TVR Is Back In a Major Way: The 500 HP, V8 Griffith.

Revealed at Goodwood Revival,  the all new Cosworth V-8 powered TVR Griffith is the first car to come out of TVR under the leadership of its latest owners. For those out of the know, TVR is now owned by a private millionaire consortium fronted by Les Edgar which acquired the company four years ago from Russian Nikolai Smolensky. You’re not here for a history lesson though, you’re here to learn about this amazing new car.

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The new TVR is a two-seater, V-8 powered, lightweight, supercar. The engine, a 5.0 liter, has been sourced from the Ford Mustang, but tuned and modified by legendary company, Cosworth. The platform also utilized the innovative and high tech “iSteam” architecture developed by Gordon Murray.

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Output, as noted, is 500 HP, which when placed in the lightweight, 2,755 lb body, rockets the Griffith to 100 mph in just 6 seconds, according to Top Gear, and is done so with, get this, a manual transmission.

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The car is expected to launch in 2019 but production numbers and distribution have not been announced.

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What do you think of the new TVR? Let us know and check out more pictures below the break.

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Source: Jalopnik , Autocar UK

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