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  • CLASSIC RIVALS: PORSCHE 911 VS TVR CHIMAERA

    CLASSIC RIVALS: PORSCHE 911 VS TVR CHIMAERA

    Matt Bell on 19th December 2019

    The TVR Chimaera, a straight up bruiser, or the finely finessed Porsche 911? We try and choose between the two resurgent sports cars from the 1990s. 

  • MARKET TRENDS – BRITISH V8S

    MARKET TRENDS – BRITISH V8S

    Matt Bell on 19th August 2019

    In this Market Trends we look at three British V8s that offer a throwback; the Morgan Plus Eight, MG RV8 and TVR V8S...

  • BRITISH SPORTS CAR FAVOURITES

    BRITISH SPORTS CAR FAVOURITES

    Matt Bell on 12th July 2019

    Simple, big-engined sports cars aren’t the preserve of the US makers. We round up our British sports car favourites.

  • DVCA MARCH SALE PREVIEW

    DVCA MARCH SALE PREVIEW

    Matt Bell on 15th March 2019

    The Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions event on March 21 will be offering a unique range of classic cars spanning across the 20th century, we go through some of our highlights below.

  • WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE A… FAIRTHORPE ELECTRON

    WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE A… FAIRTHORPE ELECTRON

    Matt Bell on 1st March 2019

    The low-volume sports car is an area where Britain has traditionally excelled, from Morgan to Lotus and TVR with countless others along the way plus modern newcomers like Noble and Radical.

  • WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU SAW A… TVR TASMIN?

    WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU SAW A… TVR TASMIN?

    Matt Bell on 15th February 2019

    Think of TVR’s ‘wedge’ series of cars from the ’80s and you’ll probably picture a thundering open-topped V8-powered creation. The range started off though with the much less hairy chested Tasmin, which essentially debuted Oliver Winterbottom’s wedgy body style but with the more subtle engine options of either the 2.8-litre Ford Cologne V6 or even briefly the four-pot Pinto and the ‘TVR 200’ badge.

  • MARKET TRENDS – TVR

    MARKET TRENDS – TVR

    Glenn Rowswell on 30th July 2018

    Although almost mechanically identical to the sister car, the Chimaera, the Griffith had a smaller, meatier body that differentiated it. Using the same principle of fibreglass plus a Rover V8, power sat at around 240bhp for the just-over-a-tonne Griffith giving a healthy power-to-weight ratio...

  • WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE A… TVR TASMIN?

    WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE A… TVR TASMIN?

    Glenn Rowswell on 15th June 2018

    Think of TVR’s ‘wedge’ series of cars from the ’80s and you’ll probably picture a thundering open-topped V8-powered creation. The range started off though with the much less hairy chested Tasmin, which essentially debuted Oliver Winterbottom’s wedgy body style but with the more subtle engine options of either the 2.8-litre Ford Cologne V6 or even briefly the four-pot Pinto and the ‘TVR 200’ badge...

  • MARKET TRENDS – SPECIALIST CLASSIC BRITISH SPORTS CARS

    MARKET TRENDS – SPECIALIST CLASSIC BRITISH SPORTS CARS

    Glenn Rowswell on 9th April 2018

    The road less travelled often led to the door of a domestic car maker; the likes of Morgan, TVR, Marcos and Noble offered models with world beating performance at a fraction of the price asked by foreign marques...