TVR Tuscan V6

Produced: 1969-1971, 101 produced.
Types: Coupe,2 doors,2 seats

Following on from the success of its Griffith models TVR launched the new "Tuscan" range in 1967. The first Tuscan to be launched was the V8 version in 1967, this was quickly followed in 1969 by a new V6 powered model. Production of the V8 models dropped considerably in comparison to the Griffith, however over 100 examples of the V6 version were built before the range was replaced in 1971.

The smaller V6 Tuscan used the British Ford 3.0 litre V6 engine which powered Ford models such as the Zodiac and Capri. Mechanical features included servo brakes and optional overdrive transmission. Once again the Tuscan body had no external access to the luggage area and rear lights were "donated" from the latest Mk II Cortina!

2994ccV6 OHVFord Essex93.66mm x 72.4mm8.9
Fuel System
Weber1Twin choke
Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
125 mph8 s21 mpg136 bhp 4750
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Article Wide & Wild
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Publication Classic Cars June 2003
Wide & Wild - TVR Tuscan V8 Wide-Body - When TVR wanted to give its compact and agile sports cars more grunt, the answer was a 5.0-litre American Ford V8. The TVR Tuscan Wide-Body sounds lethal, so let's find out if it is.
Article Future classic - TVR Tuscan S
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Publication Classic Cars February 2003
Future classic - TVR Tuscan S - The Tuscan S is a turning point for the TVR: a supercar you really can use every day.
Article Buyer's Guide Express - TVR Tuscan
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Publication Classic Car Weekly 24 August 2011
Buyer's Guide Express - TVR Tuscan - That two-seater that just blatted past you on the motorway sounding like a Ducati on steroids? It was probably a TVR Tuscan.  JAMES TAYLOR thinks you ought to ask yourself why you haven't bought one. Yet...
Article Buyer's Guide Express - TVR Tuscan
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Publication Classic Car Weekly 13 April 2011
Buyer's Guide Express - TVR Tuscan - The first TVR to bear the Tuscan name may be as pretty as it is rare, but it packs a serious punch.  MIKE LE CAPLAIN considers what to look for when buying one of these powerful sports cars today.
Article TVR The full story
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Publication Octane October 2010
TVR The full story - Rumours abound that TVR is about to stage a comeback.  What better time to recall the past glories of Blackpool's best?
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