The TVR S Series was announced at the 1986 British International Motor Show. Due to a massive positive response, the car went into production in less than 12 months, with 250 pre-manufacture orders. This was Peter Wheeler’s first major development since buying the company from Martin Lilley, and the turning point in TVR’s fortunes.
Between 1986 and 1994 2,604 S Series cars were made; 410 of these were of the V8S variety.
Only the S3 and S4 were fitted with catalysts. Cat standard in the UK was only introduced in August 1992, at “K” registration, catal