1964 TVR Grantura

FIA Ex-Works Race Car

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1964
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Rennwagen 
    Ja
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Blue
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Estimate: £45,000 - £50,000
Registration Number: APH 223B
Chassis Number: TBA
The TVR Grantura was the first model in a long line of TVR cars and debuted in 1958. The cars went through a series of developments up to the Mark IV and 1800S models, the last ones being made in 1967.
These coupés were hand-built at the TVR factory in Blackpool, with varying mechanical specifications, and could also be purchased in kit form by the enthusiast.
The first of the Granturas used a fibreglass body moulded to a tubular steel backbone chassis and VW Beetle-based front and rear suspension. The car was designed around a 1,098 cc Coventry Climax type FWA engine but many different makes were fitted from 1,172 cc Ford side valve to the 1600 cc BMC from the MGA. The drum brakes originated from the Austin Healey 100 and the windscreen from the Ford Consul.
Built in 1964, APH 223B is a well known original ex-works TVR, raced in period by Paddy Gaston. The car comes with a file of history including bills and