Caterham 620R slays Volkswagen Golf GTI - Caterham's fastest ever road car tested
The Caterham 620R is one of the world's most extreme lightweight sports
cars ever built. Steve Sutcliffe puts it to the test.
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The Caterham 620R packs wide-track front suspension, a supercharged
2.0-litre Ford Duratec motor producing 311bhp and 219lb ft driving the back
wheels through a straight-cut, sequential six-speed gearbox and
limited-slip differential. It is a few ancillaries away from being a race
car, and not much this side of a hypercar such as the Bugatti Veyron could keep pace with it. It
is extreme in a way only drivers of a BAC Mono or Ariel Atom could
understand. The fastest Caterham road car ever is also one of the most
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Sabine at the ring, tuned Porsche GT2 vs Caterham CSR260
Hmmmmm, the one circuit where a fettled GT2 with a sequential would smash a
high powered (yet windscreened !) caterham and Sabine manages to draw !
Walter Röhrl has managed 7.42 here in a 415ps GT3 and i can't see a stock
CSR260 being any quicker than that .... Staged TV nonsense, but fun to
Caterham Seven Blat
Driving on country roads with a Caterham Seven.
Better quality with http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBqhuy3ccm0&fmt=18
Caterham CSR 175 on the Nurburgring, vs Porsche 997.2 GT3.RS
This video was shot at the recent Gran Turismo Nurburgring event. The
Caterham CSR is completely stock, on loan to me from Caterham Cars Ltd..
Ignore the speedo needle, I'd calibrated it wrong. The numbers are MPH from
the GPS - those are 100% correct. See how the lightweight Caterham can
catch and even attempt to pass the Porsche, despite a top speed of only
Imagine this car with a 260bhp Cosworth motor and sequential 'box...
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