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Caterham 7 CSR 260 specs

Car type Open-wheeler
Curb weight 530 kg (1168 lbs)
Power / weight 490 ps (483 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 509 Nm (376 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 2005
Origin country United Kingdom
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Performance

Top speed 252 kph (157 mph)
0 - 100 kph 3.7 s
0 - 200 kph 14.8 s
0 - 100 mph 8.6 s
Est. 1/8 mile 7.7 s @ 93.8 mph
1/4 mile 11.9 s @ 116.2 mph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 11.1 s
0 - 100 mph - 0 12.0 s

More acceleration times

Caterham 7 CSR 260 acceleration graph
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CSR260  9y ago

0-60 times for the CSR 260 typically vary by 0.5 seconds because the 1st to 2nd gear change occurs near 60. Variation is affected by tire wear and the setting of the rev limiter at or slightly under the 8,000 RPM red line. There is less variation in the quarter mile time of around 12 something seconds. 1st gear goes takes you to 60. 2nd to 80. 3rd to 100. The quarter mile is complete before 4th gear runs out at 120. 5th is good for 140 and 6th is drag limited around 155.


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CSR260  9y ago

This link shows a 9 minute video taken and posted by a passenger in a CSR 260 driven by its owner on a track day at Nelson Ledges Road Course.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1N6EI0hlnw


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Wads  10y ago

I guess thats the second lap on the list???


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anon  10y ago

Top Gear Track 1:17.4 - Caterham 7 CSR 260 sponsored by Dunlop - Injection, driven by Rob Jenkinson.
http://www.injection.tv/site.php?domain=uk Dunlop - Injection, Episode 11


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Anonymous  10y ago

^^ It also depends on the source. For example suppose an American magazine tests a car 0-60mph and on that day, on that surface, etc. it turns a 3.1 sec time. Then another magazine tests the exact same car at a different surface and records a 3.8 for 0-100kph.

It happens.


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Wads  10y ago

Depends if a gear change happens between 60 and 62mph.... that can easily add half a second.


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Anonymous  10y ago

0-60 is 3.1s it wouldnt take 0.6s to gain 2mph either


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anonymous  10y ago

not a go kart and doesn't have power of a mustang, get it right.


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venom  10y ago

nice! the power of a mustang in a mini go-kart!


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Anonymous  10y ago

that is the wrong picture a csr Is bulkier


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Slonya  11y ago

But 8.9 sec is claimed


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Slonya  11y ago

Obviously, time 0-200 is wrong.
About 0-100 i believe rice, but in internet i find only that
http://www.autocar.co.uk/CarReviews/RoadTestsData/Caterham-Seven-2.3-Cosworth-260/217376/ - 0-100 9.6 sec


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rice  11y ago

0-60 3.1 0-100 9.0 top speed 155 1/4 mile 11.9@116 tested by R&T


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Anonymous  11y ago

Maybe because the link above says 0-60 in 3.8 and the times listed here are actually 0-62mph


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Anonymous  11y ago

y is it not back at 3.1 0-60?


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Anonymous  11y ago

he's right - the 260 refers to 260 bhp - and 200 refers to 200 bhp - how on earth cud the same car with 60 less bhp be 0.2second quicker to 60 than the csr260 - check your facts before posting



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Wads  12y ago

Not sure on a couple of things on this one..... the CSR 260 is a current model not from 1957?

EVO have the 0-60mph time as 3.9 rather than 3.1 quoted here.

The Bedford Autodrome laptime from EVO is actually the CSR260 Superlight version.


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Heyhuub  12y ago

What is the quarter mile time then?


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Anonymous  12y ago

Quarter mile time is wrong!

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