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TVR Chimeria 450 1993-98 specifications
Specifications
Engine:
Rover V8, OHV, 5 main Bearings, aluminium block and cylinder heads, catalytic converter
Bore & Stroke: 94mm x 81.9mm
Displacement: 4,546cc
Compression ratio: 9.5 to1
Carburation: Lucus multi point fuel injection
Max Power: 285bhp at 5,500rpm
Max Torque: 305lb/ft at 4,500rpm
Maximum speed: 160mph
Acceleration: 0-60 mph 4.6secs
Overall fuel consumption: 22mpg
Transmission: RWD, 5 speed manual gearbox with hydraulic clutch.
Ratios: 1st 2.95:1 2nd 1.95:1 3rd 1.34:1 4th 1.00:1 5th 0.8:1
Steering: rack and pinion, 2.5 turns lock to lock
Brakes: lockheed hydraulic, servo assisted, front 260mm ventilated discs, rear 240mm discs
Suspension: Front Unequal length double wishbones, coil springs with gas dampers, anti-roll bar. Rear Unequal length double wishbones, coil springs with gas dampers, anti-roll bar and limited slip differential.
Wheels: 16in(front) /17in(rear) ?7 spoke cast alloy
Tyres: 205/50ZR16 87W(front) 225/45ZR17 94Y(rear)
Construction: GRP body on multi- tubular steel chassis
Dimensions & Weight
Wheelbase: 2,282mm / 90in
Track, front & rear: 1,460mm / 57.5in
Overall length: 4,015mm / 158.1in
Overall width: 1865mm / 73.4in
Overall height: 1215mm / 47.8in
Ground clearance: 132mm / 5.2in
Kerb weight: 1,060kg / 19.48cwt
Fuel capacity: 57L / 12.5 Imp. gal

Production:
1993-98 6,000 built