TVR Electric Sedan And SUV Will Follow Sports Car Debut In 2024


It’s been a long and winding road to the return of TVR. Its comebacks have been on and off since the 2013 acquisition by Les Edgar. A V8-powered prototype was revealed in 2017, made possible by the company’s partnership with Gordon Murray and Cosworth. The sports car has been confirmed to finally reach production, with an electric version in tow.

And while the British brand has become globally renowned as a maker of specialty sports cars (read: coupes and convertibles), things will change once it’s officially back in 2024. Electric sedans and SUVs will follow the launch of V8- and electric-powered sports cars.

This is according to an exclusive report by UK’s Autocarwhich notes that there is no specific timeline for the two vehicles at this time.

“But most importantly, we now have the right investment and the right route to build a sustainable future with the electric vehicle family, that’s where Daniel [Layton] enter. We are ready to get to work on the manufacturing site and build towards a 2024 launch,” said Edgar Autocar.

Daniel Layton is group chairman of the Ensorcia Group. For the record, TVR and South American lithium mining company Ensorcia Metals reached an agreement in mid-November 2021. The move gave birth to the TVR EV sports car which was confirmed in April 2022.

The TVR Griffith V8 sports car that will debut before the EV sits on the same Murray designed platform. The Griffith prototype has a 5.0-liter Coyote engine with 493 hp sent to the rear wheels via a six-speed manual gearbox. The EV version will also use the same platform, according to Autocar.

However, TVR is said to be in talks with a “very established, world-leading” partner for a skateboard platform for its future models. If this works, it could support upcoming sedans and SUVs.

For now, what’s certain is that TVR doesn’t stop at the V8 and EV versions of the Griffith, aiming to become a global luxury automaker.


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