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After many attempts of reviving the brand, TVR owners are onthe right path. They promise to relaunch the TVR brand soon, with a sports car builttogether with important names in UK automotive industry.

In a press releasepublished today, TVR announces the car was created in collaboration with GordonMurray Design and Cosworth, each providing much of the core design andengineering capability for the all-new TVR. The project is already welladvanced with over a year of development completed, but more specificationdetails and early images will be available later in 2015.

The car will continuethe tradition of a classic British two-seat sports car with a composite groundeffect aero chassis and body package using Gordon Murray Design's "iStream" technology. It will also feature the traditional TVR DNA of a front engine withrear wheel drive and a manual transmission, powered by a normally aspirated,dry-sumped, V8 engine, developed and engineered by Cosworth.

Production of the car will begin in 2017, and will beoffered to the market at a competitive price point within its segment andconsistent with TVR's positioning in the past. TVR is an all-Britishinstitution, so the cars will be completely produced in new UK factorypremises.

Les Edgar, Chairman of TVR said: "We know that a newTVR has to be better than just good – it has to be outstanding. From the outsetwe only wanted to work with the best partners in the business, and both GordonMurray's and Cosworth's track records within motor sport and high performancecar design and engineering speaks for themselves. Gordon Murray Design andCosworth are the perfect partners for TVR and together, we will deliver a trulyexceptional new car."

 

 

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