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Caterham increases production as demand exceeds expectation

Caterham Cars has responded to healthy demand for its iconic Seven sportscar by increasing 2009 production levels by around ten percent. The makers of the classic two-seater have “above-forecast” growth from UK, mainland Europe and further afield, particularly now that its Ford Sigma and Duratec engine range, inclu

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Aznom Caterham Superlight

Can luxury, sportsmanship, practicality and elegance be found all in one? Aznom try to render this concept in a unique car: the Aznom Caterham Superlight that will be shown at the Top Marques Monaco, the single live supercar show in the world. Aznom, to celebrate the co-marketing with Caterham, related to the creation of a carryall purpose-made for the "little English", according to its philosophy has customized a Caterham Superlight, a car born especially for track days or lakeside rides.

Caterham Cars at Autosport Show

Caterham Cars will be attending the Autosport International Racing Car show at Birmingham’s NEC this weekend (January 10-11). BBC Top Gear’s ‘Car of the Year’, the Superlight R500, will take centre stage of the British manufacturer’s stand. The most extreme Seven spectacularly lapped the Top Gear test track fast enough to embarrass cars costing over ten times its price, and will flaunt its credentials at the show by having the all-time Top Gear leader board displayed next to it.

Caterham R500 – Top Gear’s Car of the Year

Top Gear has named the Caterham Superlight R500 its 2008 ‘Car of the Year’. The most extreme version of the legendary Seven appeared on the popular BBC show for the first time at the beginning of December, instantly leaving a lasting impression on presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. In the hands of Top Gear’s mystery test driver, The Stig, the R500 put in one of the most visually spectacular laps around their benchmark test circuit, Dunsfold. Free of any driver aids, the Seven sli

Caterham Drive Experience: The Ultimate Christmas Drift

Forget socks, awful jumpers and smellies this Christmas and give a loved one a gift to remember by strapping them into one of the world’s best handling cars. Caterham Drive Experience (CDX) vouchers can be exchanged for an adrenaline-fuelled day, putting people in the seat of a legendary Seven sports car where the

World First - New Caterham To Be Created Online

In a world first, the next model to be produced by Caterham Cars will be created online by the public.In collaboration with Project Splitwheel (, the manufacturer of the legendary Seven is offering every car enthusiast, irrespective of any engineering skill, design experience or mechanical ability, a dream opportunity to design an all-new sports car. To be part of automotive history, people can join ‘Project Splitwheel’ from its dedicated website, From here, members

Brand new Caterham Superlight R300 to return in 2009

Caterham’s famous ‘Superlight’ family is now complete with the British manufacturer releasing details of a new generation of its Superlight R300. Following in the rear tyre tracks of the motorsport derived R400 and R500, the latest Seven punches from 0-to-60mph in 4.5 seconds courtesy of a new 2.0-litre Ford

Caterham RS Levante – Sold Out

Despite the recent decline in car sales and consumer spending, all of the £115,000 plus Caterham-based Levante supercars scheduled for production have been sold. Launched in Spring 2008, the Levante is the most powerful production Caterham ever, with only eight being hand-built by Hertfordshire-based RS Performance in association with Caterham Cars. The Levante boasts RS Performance’s unique, in-house designed supercharged 500+bhp 2.4 litre V8 engine, housed in a modified version of the

Academy Holland 2009 Annouced

Caterham Holland has announced that following the ongoing success of the current inaugural Dutch Academy series, it is now taking orders for the 2009 season.  It is also pleased to report that the relationship with leading Dutch motoring magazine, Autovisie, will continue for the new season. “The Academy has been a great success”, said series coordinator Mart Van Der Kooi, “our drivers are having a very enjoyable year and the cars are performing perfectly”.  Caterham’s Motorsport

Caterham Announces New Distribution Agreement in Spain

Caterham Cars is pleased to announce that it has agreed a new distribution agreement with Alcatrade, its partner based in Barcelona, Spain. Since the demise of the K-Series, there have not been any road legal Caterhams available for sale in Spain. However, following Caterham Engineering’s close work with the autho

CDX Limited Edition Seven – Let The Driving Experience Never End

To commemorate 15 years of the renowned Caterham Driving Experience (CDX) days, Caterham has released a high-spec, limited edition version of the tyre-smoking cars at an attractive price. Caterham’s motto of ‘Designed for racing, built for living’ is more relevant than ever with the CDX Limited Edition. Thrill-seeking drivers are urged to act fast as the first 20 cars will include over £2000 worth of performance extras – including a