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2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 TVR Chimaera 450

Spec Summary

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

4.5L V8

Top SpeedTop Speed

160 mph

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

4.7 sec

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

281 BHP

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

20.9 mpg

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1060 kg

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2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 TVR Chimaera 450

Performance Data

Top Speed

160 mph257 Km/h

0-62 mph

4.7 sec

Fuel Economy

20.9 mpg

Fuel Range

262 Miles423 Km

Power-to-Weight

265 BHP/Tonne3.77 kg/BHP

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Petrol Engine

Size

4.5 Litre4546cc

Configuration

V8

Peak Power

281 BHP285 ps

Peak Power @

5500 RPM

Specific Output

61 BHP/L

Peak Torque

389 NM287 lb/ft

Peak Torque @

4500 RPM

Valvetrain

OHV

Valves/Cylinder

2

Compression Ratio

9.5:1

Bore x Stroke

94mm x 82mm

Fuel Injection

Multi-point

Position

Front Engine

Orientation

Longitudinal

Fuel Tank Size

57 Litres

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RWD Drivetrain

Gearbox (MT)

5 Gears

Front Tyres

205/55R15 Z

Rear Tyres

225/50R16 Z

Front Suspension

Double Wishbone

Rear Suspension

Double Wishbone

Front Brakes

Vented Disc

Rear Brakes

Solid Disc

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General Details

Doors

2

Seats

2

Cargo Space

310 L

Kerb Weight

1060 kg

Gross Weight

1280 kg

Length

3965 mm

Width

1730 mm

Height

1223 mm

Wheelbase

2282 mm

Front Track

1460 mm

Rear Track

1470 mm

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