TVR is a sports car manufacturer founded in Blackpool, England by Trevor Wilkinson in 1946. Originally servicing peoples car before starting to build its own cars in 1949. The company name derives from his forename TreVoR. The cars in recent years are generally lightweight coupes and convertibles with powerful engines. Several change of ownerships over the years, the company is still active and is now based in Surrey. Popular model sales between the 1990’s and today include the Griffith, Cerbera, Chimaera, Tuscan and Tamora.