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1986-1994 TVR S1-S3 specifications

1986-1994 TVR S1-S3 specifications Classic and Performance Car

The Convertible S range was introduced as an entry-level traditional sports car, specifically aimed at those who thought TVRs had grown too fast and too expensive. Pitched 30% cheaper than the 350i, they found a ready market. Early versions used the same Ford 2.8-litre Cologne V6 as the 280i, but this was replaced from 1988 in the S2 by Ford’s new 2.9-litre Granada V6. For 1990, the S3 got a better interior and four-inch longer doors for easier access. There were also around 40 S4Cs – basically a V8S with the V6 engine fitted.

Production

  • Price at launch:
    £12,995
  • Price (excellent)
    £7,250
  • Price (good):
    £5,500
  • Price (average):
    £3,500
  • Price (project):
    £1,600

Performance

  • 0-60mph:
    7.6secs
  • Top speed:
    128.0mph
  • Power:
    160.0bhp
  • Torque:
    162.0lb/ft
  • MPG:
    27.0mpg

Engine

  • Configuration:
    V6
  • Aspiration:
    Normal
  • Fuel:
    Petrol
  • Fuel delivery:
    electronic fuel injection

Chassis

  • Suspension Front:
    Independent, coil springs
  • Suspension Rear:
    Independent, coil springs
  • Steering:
    rack and pinion
  • Bodyframe:
    spaceframe
  • Transmission:
    Five-speed manual

Dimensions

  • Length:
    3962mm
  • Wheelbase:
    2286mm
  • Width:
    1448mm
  • Height:
    1118mm
  • Weight:
    987kgs

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