  








    - TVR news
- Griffith images






TVRís sneak peek at new sports car. Image by TVR.
New TVR sneak peek
Due to be unveiled at the Goodwood Revival, this is the first look at TVRís V8-powered sports car
 
Forthcoming TVR to boast best power-to-weight in class. Image by TVR.
TVR power-to-weight revealed
With an estimated 487hp from a 5.0 V8, TVR sports car delivers an unbeatable 406hp-per-tonne
TVR latest manufacturer to confirm factory in Wales. Image by TVR.
TVR moves to Wales
Revived TVR signs deal with Welsh assembly for new production facility in Ebbw Vale.

 
 215 Racing
 9ff
 A. Kahn Design
 Abarth
 Abt
 AC Cars
 AC Schnitzer
 Acura
 Alfa Romeo
 Alpina
 Alpine
 Amari
 APS Sportec
 Arash
 Arden
 Ares
 Ariel
 Arrinera
 Artega
 Ascari
 Aston Martin
 Atalanta
 Atomik
 Audi
 Austin
 Auto Union
 Autodelta
 Autofarm
 Autosport
 AVA
 Avatar
 Axon
 Aznom
 BAC
 BAIC
 Bentley
 Bertone
 Bloodhound
 Bluebird
 BMW
 Bosch
 Bowler
 Brabham
 Brabus
 Breckland
 Bridgestone
 Brilliance
 Bristol
 Bugatti
 Buick
 Burton
 BYD
 Cadillac
 Callaway
 Caparo
 Capstone
 Carlsson
 Caterham
 CCG
 Chang'an
 Changfeng
 Chevrolet
 Chevron
 Chongfeng
 Chrysler
 Citroen
 Climax
 Connaught
 Cooper Tires
 Corvette
 Cummins
 Cupra
 Dacia
 Daewoo
 Daihatsu
 Daimler
 Dartz
 Datsun
 David Brown
 David Brown Automotive
 DDR
 De Tomaso
 Delta
 Detroit Electric
 Devon
 Dodge
 Donkervoort
 Drayson
 DS
 Eagle
 Eagle E-type
 EDAG
 edo competition
 Eterniti
 Everrati
 Evisol
 Exagon

 
 FAB Design
 Factory Five
 Faralli & Mazzanti
 Fenix
 Fenomenon
 Ferrari
 Fiat
 Fisker
 Ford
 G-Power
 Geely
 Gemballa
 General Motors
 Ginetta
 Giugiaro
 Glickenhaus
 GMC
 Goodwood
 Google
 Gordon Murray
 Gordon Murray Design
 Gray Design
 Great Wall
 GTA
 GTM
 Gumpert
 Hamann
 Hartge
 HBH
 Heffner Performance
 Hennessey
 HERE
 Holden
 Honda
 Hulme
 Hummer
 Hyundai
 I.D.E.A
 Icona
 IFR
 Infiniti
 Ionity
 Isis
 JAC
 Jaguar
 Jeep
 Jensen
 Jetstream
 JJAD
 Joss Developments
 Kahn
 Kamala
 Keating
 Kia
 Koenigsegg
 KTM
 Kumho
 Lada
 Lagonda
 Lamborghini
 Lancia
 Land Rover
 Lexus
 Liberty
 Lightning
 Lincoln
 Lister
 Loma Performance
 Lorinser
 Lotus
 LupiniPower
 Luxgen
 Mahindra
 Mansory
 Maserati
 Mastretta
 Maybach
 Mazda
 McLaren
 Mercedes
 Mercedes-AMG
 Mercedes-Benz
 Mercedes-Maybach
 Mercury
 Metrocab
 MG
 Michelin
 MINI
 Mitsubishi
 MMI
 Monte Carlo
 Mopar
 Morgan
 Mosler
 MTM
 NAC MG
 Nissan

 
 NLV
 Noble
 Novitec
 Opel
 Overfinch
 Pagani
 Perodua
 Peugeot
 Piaggio
 Pininfarina
 Polestar
 Pontiac
 Porsche
 Preview
 Prodrive
 Project Runningblade
 Project Velocity
 Proton
 Protoscar
 Qoros
 Radical
 Range Rover
 Red Bull
 Renault
 Reva
 Rimac
 Rinspeed
 RoadRazer
 Rolls-Royce
 Ronn Motor Company
 Rover
 RUF
 Saab
 SAIC
 Saleen
 Saturn
 Scagliarini
 SCG
 Scion
 SDR Sportscars
 SEAT
 Sin
 Singer
 Skoda
 Smart
 Soleil
 Spada
 speedArt
 Sportec
 Spyker
 SRT
 Ssangyong
 SSC
 Startech
 STaSIS
 Subaru
 Suzuki
 Suzusho
 TAD
 Tamiya
 Tata
 Techart
 Tesla
 THINK
 Thunder Power
 Tojeiro
 Tommy Kaira
 TomTom
 Toray
 Toyota
 Trabant
 TranStar
 Trident
 Tushek
 TVR
 UKCOTY
 Vanda Electrics
 Vauxhall
 Velozzi
 Vencer
 Venturi
 Veritas
 Vizualtech
 VL Automotive
 Volkswagen
 Volvo
 VUHL
 Webasto
 Westfield
 Wiesmann
 Xenatec
 Yamaha
 Zagato
 Zarooq
 Zenos
 Zenvo



 
 






External links:   | Irish Car Market News |

Internal links:   | Home | Privacy | Contact us | Archives | Old motor show reports | Follow Car Enthusiast on Twitter | Copyright 1999-2022 ©