1998 TVR CHIMAERA 520 - A TRULY EXCEPTIONAL EXAMPLE For Sale
+++ A TRULY OUTSTANDING AND UNIQUE TVR CHIMAERA +++ 5.2 V8 ENGINE BY V8 DEVELOPMENTS AND MUCH MORE +++
THIS CAR IS RE-ADVERTISED DUE TO QUESTIONS WHICH WERE NOT ANSWERED BY THE PREVIOUS LISTING
A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO BUY A VERY HIGH PERFORMANCE VERSION OF THE CLASSIC TVR CHIMAERA 500 – THIS EXAMPLE BOASTS A PURPOSE BUILT HIGHLY DURABLE 5.2 V8 ENGINE BUILT BY V8 DEVELOPMENTS AND HAS BLISTERING PERFORMANCE.
HOWEVER, THIS ISNT A CAR WHERE JUST THE BHP HAS BEEN THOUGHT OF; THE SUSPENSION, BRAKES, WHEELS TYRES AND ANCILLARIES HAVE ALL BEEN UPGRADED TO OFFER THE MOST RELIABLE AND MIND BLOWING EXPERIENCE POSSIBLE.
AS THE PICTURES DESCRIBE THE CAR IS IN IMMACULATE CONDITION THROUGHOUT AND IS FAULTLESS. THE PAINTWORK IS EVEN AND STUNNING AND AS SMOOTH AS GLASS.
UNDERNEATH THE CAR HAS BEEN REGULARLY TREATED AND SEALED AND IS AS SOLID AND CORROSION FREE AS THE DAY IT LEFT THE FACTORY.
THIS CAR WAS ORIGINALLY SUPPLIED BY TVR MAIN DEALER 'HORSELESS CARRIAGES OF HARROGATE AND WAS SUBSEQUENTLY OWNED BY MR I.G. AN EXPERIENCED TVR ENGINEER STILL TRADING TODAY. MR I.G. CONVERTED THE 500 TO THE CURRENT 520 SET UP IN 2000 AT WHICH POINT THE ORIGINAL ENGINE HAD COVERED 40K MILES.
V8 DEVELOPMENTS OF LINCOLNSHIRE UNDERTOOK THE ENGINE SWAP REPLACING THE ORIGINAL UNIT WITH A NEW 5.2 V8 CROSS BOLTED POWERHOUSE INCLUDING FORGED PISTONS, STEEL RODS, CROSS DRILLED CRANK, STEALTH PERFORMANCE CAM AND MUCH MORE.
IN ADDITION THE CAR HAS HIGH PERFORMANCE AP RACING METALLIC CLUTCH, 335.32 GROOVED AND VENTED DISCS, ALLY BELLS, WILWOOD SUPERLITE 6 POT CALIPERS, WILWOOD POLY D PADS AND BRAIDED HOSES, NTX COIL-OVER DAMPERS WITH BEARINGS AND NTX COIL SPRINGS, FULL STAINLESS PERFORMANCE EXHAUST SYSTEM AND SO MUCH MORE.
THE PERFORMANCE OF THE CAR IS OBVIOUSLY SUBSTANTIALLY ENHANCED FROM A STANDARD CHIMAERA 500 BUT UNDOCUMENTED TO DATE - ESTIMATES ARE 70-100 BHP INCREASE ON THE STANDARD 500 WITH APPROX 370 FT/LB OF TORQUE. I WOULD CONFIDENTLY ESTIMATE A 0-60 WELL BELOW 4 SECS AND A TOP SPEED AROUND 180 MPH.
