Avon sprint – Avon lowcost
The Tiger Avon is our entry level model and is designed specifically to enable the builder to achieve a superb road / race sports car with the minimum of cost. This works on the simple principle that the more construction, assembly and finishing that is done by the customer, the lower the final cost. The Tiger Avon can be fitted with a number of easily available engine options including the Ford OHC (Sierra ), the standard Ford Mondeo Zetec 16v running on standard injection or carbs, plus many other 4 cylinder units including bike engines. We manufacture the engine mounts and exhaust systems for the direct fitment of Zetec and OHC units plus the exhaust front pipes for some bike engines. Other engine options will require bespoke systems made for them which Tiger can supply.
The Tiger Avon uses a space frame chassis with fully independent suspension. The Tiger Avon is the former Phoenix Automotive Avon Sprint. Tiger purchased this project, and then spend some considerable time modifying the chassis and suspension. Full Cage available for all Tiger road or race Models These modifications were documented to form the basis of the ‘How to Build Your Own Tiger Avon Sports Car for Road and Track’ book, published in association with Veloce Publishing. The space frame chassis if fabricated mainly from 1″ box steel, and if fitted with a one-piece GRP body and additional GRP. The main objective in the development was good durability and low build costs. The finished built Tiger Avon has the benefits of low rolling chassis weight and with various engine options, performance is exhilarating. The Tiger Avon is eligible for a number of race series, including the Road Going Bikes series organised by the 750 Motor Club. The Tiger Avon is available from chassis upwards, rolling chassis kit, comprehensive kit, factory built and pre-owned. The Avon kit is available in 3 base colours and with the option of further gel-coat colours and 2-pack sprayed paint finish. The Tiger Avon is also available as a dedicated track day car.
Model / type
- Chassis Space frame 1inch box
- Body GRP
- Engine OHC Ford(pinto) Zetec
- Other engines can be fitted.
- Transmission Ford Sierra type 9
- Steering Rack and pinion 3.7 turns(option quick)
- Brakes Disc front, drum rear, option disc rear
- Suspension Adjustable front and rear shocks
- Front track 1300mm
- Rear track 1485mm
- Wheel base 2280mm
- Overall length 3240mm
- Weight 595kgs with Zetec
- Wheels Standard Sierra offset
- Tyres 185-60-14 (option 15inch)