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Performance Review: TVR T350 C 3.6 - [2003]

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TVR T350 C 3.6 - [2003]

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 2003 | Type: Coupe
  • Engine: 3605 cc (219.9 ci) 24 Valve
  • Engine Formation: St6
  • Aspiration: Naturally Aspirated
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Transmission: 5 speed / Manual
  • Top Speed: 175 mph (281.6 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 4.7 secs
  • 0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 4.9 secs
  • 0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 10.0 secs
  • Power: 350 bhp (260 kW) @ 7200 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 1100 kgs (2425 lbs)
  • Torque: 290 lb-ft (393.1 Nm) @ 5500 rpm
  • Drive: RWD | Engine Location: Front
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 12.04 secs @ 113.7 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 318.1 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 263.6 lb-ft
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TVR T350 Performance Review.

Introduction:

This edition of the TVR T350 C 3.6 is the 5 speed / Manual version and was first brought out in 2003. This was at around the same time as the introduction of the 2004 Westfield Sport 2000S and the 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII MR FQ 400.This particular TVR T350 has a 3605cc Naturally Aspirated Petrol powerplant with 6 cylinders in a St formation.

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Alternative Petrol St6's includes the 1965 Aston-Martin DB6 1965

The T350 shares its Petrol St6 engine configuration with the likes of the 1965 Aston-Martin DB6 1965 and the . If you're looking for other fast cars which share the T350's Rear Wheel Drive, Coupe combination then how about the 1982 Fiat X1/9 1.5 8V or the 1965 Aston-Martin DB6 1965.

Power and Weight:

Weighing in at 1100 kgs (2425 lbs) this makes the TVR T350 C 3.6 in the same weight category as the 2018 Abarth 595 Competizione 1.4 Turbo or the give or take 50kg.

BMW 2 Series M240i xDrive 3.0 Turbo G42 - [2021] image

The TVR T350 shares the same bhp with the 2021 BMW 2 Series M240i xDrive 3.0 Turbo G42 (369 bhp)

In terms of power the 3605cc 24V St6 engine produces 350 bhp (260 kW) @ 7200 rpm similar to the 2021 BMW 2 Series M240i xDrive 3.0 Turbo G42 (369 bhp) or the 2021 BMW 2 Series M240i xDrive Cabrio 3.0 Turbo F23 (335 bhp).

The Naturally Aspirated St6 throws out 290 lb-ft (393.1 Nm) @ 5500 rpm placing it with cars of similar torque performance figures such as the 2021 Honda Civic Type R 2.0 16V Limited Edition (295 lb-ft) or the 2021 KIA K5 GT 2.5 Turbo (311 lb-ft).

Power to Weight:

If one combines the weight with power or torque performance for the TVR T350 you can get a better idea of it's real world performance.

Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet 991 II - [2016] image

The 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet 991 II (342.5 bhp per ton) has similar Bhp Per Ton stats as the TVR T350.

The TVR T350 has a Power to weight ratio of 318.1 bhp per ton and 263.6 lb-ft per ton. Bhp Per Ton figures of the 2003 T350 competing with the 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet 991 II (342.5 bhp per ton) or the 2016 Aston-Martin Vanquish S 5.9 V12 (342.1 bhp per ton).


Power to Weight(cont.):

If you agree with the late great Carroll Shelby then arguably an even better indicator of potential performance, Torque. Use weight as well and you end up with - Torque per ton, with the TVR T350 generating around 263.6 lb-ft per ton. If you're curious as to what other cars have as much torque to weight then look no further than the 2006 Porsche 911 Turbo 997 (288.3 lb-ft per ton) or the 2013 Alfa-Romeo 4C 1.8 Turbo (288.2 lb-ft per ton).

Acceleration:

With a 0-60mph time of 4.7 secs or a 0-100km/h (0-62mph) of 4.9 secs, this made the TVR T350 C 3.6 as fast as the 2020 KIA Stinger GT2 3.3 V6 Turbo (4.7 secs) the 2020 KIA Stinger GT 3.3 V6 Turbo (4.7 secs) the 2020 KIA Stinger GT 3.3 V6 Turbo AWD (4.7 secs) the or the 2019 Audi A4 S4 TDI 3.0 V6 (4.7 secs). This TVR T350 C 3.6 is also faster than the 2021 Porsche Taycan 4 Cross Turismo (4.8 secs) the 2020 Audi TT S Turbo 50 TFSI (4.8 secs) the 2018 Rolls-Royce Cullinan 6.7 V12 Turbo (4.8 secs) the and the 2017 Maserati GranCabrio Sport 4.7 V8 (4.8 secs).

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Quarter Mile time is a close race between the T350 and the 2004 Audi A4 S4 4.2 Quattro

When talking about the performance of the TVR T350 on the drag strip it can reach a quarter mile in an estimated 12.04 secs @ 113.7 mph. Similar performance down the quarter mile can be found with the the 2004 Audi A4 S4 4.2 Quattro (11.98 secs), the 2014 Bentley Continental Flying Spur V8 (11.98 secs), and the 2009 Rolls-Royce Ghost 6.6 V12 (11.99 secs).

Top Speed:

Modern performance cars are often artificially restricted to 155mph. The 2003 version of the TVR T350 C 3.6 has a maximum speed of 175mph.

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Top Speed of the 2003 T350 equals the 2021 Jaguar F Type R 5.0 V8 Supercharged (186 mph)

If maxing out your car on the AutoBahn is your thing and you're wondering what's faster than the 2003 TVR T350 C 3.6 then how about the 2021 Jaguar F Type R 5.0 V8 Supercharged (186 mph), the 2021 Porsche Cayenne GT 4.0 V8 Bi-Turbo (186 mph), or the 2021 Aston-Martin Speedster 5.2 V12 Twin Turbo (186 mph).

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