Road Tests Real world tests of Cerbera Speed 12 vs ME Four-Twelve

0-60mph

Top speed

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Default view of TVR Cerbera Speed 12

Reasons to consider the
TVR Cerbera Speed 12

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A lot faster in the quarter mile 8.73 s vs 10.6 s Around 20% faster at the drag strip
Bigger engine 7,730 cc vs 6,000 cc Around 30% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 2,359 lb vs 2,879 lb Around 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
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Chrysler ME Four-Twelve

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More torque 850 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM vs 650 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM More than 30% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster to 60mph 2.9 s vs 3.5 s More than 15% faster to 60mph
Faster top speed 248 mph vs 240 mph 8 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Slightly more powerful engine 850 HP @ 5,750 RPM vs 800 HP @ 7,250 RPM More than 5% stronger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Cerbera Speed 12  vs
ME Four-Twelve 
Brand TVR Chrysler
Year 2000-2000 2004

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.95 lb/hp 3.39 lb/hp
Maximum hp 800 HP @ 7,250 RPM 850 HP @ 5,750 RPM
Maximum torque 650 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM 850 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 7,730 cc 6,000 cc
Cylinders V12 V12
Fuels
Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,359 lb 2,879 lb
Width 77.2 in 78.7 in
Height 43.3 in 44.9 in
Length 169.3 in 178.8 in

road tests

Cerbera Speed 12  vs
ME Four-Twelve 
Top speed 240 mph 248 mph
1/4 mile 8.73 s 10.6 s
0-60mph 3.5 s 2.9 s
0-100mph 6.3 s 6.2 s

transmission

Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 7

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 457/? 279 483/? 254
Rear wheels 457/? 330 508/? 318
TVR Cerbera Speed 12
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Chrysler ME Four-Twelve
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