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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1986 TVR 280i convertible

Powered by a fuel-injected 2.8-liter V6 Ford engine


Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is this 1986 TVR 280i convertible.

This TVR is finished red with a folding black cloth convertible top with a removable center panel and a plastic rear window. It features pop-up headlights, color-keyed front spoiler, color-keyed bumpers, and a full-body ground effects kit. It rides on a set of cast aluminum wheels with red cross-laced centers, and Yokohama front and BFGoodrich Traction T/A rear tires.

“The bucket seats are upholstered in black leather,” the listing states. “Features include woodgrain accents, black carpeting, a center console with a manual transmission shifter and a Jensen cassette stereo, power windows, power brakes, and non-operational air conditioning. The selling dealer notes that cracks can be seen in the wood trim and the upholstery shows wear.”

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1986 TVR 280i convertible

Under the hood is a fuel-injected 2.8-liter V6 Ford engine paired with a four-speed manual transmission.

This TVR has a four-wheel independent suspension and power disc brakes. The odometer reads 49,924 miles, but the true mileage on this vehicle is unknown. The last mileage figure entered on the CARFAX report in 2015 was 49,900 miles.

The sale includes an Ontario, Canada permit, and a clean CARFAX report.

This 1986 TVR 280i convertible’s auction ends on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. (MST)

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and photo gallery

David P. Castro
David P. Castro
David P. Castro is one of our lead writers. The Santa Rosa, California native is an experienced automotive and motorsports writer with a passion for American muscle cars. He is a credentialed automotive, NASCAR, and IndyCar reporter that graduated from the University of Nevada-Reno. A devoted F1 and NASCAR fan, he currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, Mini Cooper, and 1977 Chevrolet C10.


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