1995→1999 Caterham 21


1995→1999 Caterham 21

1995→1999 Caterham 21

Caterham’s attempt at updating it’s Seven wasn’t entirely successful. The 21 was supposed to be a more usable sportscar without the compromises of the lotus castoff, but the car was realeased at the same time lotus unvieled the elise; as a result just 50 21’s were made.

Story by Richard Dredge

In Detail

submitted by anonymous
type Series Production Car
production years 1995 – 1999
built at England
production 50
price $ $ 65,000
engine strait 4
position Front
aspiration Natural
valvetrain DOHC
fuel feed Injection
displacement 1588 cc / 96.910004 in³
bore 80 mm / 3.0999999 in
stroke 79 mm / 3.0999999 in
compression 10.5:1
power 101.4 kw / 136 bhp @ 7000 rpm
torque 155.89999 nm / 115 ft lbs @ 5000 rpm
redline 8100
body / frame Aluminum
driven wheels RWD
front brakes DISC
rear brakes DISC
curb weight 648.77002 kg / 1429 lbs
weight distro 50 % / 50 %
transmission 5 Speed Manual
top speed ~210.78 kph / 131 mph
0 – 60 mph ~5.8 seconds