TVR to mark their return at Goodwood with much-anticipated sports car

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The much-anticipated new TVR sports car will be revealed at the Goodwood Revival show in September.

Few details have been announced, but the car promises a 200mph top speed and a 0-60mph time of less than four seconds.

Prices are set to start below £90,000 and it will be powered by a 5.0-litre V8 developed in conjunction with high-performance engineering company Cosworth. It is expected to make nearly 500bhp.

Those statistics put it firmly in competition with the Porsche 911 Carrera GTS, though it should be marginally quicker for a little less cash.

Les Edgar, chairman of TVR, said: “We are incredibly excited to be unveiling the new car at the Goodwood Revival.

“It’s the first time a global launch of a new car has occurred at the event, and it seems an entirely appropriate place for us to do it, with the marque’s motorsport heritage and an enthusiastic audience of dedicated car fans, and in our 70th anniversary year.

“After a series of secret private viewings organised for the benefit of existing customers for the new car, we know that we have a surefire hit on our hands, and very much look forward to seeing the public reaction in September.”

The sports car is being built in conjunction with Gordon Murray Design, based near Guildford, Surrey. The company, which is run by the man responsible for the iconic McLaren F1 supercar, has developed a new production process called iStream.

It focuses on lightweight materials and claims to deliver a “40 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions over the entire vehicle lifecycle.”

Despite the car not being fully revealed yet, excitement has been building for the brand’s return, with the initial run of 500 Launch Edition cars nearly sold out.

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