THE CAR WAS SERVICED BY TVR OR TVR SPECIALIST UP TO 2003 ACCORDING TO THE FOLLOWING SCHEDULE:
27/2/1998 1082 MILES MINOR SERVICE
6/5/1998 6095 MILES MAJOR SERVICE
28/7/1998 12216 MILES MINOR SERVICE
19/10/1998 17588 MILES MAJOR SERVICE
1/2/1999 23543 MILES MINOR SERVICE
26/08/1999 29532 MILES MAJOR SERVICE
13/02/2000 33850 MILES MINOR SERVICE
29/06/2000 36971 MILES MAJOR SERVICE
5/11/2000 40522 MILES MINOR SERVICE
14/4/2001 42661 MILES MAJOR SERVICE
22/06/2001 44135 MILES OIL & FILTER
21/10/2001 45130 MILES MINOR SERVICE
25/05/2002 46756 MILES MINOR SERVICE
3/11/2002 47100 MILES MAJOR SERVICE
11/3/2003 47605 MILES MINOR SERVICE
IN 2003 THE CAR WAS SOLD TO MY CUSTOMER, MR M.B. WHO HAS OWNED IT EVER SINCE. IN THOSE 12 YEARS THE CAR HAS COVERED A TOTAL OF 4,000 MILES. THROUGHOUT THIS TIME THE CAR HAS BEEN DRY STORED IN AN INFLATABLE HUMIDITY CONTROLLED COCOON, AND REMAINS STORED THIS WAY IN OUR PREMISES TODAY.
THE CAR HAS NOT BEEN DRIVEN IN THE DAMP OR WET SINCE 2003.
THE CAR HAS BEEN SERVICED BY MR I.G. THE FORMER KEEPER AT HIS INDEPENDENT TVR SPECIALIST GARAGE ANNUALLY SINCE 2003 WITH NO EXPENSE SPARED.
THIS CHIMAERA IS IN TRULY STUNNING CONDITION THROUGHOUT AND IS ARGUABLY THE BEST AVAILABLE TODAY.
THIS CAR HAS NOT BEEN RACED OR USED ON TRACK DAYS BUT HAS BEEN PART OF A LARGER COLLECTION OF SPORTS AND CLASSICS OWNED BY MY CUSTOMER AND IS ONLY FOR SALE TODAY IN ORDER TO MAKE SPACE FOR OTHER EXOTICA. I BUY CLASSIC CARS FOR THIS CUSTOMER ON A FREQUENT BASIS AND HIS STANDARDS ARE EXCEPTIONALLY HIGH - THIS TVR IS NO EXCEPTION TO THAT RULE. THIS CAR IS SIMPLY FAULTLESS.
STUNNING EXAMPLE OF THIS CAR FINISHED IN STARMIST BLUE WITH PORTLAND GREY LEATHER. TWIN HEADLAMP CONVERSION. THE CAR HAS NUMEROUS DETAIL FEATURES WHICH REFLECT THE CARE THE PREVIOUS OWNER TOOK IN MAINTAINING THIS VEHICLE TO AN EXCEPTIONALLY HIGH STANDARD. ANY INSPECTION WELCOME. 12 MONTHS MOT. .....
The Chimaera was engineered to be along distance tourer of the range and as such was longer, more spacious and had slightly softer suspension than its sister car the Griffith.
4.0 ltr – V8
240 bhp (179 kW; 243 PS)
270 lb·ft (366 Nm) at 4000 rpm
Top speed – 152 mph (245 km/h)
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1997 TVR Chimaera 500 HC 68k Tuscan light conversion
5 Litre HC version, factory 340BHP 0-60 in 4.1 seconds, 175 mph
68,171 recorded miles, recorded as Category D.
No history at all with the car, the previous owner did contact me and claimed they had some but never exchanged so might be worth .....
TO VIEW VIDEOS OF THIS CAR GO TO YOUTUBE AND TYPE IN TVRGLEN CHIMAERA 5LTR HC OR JUTS TVRGLEN AND SCROLL THROUGH OR VIDS
1996 TVR CHIMAERA 5LTR HC V8
ONLY A HAND FULL OF 5LTR HC,S MADE .
THAT WILL MAKE THIS A VERY COLLECTIBLE CAR
RED WITH TAN TRIM
RUNS AND DRIVES A1 GOOD SOLID CHASSIS
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REGISTERED 01/03/1999....T REG
FINISHED IN GREEN METALLIC WITH COMPLIMENTING LEATHER UPHOLSTERY
EXCELLENT 450 SPEC INC
THE ALL IMPORTANT POWER STEERING
2-STAGE COOLING FANS
LATEST KENWOOD RADIO
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