SOLD 1994 TVR Griffith 500 – “PURPLE PASSION” SOLD

Lewknor, United Kingdom


SOLD 1994 TVR Griffith 500 – “PURPLE PASSION” SOLD

“Purple Passion” ? That’s because that’s the colour recorded on the original Order Form!!
This car is a Trade Sale because it is not quite up to Str8six’s usual very high standard of presentation. That isn’t really very surprising as the car was first registered on 18 Feb 1994 and has not yet been stripped and rebuilt from the ground up!!
However, the Chassis Outriggers were replaced in 2008, and L407 HJB has been properly maintained by TVR Specialists or Dealerships all its life. Str8six has looked after the car since November 2009.
The photos are current and convey the car’s appearance accurately - Purple Exterior, Black Roof, Black Interior, Black Carpets, with Black faced instruments in a Dark walnut dash. The car has had 4 registered owners - of which the third was the TVR Dealership Henley Heritage. All the owners lived South of Watford!
The final owner acquired L407 HJB on 17 Apr 1999. He took his TVR from 60,000 miles to its current 89,175 miles during 22 years of ownership. He didn’t sell his Griffith to Str8six because he thought it was worn out, but because he felt he himself was wearing out!!
Having bought the car, we could have expended a few extra days to make this car even more beautiful - and then asked another £4,000 for it.with a warranty. But one has to recognise that the car has covered nearly 90,000 miles and is not really an appropriate candidate for our renowned 12 months / 12,0000 miles Full Wear and Tear, Parts and Labour Warranty.
However, the car does have fulsome Provenance Files with comprehensive Service Records , MOTs and Registration Documents covering the years back to 1999. It seemed to us that this car was a perfect candidate to be sold as an affordable “Trade Sale”, without a Warranty, to someone who can devote time and TLC to turning this TVR into his or her “Pride and Joy”. And so we have priced this Griffith - equipped with a 5.0 Litre V8 and 5 speed gearbox at a near bargain basement £16,000!


  • Layout Front Engined
  • Size 5.0L
  • Aspiration Normally Aspirated


  • Power 340 bhp
  • Torque 350 lbs/ft
  • Top speed 170 mph
  • Acceleration 0 to 62 in 4.2 s


  • Type Manual
  • Driven wheels Rear Wheel Drive


  • Type Petrol
  • Economy 22 mpg


  • Doors 2
  • Colour Purple
  • Body type Convertible


  • Owners 3

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STR8 SIX, Lewknor, United Kingdom

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