TVR Chimaera cars for sale, buy old TVR Chimaera

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1998 TVR Chimera 4.0


Although production may have back in 2003, the TVR Chimaera is the most iconic vehicle to come out of this UK based The very first model off the production lines back in and its popularity was assured from very moment.

The vehicle has sports car styling which a more powerful, four engine than others in its It has other mechanical features made it a beast on the road but one of the interesting aspects of the vehicle’s concerns its name.

Chimaera was derived from the ‘Chimera’ a mythical beast was made from parts from many other TVR’s creation certainly a monster to look at but several of its were taken from The car uses the very same chassis as the TVR Griffith while its derives mainly from a V8.

Although its powerful V8 engine it an impressive set of performance data, the TVR was designed to be the company’s grand It had a softer suspension than the and was therefore far better for taking on journeys rather than but speedy trips.

The other key with the Chimaera lay in the dimensions saw greater length as well as capacity inside. This was a more comfortable ride but it was useful as a tourer, many the new arrival purely as a luxury car.

Some variants on the 4.0 litre arrived and in time, the car could be in four different sizes up to a supremely powerful 5 litre With the 4.0 litre engine, the could achieve 0-60 in 5.1 and it had a top speed of 152 miles per hour. In the 5.0 litre version could hit in 4.1 seconds and its top speed was measured at 175 per hour.

As far as cost was concerned, the 4.0 litre was the entry level vehicle and at the of its fame in the early 2000’s a new one set you back a little over It was, however, a big seller and one of the popular models of the entire TVR

As with all cars produced by stable, looks and attention to were also huge points and the interior benefitted classic styling.

Traditional panelling met with sharp, details and controls that added to the overall driving

For many TVR lovers, this on the Griffith while others had feelings. The engine was indeed but the longer body helped to the acceleration steadier. In short, the had achieved their aim to build a that was fun to drive.

The last TVR Chimaera left the in 2003 and the model was replaced by the However, the market in used remains a healthy one and this always be a true British in every sense of the word.

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