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Forget PS2! THIS is the Real Driving Experience!

Advantages: British made, comparatively rare, cheap super-car performance
Disadvantages: Fuel consumption, speeding fines

I like fast stuff and I like going fast. Its true, I can’t deny it….. 163mph on my bike, 200.3 mph in freefall, 35knots on a windsurfer in a gale and 135mph in a hire car somewhere in Scotland…. Just a few of the idiotic adventures I’ve survived so far…. ...

noyzboyz 23.11.2004 · Read full review
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Review of TVR Chimaera 400

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Can Be Costly But Worth It

Advantages: Looks, performance, engine sound
Disadvantages: Running costs, battery location, repair costs

I’ve always fancied a V8 TVR ever since I first heard one going past, such a distinctive, brilliant noise! Finally took the plunge when I came across one for sale locally, Cooper green, 45K miles and FSH (important) for just over £12K I was expecting i ...

keeleymarc 27.11.2004 · Read full review
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Advantages: Blistering Drive
Disadvantages: wet and unreliable

I have a 97 Chimaera 4.0 in Venetian Blue (grey) which is a fantastic car to drive. However, there are problems with them which anyone thinking of buying one should know. 1. They leak. A lot. If mine sits in the rain then the carpets get totally so ...

edhallciao 21.09.2000 · Read full review
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Review of TVR Chimaera 450

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shall I or shant I

Advantages: The name
Disadvantages: Expensive for what you actually get!

Having overcome a huge reliability problem over the last decade or so, it seems that the little car plant in Blackpool is turning out some little jems. Having driven in a friends car only once, I was questioning how I could remorgage my house to raise the ...

shak_y2k 31.12.2000 · Read full review
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Review of TVR Chimaera 450

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Roar Roar Roooooar

Advantages: Fast, noisy, and exclusive.
Disadvantages: Drinks fuel faster than William Hague drinks Beer.

The best thing about the TVR is that not only do people know when your about by the sight of the car, they also know your about by the noise of the car. Forget the politically correct quiet fuel economic cars of the new millenium, this is the beast of Bla ...

Malmsteen 09.08.2000 · Read full review
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