TVR returns to production with cosworth powered sports car in collaboration with gordon murray design
 
TVR returns to production with cosworth powered sports car in collaboration with gordon murray design TVR returns to production with cosworth powered sports car in collaboration with gordon murray design
jul 12, 2016

TVR returns to production with cosworth powered sports car in collaboration with gordon murray design


TVR returns to production with cosworth powered sports car in collaboration with gordon murray design

 

 

 

revered british sports car brand, TVR, is roaring back to production with an all-new cosworth powered sports car, featuring technology engineered in collaboration with prolific formula-one and road car designer, gordon murray.

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the traditional 2006 TVR ‘tuscan’

 

the quintessential car brand has announced that it will return to the market with an all-new british designed and built sports vehicle. the company has developed it in collaboration with gordon murray design and cosworth, each providing much of the core design and engineering capability for the all-new TVR. this incredible project is already well advanced with over a year of development completed so far.

 

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gordon murray intergrates ‘iStream’ technology into the latest car

 

 

 

the car aims to continue the tradition of a classic two-seat sports car with a composite ground effect aero chassis and body package using gordon murray design’s innovative ‘iStream’ technology. enthusiasts will also be delighted to know that the car will feature the traditional TVR DNA of a front engine with rear wheel drive and a manual transmission, powered by a V8 engine, developed and engineered by cosworth.

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the TVR sagaris has clearly influenced the latest design

 

 

 

gordon murray, chairman of GMD comments, ‘TVR is an iconic brand which has been an important part of british sports car manufacturing for many decades. its return to manufacturing is an exciting development and the car deserves the best chassis and powertrain that can possibly be delivered. to that end, I am delighted that our company is involved with the project, and that TVR are using our iStream technology.’

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the automobile will feature engineering components from cosworth

 

 

 

bruce wood, cosworth technical director, said, ‘we are proud to see cosworth’s industry-leading engineering at the heart of the revived TVR brand. our team has been working closely with TVR and gordon murray design to develop a powertrain solution that perfectly complements the exceptional performance characteristics of the new car. it’s an exciting project and one which well suits cosworth’s engineering expertise’

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les edgar, chairman of TVR and gordon murray agree on production

 

 

 

les edgar, chairman of TVR said, ‘we know that a new TVR has to be better than just good – it has to be outstanding. from the outset we only wanted to work with the best partners in the business, and both gordon murray’s and cosworth’s track records within motor sport and high performance car design and engineering speak for themselves. GMD and cosworth are the perfect partners for TVR and together, we will deliver a truly exceptional new car’. production of the car will begin in 2017 and the cars will be completely produced in new UK factory premises, prioritizing the company’s position as an all-british institution.

 


video courtesy of TVR
  • Has nobody copied the Bill Thomas Cheetah? Car design seems to be either stuck in history books or by corporate spying. Management seems to be afraid of new talent and ideas that arise from places like Art Center or CCS.

    Jim

    JimCan says:
  • A car should appeal to the senses by a attractive and pleasurable of design project combination of form and mechanics.
    This car got gorgeous, and I too congratulate the proficuous association of Les Edgar & Gordon Murray maturity.
    I want mine in dark blue…

    Sérgio Werneck de Figueiredo says:

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