New TVR still under wraps! (Vol. 2)

New TVR still under wraps! (Vol. 2)

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Speed 3

2,584 posts

65 months

Sunday 5th May
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CoolHands said:
Can anyone précis the first volume for me?
Debate about the front end
Debate about what else you could spend £90k on
Debate about whether it'll ever see the light of day
Crap PR from the current incarnation

Rinse/Repeat

unrepentant

19,351 posts

202 months

Sunday 5th May
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CoolHands said:
Can anyone précis the first volume for me?
Lots of bks talked.


Lots of silence from Edgar Motors.


No cars.

crowfield

318 posts

104 months

Sunday 5th May
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And the TVR Faceache page said there will be a big announcement at the end of March - "watch this space" then went very quite and has remained so. They really are doing themselves no good at all with their "PR".

Gazzab

17,100 posts

228 months

Sunday 5th May
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CoolHands said:
Can anyone précis the first volume for me?
Inside of a ping pong ball.

N7GTX

4,037 posts

89 months

Sunday 5th May
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CoolHands said:
Can anyone précis the first volume for me?
No car
No news
Some bloody excellent bickering
Some bloody good keyboard warriors
Free helicopter rides for anyone who supports the cause
Biscuit man was banned
No news
New TVR still under wraps

m4tti

4,653 posts

101 months

Sunday 5th May
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Bring back Spag!! Come one he was entertaining.

Englishman

1,897 posts

156 months

Sunday 5th May
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Some really nice cars at Castle Coombe today, this was the cream that TVR made IMHO:


m4tti

4,653 posts

101 months

Sunday 5th May
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Did the new TVR turn up?

unrepentant

19,351 posts

202 months

Sunday 5th May
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Englishman said:
Some really nice cars at Castle Coombe today, this was the cream that TVR made IMHO:

I wonder if one of the Cascade Indigo ones was my old car?


Testarossa

1,050 posts

167 months

Sunday 5th May
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Tyre Smoke said:
Wow.

You are considerably richer than me. I know my place.
Apology accepted.

Testarossa

1,050 posts

167 months

Sunday 5th May
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Speed 3 said:
CoolHands said:
Can anyone précis the first, second and third volumes for me?
Debate about the front end
Debate about what else you could spend £90k on
Debate about whether it'll ever see the light of day
Crap PR from the current incarnation

Rinse/Repeat

GTRene

11,388 posts

170 months

Sunday 5th May
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Testarossa said:
essextu.
How was that for a climax to Volume 1? smile
Perhaps the Nikolay Smolinsky erea wasn't so bad? he had some great ideas to put V8 in the later models etc, wonder what would he think about how its going since he sold it.

wiki said:
On 27 July 2004 Smolensky, claiming Greek/British citizenship, bought British carmaker TVR. He also has connections with Italian motorbike manufacturer Benelli.

In June 2013, it was confirmed that Nikolay Smolensky had sold his entire ownership of TVR to a syndicate of British Businessmen led by Les Edgar, a millionaire British entrepreneur.

Gameface

9,873 posts

23 months

Sunday 5th May
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CoolHands said:
Can anyone précis the first volume for me?
Helicopter rides.

robsco

6,639 posts

122 months

Monday 6th May
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unrepentant said:
Englishman said:
Some really nice cars at Castle Coombe today, this was the cream that TVR made IMHO:

I wonder if one of the Cascade Indigo ones was my old car?

One of the Cascade Indigo cars isn’t a Sag so that’s one eliminated. It’s a Tam that’s been messed on with; a real shame that some owners seem to want to chop them up.

V8 GMS

713 posts

161 months

Monday 6th May
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I recall the TVR stories being placed (usually drunkenly) into in the lyrics of popular songs...

One christmassy one suggested 'Les would return after 10,000 posts in that forum'. wink

The mods shut it down at 9,991 posts! Therefore this is all the mods fault wink

Daggsy

811 posts

198 months

Monday 6th May
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GTRene said:
Testarossa said:
essextu.
How was that for a climax to Volume 1? smile
Perhaps the Nikolay Smolinsky erea wasn't so bad? he had some great ideas to put V8 in the later models etc, wonder what would he think about how its going since he sold it.

wiki said:
On 27 July 2004 Smolensky, claiming Greek/British citizenship, bought British carmaker TVR. He also has connections with Italian motorbike manufacturer Benelli.

In June 2013, it was confirmed that Nikolay Smolensky had sold his entire ownership of TVR to a syndicate of British Businessmen led by Les Edgar, a millionaire British entrepreneur.
So, does that make it certain that Nikolay Smolensky is definitely in no way involved or connected with the new TVR set up or name/brand ?

Sorry to ask again, but this rumour of his 'attachment' still occasionally surfaces. getmecoat

PuffsBack

2,200 posts

171 months

Monday 6th May
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Daggsy said:
So, does that make it certain that Nikolay Smolensky is definitely in no way involved or connected with the new TVR set up or name/brand ?

Sorry to ask again, but this rumour of his 'attachment' still occasionally surfaces. getmecoat
Absolutely no involvement at all and not connected in any way

unrepentant

19,351 posts

202 months

Monday 6th May
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PuffsBack said:
Daggsy said:
So, does that make it certain that Nikolay Smolensky is definitely in no way involved or connected with the new TVR set up or name/brand ?

Sorry to ask again, but this rumour of his 'attachment' still occasionally surfaces. getmecoat
Absolutely no involvement at all and not connected in any way
I'm sure even Smolensky is embarrassed to have his name remotely connected to this shambles.

Monkeylegend

16,460 posts

177 months

Monday 6th May
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unrepentant said:
I'm sure even Smolensky is embarrassed to have his name remotely connected to this shambles.
He was given a lot of bad press at the time but compared to what is happening now you start to see his genuine attempts to take on the what was then an almost bankrupt TVR and turn it around in a different light.

The TVR name should have been gracefully laid to rest then rather than be tarnished by the current debacle.

The current team are not fit to be in ownership of such an iconic brand, IMO smile

Daggsy

811 posts

198 months

Monday 6th May
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Wonder if Lawrence Tomlinson has any spare manufacturing/assembly facility at his Ginetta HQ