You know you’ve got your work cut out for yourself when someone writes in a craigslist advert; could probably start if I knew anything about fuel injection…Too much of a project for me. But to add insult to injury, this next car is a TVR 280i Tasmin, which sounds like it’ll never run again, but the 280i used a Ford Cologne V6 with Bosch fuel injection, so it shouldn’t be that hard to get back on the road. Find this 1985 TVR 280i offered for $1800 in Ocean Township, NJ via craigslist. Tip from Cory.
Someday this next car will be collectible. Maybe not tomorrow, maybe not next week, but sometime in the next decade it’ll be worth more than the simple asking price, because a car with the TVR badge represents more than just another piece of old iron. North American imports of the Blackpool speed machines started in […]
What is the only thing hotter than a Phoenix sidewalk right now? A sunfire yellow TVR 280i that is powered by a Ford 5.0 V8. YES! Find this 1986 TVR 280i Convertible offered for $15,750 in Amherst, NH via Hemmings.com. Tip from Rock On! The 280i (aka the Tasmin) was penned by noted Lotus Elite/Eclat designer […]
How plausible is the following scenario? Miami Vice TVR 280i chase car is found in Florida garage with a blown engine, next JDM fan owner swaps in a Toyota 1JZ twin turbo engine, and then car is sold to a buyer who fits a stanced wheel/tire combo so it can be shown off at the […]
TVR started building racing cars in 1949 with the TVR One which was powered by a 35 horsepower tuned 1.2 liter sidevalve engine from a Ford Van. North American imports of the Blackpool speed machines started in 1965 and ended in 1987 when the last 280i Tasmin reached our shores. TVR’s history of tubular […]