Caterham Seven CSR 260: Reborn

We've had exclusive access to its development; now the re-engineered Seven hits the road


 Caterham Seven CSR 260
EngineIn-line 4-cyl
LocationFront, longitudinal
Cylinder BlockAluminium alloy
Cylinder HeadAluminium alloy, dohc, 16v
Max Power256bhp @ 7500rpm
Max Torque200lb ft @ 6200rpm
TransmissionCaterham six-speed manual, rear-wheel drive
Front SuspensionDouble wishbones, in-board coil-over dampers, anti-roll bar
Rear SuspensionDouble wishbones, coil-over dampers, anti-roll bar
BrakesVentilated front discs, 254mm, solid rear discs, 254mm
Wheels6.5 x 15in front, 9.0 x 15in rear
Tyres195/45 fr, 245/40 rr, Avon CR500
Weight Kerb575kg
Power to Weight452bhp per ton
Max Speed155mph (claimed)
Basic Price£34,000 (self-build)
Price as tested£39,790 - factory build £2000, carbon seats £1495, metallic paint £1000, tubular dash £1295
On SaleNow
0 to 60 MPH3.1sec (claimed)

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