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New TVR to be manufactured in Wales

Factory to be built next to Circuit of Wales

TVR in Wales

TVR has just announced that its new car will be produced at a custom-built facility in Ebbw Vale Enterprise Zone, South Wales. Contracts to locate the new TVR factory in Wales were signed on 18th March 2016 and the deal was officially announced by Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones, the First Minister of Wales, during a press conference this morning. The precise location of the factory had not yet been decided upon but TVR is looking at several specific options. A separate announcement is planned in the coming weeks.

Les Edgar, Chairman of TVR said:

“This is a fantastic opportunity both for TVR and the Welsh Government. South Wales is becoming a major hub for automotive and motorsport technology and development and the area is a serious opportunity for business development and job [...]

London Motor Show 2016

This year, after an 8 year break, the London Motor Show returns to take place at Battersea Park. Bespoke will be there, this time representing VUHL and the 05, a unique lightweight road-legal track car.

VUHL 05

As the intro to this post suggests, the VUHL 05 is designed for use on both road and track. It has a power-to-weight ratio of 410bhp/ton and ‘uncompromising build quality and rigorous attention to detail’ that sets it apart from its competitors.

If you haven’t already been to come and see the VUHL 05 at our showroom in Hertfordshire, then why not view it in the flesh from the 5th to 8th May 2016 at the Motor Show. For more details, get in contact with us now or visit the London Motor Show website [...]

  • February 6, 2016
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BESPOKE ROTARY While Bespoke Performance can work on any Mazda, our expertise lies with their famous rotary engines. Featuring in the likes of the Mazda RX7 and the popular RX8, the rotary engine is an iconic piece of engineering. Not only can we service and maintain your RX7 or RX8 rotary rocket, we can also help you with upgrades and advice, in addition to some essential tools and maintenance items. Our servicing is competitively priced and compared to an official Mazda dealer, we are very thorough. We'll listen to your engine, we won't just plug in an electronic diagnostic tool, and we won't ignore your coil packs because they aren't in the Mazda servicing schedule. We check everything, and stay in touch with you throughout the process to make sure you only get what you want or need.

Your chance to own this exclusive TVR related number plate.

TVR fires up Cosworth-tuned Ford V8

Ford Coyote V8 to power new TVR
Via Autocar – Revered British sports car brand, TVR, is roaring back to production with an incredible all-new Cosworth powered sports car, engineered in collaboration with F1 and road car design legend, Gordon Murray.

TVR fired up its new Cosworth V8 for the first time a few days ago – and discovered it had so much grunt that it overloaded the dyno. Company bosses Les Edgar and John Chasey were visiting Cosworth’s Northampton works to view and hear a prototype of their new car’s Le Mans engine and watch it do a simulated lap of the famous circuit, but barely a minute into the test its torque output so exceeded expectations that the test equipment had to be shut down and reconfigured.

A few minutes later the re-engineered, all-alloy Ford ‘Coyote’ V8 completed its test lap in 3min 40sec [...]

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