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The Definitive British Bruiser

Advantages: Shattering performance, classic style, one of the world's best interiors
Disadvantages: Persistent leaks, traction in the wet

Hi, my name is Steve and I'm an addict. I've had two of these - one au naturale and one with power steering. Both were wonderful. First, let's deal with some common misconceptions. Neither car ever broke down in a substantial way. Sure there were niggl ...

oz_steve 19.03.2004 · Read full review
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Review of TVR Chimaera 500

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TVR Chimaera

Advantages: Cheap
Disadvantages: Handling

There’s no voodoo involved here, just a simple steel tube spaceframe chassis, covered in fibreglass and powered by a Rover V8. Three models are offered and even the base 4.0 litre can crack 0-60mph in less than five seconds. Not as stylish or curvaceous a ...

Antkeay 15.08.2000 · Read full review

Review of TVR Chimaera 500

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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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Detailed Information

Advantages: You're not going to be beaten in a drag race!
Disadvantages: Handling can be too hairy for some

Engine: 75 degree alloy V8 engine Capacity (cc) 4475 Bore/stroke (mm) 91 x 86 Compression Ratio 10.75:1 Max power 420 bhp @ 6750 rpm Max torque 380 ft.lbs @ 5500 rpm Performance: 0 to 60 mph in 3.9 secs 0 to 100 mph in 8.3 secs 0 to 150 mp ...

Alistah 27.02.2001 · Read full review
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Review of TVR Cerbera 4.5

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