TVR ARE BACK! This is the new TVR Griffith, revealed for the first time at the Goodwood Revival and I’m pleased to say that I have an order for an early car as a future Shmeemobile! What do you think?
The British marque came under new ownership 4 years ago and is back now with the resurrection of the Griffith name; a car focused on driver engagement with a naturally aspirated V8, manual gearbox, rear wheel drive and a host of trick technologies. Developed in partnership with Gordan Murray Design and Cosworth; it’s powered by a 5.0l V8 with 500PS and weights just 1250kg with the iStream chassis. Top speed is in excess of 200mph and the sprint to 60mph comes in sub-4; it’s fast! The design is iconic TVR with side-exit exhausts, touches that come from their history but a modernised and completed look. The man in charge, Les Edgar, assures also that this is a new company and therefore reliability will be in a new league.
I have a deposit placed via the lovely folks at Top Cats Racing, due for an early car in early 2019 (or late 2018 if I’m lucky) and honestly, I cannot wait! This is designed as a purist driving machine, it’s an iconic British manufacturer, and I’m very excited for their journey.
Thanks for watching, Tim