RACING GREEN TVR | TVR Cerbera V8

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TVR Cerbera

V8

The TVR Cerbera was manufactured by TVR 1996 and 2006 and the 4.5 litre V8 was in effect the flagship sports car for the TVR during this period. after the mythical Greek with 3 heads that Hades, the Cerberus, this car was the powerful TVR produced under Wheeler’s reign at Blackpool.

shown to the public in 1994 at the Motor Show the TVR Cerbera was an success with the crowds and a change of direction for TVR. It was the 2+2 fixed from the TVR stable and was the first TVR to be powered by an in house TVR and created engine.

Prior to the TVR Cerbera all TVRs had be by mass produced engines a variety of sources, Rover and being prime examples, but TVR Peter Wheeler had embarked on the program of developing not 1 but 2 engine Developed in house by Al Melling, Ravenscroft and Peter himself the V8 was the AJP V8 from the initials of their names. Based on race design the V8 was believed to carry many aspects of then F1 design to the strong bottom

The TVR Cerbera was first supplied the 4.2 litre variant of the AJP V8, then the 4.5 AJP V8 and finally was available with the TVR 6 which went on to power all of the TVRs from TVR Tuscan to TVR Sagaris.

The TVR AJP V8 has one of the highest specific outputs of any aspirated V8 in the automotive world at hp/litre for the 4.2 and 93.3 hp/litre for the Later models of the 4.5 litre V8 were available in ‘Red specification, which increased its output to 440 bhp (97.7 hp/litre) running super-unleaded fuel.

TVR AJP V8 engine is very similar to which powers the TVR Tuscans of the TVR Challenge race series one fundamental difference in that the TVR run a wet sump system and the Tuscan cars run a dry sump variant. In this means that the block, timing cover, and a of other components are in fact but fundamentally the engines are very

In reality the power outputs never quite lived up to claims but nevertheless the TVR Cerbera a very powerful sports

The TVR Cerbera is one of the fastest sportscars of all but has a long-legged Intercontinental touring that puts it into a of its own. TVR has long been a for towering performance but the Cerbera this into a different At the same time, it was also first fixed head for over a decade and gives TVR with children an extra as it is also a 2+2.

It is available in four different each with a quite character. The refined Cerbera Six is quieter and rides more than the others which get more sporting in nature you get to the immensely powerful 4.5 with Red conversion.

There are few cars as as the TVR Cerbera. From its optional gas headlights to its twin stainless exhaust pipes, the Cerbera is one of cars that looks its going fast when standing still. Although it not be mistaken for anything other a very modern TVR, its is very much in the tradition of the sportscars.

New for 2002, its lines are even with the headlight housings now blended into the wings.

The of the Cerbera is absolutely unique. The concept of the Cerbera was to provide TVR with the option of a two plus The extra length in the wheelbase it possible to carry two children in the or smaller adults over distances. The leather-trimmed seats the cars dual purpose in they are supremely comfortable long distances while lateral support when hard.

The boot is commodious and can an astonishing amount of luggage for a holiday or a set of golf clubs. All the are clustered around the steering perfectly in the driver’s line of and even the ventilation system has thoughtfully designed and is able to cold air to the driver’s face to them alert while the rest of the cabin warm.

Towards the end of TVR’s existence in an online auction was held for the TVR Cerbera V8 built especially for occasion. This last car was a 4.5 right-hand drive car in Pepper with Prussian blue interior trim.

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