Caterham Superlight R500 2.0-litre

Caterham Seven Superlight R500

The all-new Caterham Seven Superlight R500 Specification

Published 14 April 2008 Melanie Carter
Caterham Superlight R500 Engine 2.0-litre Caterham Powertrain (CPT) Ford Duratec
Max Power 263bhp @ 8500rpm
Max Torque 177 lbsft @ 7200rpm
0-60mph (claimed) 2.88 seconds
Top Speed 150mph
Wheelbase 2225 mm
Overall length 3100 mm
Overall width 1575 mm
Height 800 mm
Ground clearance 80 mm
Kerb Weight 506 kg (516 kg sequential gearbox)
Caterham Superlight R500 Standard Equipment
  • 2.0-litre Caterham Motorsport Ford Duratec
  • 6 Speed Caterham Gearbox
  • Limited Slip Differential
  • Superlight Suspension (wide track front and de Dion rear with Watts linkages)
  • Carbon dash, nose cone, rear and front cycle wings
  • ACES change-up lights
  • Ventilated front brake discs with 4 pot calipers
  • 13” Anthracite eight-spoke alloy wheels with Avon CR500 tyres
  • Carbon interchangeable wind deflector
  • 4 point Road Harnesses
  • Quick-release Momo Steering Wheel with integrated indicator switches
  • Carbon Kevlar seats
Caterham Superlight R500 Optional Performance Upgrades
  • Caterham Superlight R500 Price - £36,995
  • Sequential Gearbox - £2950
  • Launch Control - £350
  • Carbon Induction Airbox - £450
  • Suspension package consisting Eibach Springs and dampers derived from the C400 race series - £1250

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