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TVR 1946-1982 - The Trevor Wilkinson and Martin Lilley Years

By Matthew Vale

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ISBN: 9781785003516
PUBLISHED: 16/10/2017
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Hardback
SIZE: 260x215 mm
INSIDE: 233 colour and 31 black & white photos

This fascinating book tells the complete story of the early days of TVR, from Trevor Wilkinson establishing the company in 1946 through to the Martin Lilley years, which came to an end in 1982. The design and development of these classic British sports cars, with their defining characteristics of tubular backbone chassis and glass fibre bodywork, are described in detail.

Illustrated with over 200 colour and black and white photographs the book covers:

  • All the early years, including the Sports Saloon, the Jomar, the Open Sports
  • TVR's first true production car, the Grantura from 1958
  • Griffith models with their remarkable 289cu in Ford V8 motors
  • The Vixen and Tuscan range of the late 1960s
  • The M Series models launched in 1972
  • The Tasmin range introduced in 1980

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