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TVR Sagaris
TVR Sagaris
TVR
aka
Production 2004 - 2006
Class Supercar
Body Style Two door fixed head coupe
Length 4,057 mm
Width 1,850 mm
Height 1,175 mm
Wheelbase 2,361 mm
Weight 1078 kg
Transmission 5-speed manual
Engine All-aluminium TVR Speed Six straight six engine with 4 valves per cylinder and double overhead camshafts
Power 380 bhp @ 7,000–7,500rpm
349 ft lbs @ 5,000 rpm
Similar
Designer Graham Browne

The TVR Sagaris is a rear wheel drive supercar buit by TVR. It has a TVR Speed Six engine with a displacement of 3996 cc (4.0L) and a 7800 redline that produce 380 hp @ 7000 RPM.It has a five speed manual trasmission with LSD(Limited Slip Differential). Weighing 2513 pounds the Sagaris can go 0-60 in 3.7 seconds and has an estimated top speed of over 160 MPH. The Sagaris come on a set of 18 inch 7-spoke ‘spider’ aluminium alloy wheels. The Sagaris has a steel backbone chassis with integral roll cage for a "enthralling, hair-raising drive, but a safe one, too." Both front and rear suspension are independent double wishbones with coils over gas hydraulic dampers assisted by anti-roll bar. The Sagaris' brakes are power assisted 322 mm ventilated disc brakes with 4 piston alloy callipers in the front and 298 mm ventilated disc brakes with single sliding piston callipers in the rear. According to TVR "few cars look as dramatic as the new TVR Sagaris [and] every scoop, every vent might add to the most extraordinarily dramatic lines, but they are all there for a distinct purpose." It is based on the T350C.

SpecificationsEdit

TVR Sagaris

Engine

Displacement: 3996 cc

All-aluminium TVR Speed Six straight six engine with 4 valves per cylinder and double overhead camshafts

Direct overhead cams actuating valves via finger followers

Forged aluminium pistons and forged steel con rods

Individual port throttles on tuned inlet tracts with multipoint fuel injection

Fully mapped ignition and injection system with adaptive Lambda control

Dry sump lubrication system with oil cooler.

Double close-coupled 3-way catalytic converters

Tuned length stainless steel exhaust system

Maximum power: 380 bhp @ 7,000–7,500rpm

Maximum torque: 349 ft lbs @ 5,000 rpm

Maximum rpm: 7,800 rpm

Driveline

Front-mid engine, rear wheel drive

Twin plate organic Ø 215mm AP Racing clutch

5-speed manual transmission

Limited slip differential

Suspension

Front: independent double wishbones with coils over gas hydraulic dampers assisted by anti-roll bar

Rear: independent double wishbones with coils over gas hydraulic dampers assisted by anti-roll bar

Steering

hydraulic power assisted rack and pinion

2.0 turns lock to lock

Brakes

Power assisted

Front: 322 mm ventilated disc brakes with 4 piston alloy callipers

Rear: 298 mm ventilated disc brakes with single sliding piston callipers

Chassis

Powder-coated tubular EN36 steel backbone chassis with integral roll cage

Body

Two door fixed head coupe

Hand-laid composite GRP, hand-finished before painting

Integrated steel side impact bars in doors

Wheels and tyres

8.5J x 18 inch 7-spoke ‘spider’ aluminium alloy wheel

255/35 R18 tyres

Dimensions and weight

Length overall: 4,057 mm

Width overall (inc. mirrors): 1,850 mm

Height overall: 1,175 mm

Wheelbase: 2,361 mm

Track: 1,510 mm (front); 1,520 mm (rear)

Ground clearance: 85 mm

Weight: 1078 kg 560kg (front); 518kg (rear)

Fuel and oil

Fuel tank capacity: 57 litres

Fuel grade: 95–98 octane

Oil grade: 10W40

Performance data

0 to 60 mph: 3.2 seconds

0 to 100 mph: 8.1 seconds

Maximum speed: 186 mph

TriviaEdit

  • Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson described its styling as though it were "Designed by a lunatic and then hit with an axe."
  • Sagaris is a type of ancient battle axe
  • Much like every other TVR the Sagaris has no Anti Lock Brake system, Traction Control, Stability Control, or even air bags. Thus making it illegal to operate on public roads in the United States.

See AlsoEdit

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