Classic Car Catalogue

TVR 1959

Great Britain




TVR Grantura Sports Coupé, was introduced onto the British market early in 1959, following a successful four-year tie-up between two Blackpool engineers, TreVoR Wilkinson and Bernard Williams, and an American, Ray Saidel, during which time a number of these cars and early models-achieved successes in American sports car events. It feature fibreglass bodywork and a choice of three power units : Coventry Climax FWE 1216-cc (as on the Lotus Elite), Ford 100E standard or Ford 100E Super-charged. In America the car is known as the Jomar.