TVR Chimaera 500, 1997
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TVR Chimaera 500, 1997

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TVR Chimaera 500, year 1997. Colour Petrol-Blue metallic combined with a grey leather interior and beige carpet. Black ‘Targa’ top with rigid centre panel and folding rear part. This tremendous TVR Chimaera 500 is the top-of-the-line model fitted with the very powerful 5.0 Litre V8 engine. Only 600 cars of this ‘500’ model have been built. The engine delivers 345 bhp and the soundtrack is addictive!


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Technical data

Rover V8 engine
cylinder capacity: 4997 cc.
capacity: 325 bhp. at 5500 rpm.
torque: 434 Nm. at 4000 rpm.
top-speed: 269 km/h.
acceleration 0-100 km/h: 4.3 sec.
gearbox: 5-speed, manual
brakes: disc brakes all round
weight: 1050 kg.

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