The TVR motor car company
This section provides access to the cars and autos manufactured under the name of the TVR motor car company. An online guide for auto enthusiasts covering old and new cars and autos. If you like car talk then you will love this website! A free, online resource with facts and company information about the cars and autos made by the TVR motor car company.
Founding of the TVR motor car company
In which year was the company founded? The TVR motor car company was founded in 1947 Who founded the company? The TVR motor car company was founded by Trevor Wilkinson What was the original location of the company? The company started in Blackpool. Facts and Information about Trevor Wilkinson:
Lifespan: 1923 - 2008
Date of Birth: 14th may 1923
Date of Death: 6 June 2008
Background of Trevor Wilkinson. He was born in Blackpool on the 14th may 1923. At the age of 14 Trevor Wilkinson left school and started an engineering apprenticeship at a local garage.
Timeline and History of TVR motor car company
The following company information and history timeline details the dates of major events which influenced the growth of the business.
1923: Trevor Wilkinson was born in Blackpool on the 14th may 1923
1946: Trevor Wilkinson bought a buisness in Blackpool to sell and repair cars
1947: An Alvis Firebird a two-seater, was the first car Trevor Wilkinson built. Along with a partner Jack Pickard, a separate company started called TVR engineering. The name of the company was derived from his first name (TreVoR)
1949: The first TVR was built with an alloy-bodied two seat body on a tubular chassis.
1950: Many of the early cars were sold in kit form to avoid a British tax on assembled cars.
1954: Launch of the first "production" car, called the Mk1. It was named later as Grantura, TVR Engineering was renamed TVR.
1956: The U.S srart selling TVRs
1962: Trevor Wilkinson and Jack Pickard set up a specialist fibre-glass engineering business, and left the company, over the next three years the company changed hands many times
1965: New owner was Martin Lilley
1981: Peter Wheeler a TVR enthusiast was the new owner of TVR. Peter Wheeler a chemical engineer had made his fortune supplying specialist equipment to the North Sea oil industry
2004: Nikolai Smolenski (a russian banker) bought the company in July 2004
2006: Sales fell, and Smolensky announced production and assembly would go overseas, although the company headquarters would remain in Britain. By December the company was split into a smaller number of companies including TVR Engineering, TVR Cars Distribution Ltd and Blackpool Automotive
2008: Trevor Wilkinson died on the 6th June aged 85 In Minorca, Spain where he had moved to when he had retired
What models and types of cars and automobiles does the TVR motor car company produce?
The models and types of cars and automobiles produced by the company include those detailed on the following list. Whether you enjoy comparing cars and autos, want to conduct some research before you buy a new car or a used car or finally an automobile enthusiast who loves fast, cool, new, old, vintage, classic, antique, sports, top, muscle or exotic cars we have the info you are searching for! Select the automobile you are interested in and click the link for access to an online overview of this TVR vehicle with car guides, online facts, information, statistics, specs, specifications, design details and ratings of cars and autos.
Cars and Autos Index
|TVR Jomar||TVR Grantura I||TVR Grantura II|
|TVR Grantura IIa ||TVR Grantura III||TVR Grantura 1800S|
|TVR Griffith 200||TVR Griffith 400||TVR Tuscan V6 |
|TVR Grantura IV 1800S||TVR Tuscan V8 ||TVR Vixen S1|
|TVR Vixen S2 ||TVR Vixen S3 ||TVR Vixen 1300 |
|TVR Vixen 2500||TVR Vixen S4||TVR 1600M|
|TVR 2500M||TVR 3000M||TVR 3000M Turbo|
|TVR Taimar||TVR Taimar Turbo||TVR 3000S |
|TVR 3000S Turbo ||TVR Tasmin 200i||TVR Tasmin 280i|
|TVR 280i ||TVR 350i||TVR 350SX|
|TVR 400SX||TVR 350SE||TVR 390SE|
|TVR 400SE||TVR 420SE||TVR 450SE|
|TVR 420SEAC||TVR 450SEAC||TVR S|
|TVR S2 ||TVR S3(C)||TVR S4C|
|TVR Griffith||TVR Chimaera||TVR Cerbera|
|TVR Tamora||TVR T350||TVR Tuscan|
|TVR Sagaris||TVR Typhon ||TVR Sagaris|
|TVR Cerbera||TVR Tuscan Challenge3 ||TVR T400R/Typhon|
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Why people love cars and autos!
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TVR Cars and Autos
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Company Information, History and Timeline
Founding of the TVR motor car company
Names of models and types of cars and automobiles
Fast, cool, new, old, vintage, classic cars and autos
History of TVR motor car company
Antique, sports, top, muscle or exotic cars and autos
Online overview and reviews of cars and autos
Different Types and Models of cars and autos by TVR
Facts and info about the Company Founder
Timeline, Facts and History of the company
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