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 byanonymous
typeSeries Production Car
production years1995 – 1999
built atEngland
production50
price $$ 65,000
enginestrait 4
positionFront
aspirationNatural
valvetrainDOHC
fuel feedInjection
displacement1588 cc / 96.910004 in³
bore80 mm / 3.0999999 in
stroke79 mm / 3.0999999 in
compression10.5:1
power101.4 kw / 136 bhp @ 7000 rpm
torque155.89999 nm / 115 ft lbs @ 5000 rpm
redline8100
body / frameAluminum
driven wheelsRWD
front brakesDISC
rear brakesDISC
curb weight648.77002 kg / 1429 lbs
weight distro50 % / 50 %
transmission5 Speed Manual
top speed~210.78 kph / 131 mph
0 – 60 mph~5.8 seconds