The TVR Number Three was built after the sale of TVR Number Two.
The Number Three used the same chassis and suspension design as the Number Two and the Number One. Instead of the side-valve Ford engine, it was fitted with the 1200cc 40 hp OHV four-cylinder engine from an Austin A40.
This car was painted yellow, and in contrast to the rounded bodywork of the first and second cars, it was styled with a blunt nose and a squarish vertical panel as the grille.
Driven by Wilkinson in a number of car club events (such as sprints and hillclimbs) in 1952 and 1953, the car was quick enough to earn several awards. It was during these club events that one David Hives was introduced to the TVR management, and he would become a key TVR employee a decade later.
| Classic production cars
| Classic prototype cars