We Demand TVR Back Already In The Name Of Holy Speed!

Today's awesome Noble M600 Speedster prototype reminded me that we need more fast British cars in our lives. Specifically, very fast ones. » 1/09/15 3:35pm 1/09/15 3:35pm

[Every time I see a TVR Tuscan I deeply desire one, with its big straight six like a perverse cross between an Austin Healey and a Viper. Photo Credit: TVR, or whoever owns their name now.] » 12/04/14 7:45pm 12/04/14 7:45pm

This Is How You Wrap A Ford V8 Properly

I don't remember anybody ever asking me about how I feel about a TVR Griffith 400, which is a shame because I would invent a new world for awesome just for this fiberglass masterpiece. What overhangs? » 8/18/14 1:45pm 8/18/14 1:45pm

TVR Set To Launch New Model In 2-3 Years. Rule Britannia!

Great news, fans of zany British sports cars! TVR is opening an R&D center in the UK and its owners claim that it will launch an all new model in the next two or three years. If this proves to be true then I think a cheer is necessary. Huzzah! » 4/24/14 10:00pm 4/24/14 10:00pm

New TVR Management Lacks Experience But Wants Kickass Cars Anyway

TVR, the once-dead manufacturer of delectably insane British sports cars, is on the verge of a revival after being sold to a consortium of new owners. The bad news is that they're all newbies to the car business; the good news is that they seem to know what TVR is all about. » 7/02/13 12:09pm 7/02/13 12:09pm

TVR's New British Owner Says He Has The Magic Formula To Get It Right

We Jalops have been cautiously optimistic about the revival of famed British insanemobile TVR so far. Now, an interview with the company's new owner has given us even more reason to be optimistic. Can he really get it right and bring TVR back from the brink? » 6/12/13 10:00am 6/12/13 10:00am

TVR Is Back! It's Back You Guys! You Guys!

We had heard rumblings coming out of the decomposing corpse that is TVR, but we just thought it was maybe the gasses of decay or something. First the TVR website returned, and then we heard that TVR was back in British hands. Now though, the new owner is saying the storied marque is going to be back making cars. » 6/08/13 3:16pm 6/08/13 3:16pm

TVR Reportedly Back In British Hands

The Internet has been abuzz with rumors about a possible comeback for now-defunct insanemobile manufacturer TVR since yesterday, and now, it looks like things are stirring. The company is reportedly headed back to British ownership where it belongs. » 6/06/13 12:27pm 6/06/13 12:27pm

Who's Faster — Tiff Needell In A TVR Or Tiff Needell In A Z3 M Roadster?

Welcome to Sunday Matinee, where we highlight classic car reviews or other longer videos I find on YouTube. Kick back and enjoy this blast from the past. » 1/20/13 5:00pm 1/20/13 5:00pm

Dear GM, The Corvette Stingray Debut Was Notably Short On Nudity (NSFW!)

Yesterday night, General Motors made sure to keep everybody as excited about the new Corvette Stingray as the people involved in the project were. The countdown on Youtube looked like we were about to send somebody to Mars, but it worked: even I stayed up here in Budapest (what's 7:00 pm for you is 1:00 am for me) to… » 1/14/13 11:30am 1/14/13 11:30am

How One Gearhead Rescued His Father's TVR From Oblivion And Is…

Being a gearhead tends to be an inherited trait. There are tons of car guys and car gals out there who learned to love driving, engines, and racing thanks to their fathers or mothers or some other significant person in their family. » 1/05/13 3:00pm 1/05/13 3:00pm

The Last Cars Of Traditional British Car Companies

The British screwed up their automotive industry like no other. The endless badge-engineering meant that their once great cars become as outdated as the fish and chips kiosk just outside the factories, while the long-lasting strikes made sure that the workers went back to do their shifts with just the right attitude.… » 12/31/12 10:30am 12/31/12 10:30am

This Is The Fascinating Story Of How TVR Created Awesomeness From The…

Welcome to Sunday Matinee, where we highlight classic car reviews or other longer videos I find on YouTube. Kick back and enjoy this blast from the past. » 12/30/12 6:00pm 12/30/12 6:00pm

Your Ridiculously Awesome TVR Griffith Wallpaper Is Here

You'd be hard pressed to find many cars that are more insane than the stuff TVR used to make. One of my all-time Jeremy Clarkson quotes goes thusly: "In the olden days I always got the impression that TVR built a car, put it on sale, and then found out how it handled – usually when one of their customers wrote to the… » 12/22/12 5:00pm 12/22/12 5:00pm

For $5,750, No It’s Not A Triumph!

The seller of today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe British roadster feels it necessary to note that his TVR is not the visually similar and reputationally marred Triumph TR7. Of course, it's up to to you to correctly identify this rare Brit's true value. » 10/04/12 8:00am 10/04/12 8:00am

TVR's Scamander Drives On Roads, Fields And Through Water

The last time we checked in with what TVR was doing, the Scamander was the rough prototype of recently deceased designer Peter Wheeler's dream amphibious lunar rover thingie car. It was weird and had blade paddles sticking out from its wheels. » 6/06/12 2:30pm 6/06/12 2:30pm

Turn off the TV and turn on the TVR

A TVR Griffith 200 with a Ford Windsor 289 V8 underhood at the Amelia Island Concours shot by journeyman Sam Smith. Wanted to make this a wallpaper, but it's only 1600 pixels wide. Those of you with human-sized screens feel free to use it. » 3/24/11 4:00pm 3/24/11 4:00pm

The Story of TVR as it Really Happened

Photos of giant V12 engines, Day-Glo fiberglass shells, and Gary Numan’s stenciled head tell what happened behind the scenes at Britain’s coolest dead carmaker. » 9/21/10 12:30pm 9/21/10 12:30pm