New TVR still under wraps! (Vol. 2)

New TVR still under wraps! (Vol. 2)

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crowfield

355 posts

120 months

Sunday 5th May 2019
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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

18,576 posts

244 months

Sunday 5th May 2019
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CoolHands said:
Can anyone précis the first volume for me?
Inside of a ping pong ball.

N7GTX

4,942 posts

105 months

Sunday 5th May 2019
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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

4,935 posts

117 months

Sunday 5th May 2019
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Bring back Spag!! Come one he was entertaining.

Englishman

2,022 posts

172 months

Sunday 5th May 2019
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Some really nice cars at Castle Coombe today, this was the cream that TVR made IMHO:


m4tti

4,935 posts

117 months

Sunday 5th May 2019
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Did the new TVR turn up?

unrepentant

20,300 posts

218 months

Sunday 5th May 2019
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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

183 months

Sunday 5th May 2019
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Tyre Smoke said:
Wow.

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

Testarossa

1,050 posts

183 months

Sunday 5th May 2019
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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

11,989 posts

186 months

Sunday 5th May 2019
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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

15,941 posts

39 months

Sunday 5th May 2019
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CoolHands said:
Can anyone précis the first volume for me?
Helicopter rides.

robsco

6,989 posts

138 months

Monday 6th May 2019
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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

723 posts

177 months

Monday 6th May 2019
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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

845 posts

214 months

Monday 6th May 2019
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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

2,308 posts

187 months

Monday 6th May 2019
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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

20,300 posts

218 months

Monday 6th May 2019
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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

20,388 posts

193 months

Monday 6th May 2019
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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

845 posts

214 months

Monday 6th May 2019
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Wonder if Lawrence Tomlinson has any spare manufacturing/assembly facility at his Ginetta HQ

Classic Chim

10,713 posts

111 months

Monday 6th May 2019
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Daggsy said:
Wonder if Lawrence Tomlinson has any spare manufacturing/assembly facility at his Ginetta HQ
I’ve been thinking this for a few years. See the G55 multi pile up at Donnington recently, there flipping strong cars with a proper roll cage wink
Very successful manufacturer,,,,,,,,

robsco

6,989 posts

138 months

Monday 6th May 2019
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Monkeylegend said:
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
It wasn't even the brand Les Edgar wanted, that name wasn't available. TVR was plan B.