Sunday, January 16, 2011

The new model Caterham

Britons from Caterham presented previously announced a new model. The machine, developed in collaboration with Lola, a manufacturer of racing cars. New Caterham - the first own development firm known for replicas of the Lotus 7 in the last 20 years.
Caterham-Lola SP/300.R received independent double wishbone suspension front and rear. The body is made of plastic parts, hung on the aluminum roll cage.

Sets in motion a machine, reminiscent of Le Mans race cars, the engine Ford Duratec, which designers have equipped the drive supercharger, raising power to 300 hp In conjunction with semi-automatic transmission Hewland he scatters the 600-pound car to 60 miles per hour in 2.6 seconds and a top speed of 273 km / h.
For public roads until the novelty is not adapted, and track version will be available in 2012 at a price of 60,000 pounds. Moreover, Caterham intends to create their own racing series.

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