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Caterham Seven 160 specs

Car type Open-wheeler
Curb weight 490 kg (1080 lbs)
Power / weight 166 ps (163 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 218 Nm (161 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 2014
Origin country United Kingdom
Average fuel consumption 6.9 l/100 km (34 mpg US / 41 mpg UK)
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Performance

Top speed 160 kph (99 mph)
0 - 50 kph 2.4 s
0 - 100 kph 7.0 s
0 - 130 kph 13.0 s
1/4 mile 15.6 s
100 kph - 0 52 m (169 ft)

Powertrain

Engine type Suzuki Straight 3
Displacement 0.7 l (40 ci / 660 cc)
Power 81 ps (80 bhp / 60 kw) @ 7000 rpm
Torque 107 Nm (79 lb-ft) @ 3400 rpm
Power / liter 123 ps (121 hp)
Efficiency 12 PS per l/100 km
Transmission Suzuki 5 speed Manual
Layout front engine, rear wheel drive

Laptimes 3

Track Time
Blyton Park Circuit 1:17.60
Mallory Park 1:05.70
Top Gear Track 1:45.50 w

Seven 160 rivals

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Viking  4y ago

Yeah, this car has such easy access, I might be tempted to do all my own maintenance (again) if I owned one. I have gotten a bit lazy in recent years, and now even pay for someone else to do oil changes.


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Shaggy  4y ago

That engine is so tiny!


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FastestLaps  4y ago

Not bad! It does look super short tho :D

It would look even shorter if it wasn't for the oversized valve cover, intake and auxilaries like battery.

It must be the easiest car to work on :D Access is perfect.


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Fangio Man  4y ago

"I wonder how compact that Suuki engine looks in that long hood."

Here you go!

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FastestLaps  4y ago

I wonder how compact that Suuki engine looks in that long hood.

Although it does at least have turbocharger which should add some substance to the looks of otherwise tiny engine :D


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lafars  4y ago

@mental

this is perfect for norway, why? because we have horsepower, weight and volumetaxes for cars instead of the more logical CO2 and NOx....and then the one-time fee comes too


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Mental  4y ago

A Suzuki engine? Couldn't Caterham find any better alternative?

80 bhp is too weak by today's standards.. even for a 490 kg vehicle.

This Caterham could be useful for training courses only.

And I hate those cheap stamped rims.

For 20k Euros I could afford a Focus ST, which is BTW faster and way more practical.


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Shaggy  4y ago

That looks fun to drive, even with only 80 horsepower.


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Fangio Man  4y ago

0-60 mph: 6.5 seconds
Topspeed: 160 kph
Price will start at around 20.000 €