1966 TVR Vixen


1966 TVR Vixen

1966 TVR Vixen

In 1966 management of TVR was stabilised in the hands of the Lilleys and over the next few years the company gradually grew with the Grantura being replaced by the Vixen and the Griffith by the Tuscan V8. In 1970 TVR moved to its current factory in Bristol Avenue from where it has never moved, although the premises have been expanded enormously over the last 30 years.

In Detail

submitted byRichard Owen
price $$4 045 USD
engineInline 4
valvetrainOHV
displacement1599 cc / 97.6 in³
bore81.0 mm / 3.19 in
stroke77.6 mm / 3.06 in
compression9.0:1
power66.7 kw / 89.4 bhp @ 5400 rpm
specific output55.91 bhp per litre
bhp/weightbhp per tonne
torque132.87 nm / 98.0 ft lbs @ 3600 rpm
body / frameTubular Steel Frame / Fiberglass Body
driven wheelsFront Engine / RWD
front tires165-15
rear tires165-15
front brakesF Discs / R Drums w/ Vacuum Assist
f brake sizex 254 mm / x 10.0 in
r brake sizex 229 mm / x 9.0 in
front wheelsF 38.1 x 14.0 cm / 15.0 x 5.5 in
rear wheelsR 38.1 x 14.0 cm / 15.0 x 5.5 in
steeringRack & Pinion
curb weight785 kg / 1731 lbs
wheelbase2286 mm / 90.0 in
front track1334 mm / 52.5 in
rear track1359 mm / 53.5 in
length3658 mm / 144.0 in
width1626 mm / 64.0 in
height1219 mm / 48.0 in
transmission4-Speed Manual
gear ratios2.97:1, 2.01:1, 1.40:1, 1.00:1, :1
final drive3.90:1
top speed~160.9 kph / 100.0 mph
0 – 60 mph~11.4 seconds
0 – 1/4 mile~18.0 seconds