> Saw a picture of the TVR Speed 12 in December's Classic cars. Caption reads:
> "TVR's latest creation, the outrageous Speed 12, has a 7.7 litre V12 which
> pumps out 800bhp. The car weighs in at just 1000kg, giving a power-to-eight
> ratio of 800bhp per ton- against the McLaren F1's 550bhp per ton. The plan is
> to race this Speed 12 at Le Mans."
> This issue had a series of articles on TVR and listed their trials and
> tribulations in the past 50 years. Bottom-line with this kind of talent and
> ability to overcome adversity and still make excellent LBC's why isn't someone
> still churning out Triumphs in Merry Ole England???
> As for the Herald front suspension....now that TVR is building their own V8
> engines I would imagine they are also pounding out their own suspension bits.
> If not hide your Herald!!!!
> Greg Wolf
> 1970 GT6+ "Ian"
> Ann Arbor, Michigan
TVR, ShmeeVR. I think I'm getting close to 800 bhp ever since I added K&N air
to the SU's on my Spitfire 1500. Now I have to put an anvil in the trunk just
the rear tires from catching fire when the light turns green. Honest.
74 Spitfire 150000000000000000000