Road Tests Real world tests of One Car vs Caparo T1


One Car
1.7 s
Caparo T1
2.5 s

Top speed

One Car
225 mph
Caparo T1
199 mph

Top Gear track time

One Car
Caparo T1

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Formula One Car

Reasons to consider the
Formula One Car

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Really great lap time on the Top Gear track 0:59.0 vs 1:10.60 More than 15% great lap time on the Top Gear track
Way more more powerful engine 900 HP vs 575 HP @ 10,500 RPM More than 55% stronger engine
Faster top speed 225 mph vs 199 mph 26 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Faster to 60mph 1.7 s vs 2.5 s More than 30% faster to 60mph
Side view of Caparo T1

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Caparo T1

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Bigger engine 3,500 cc vs 2,400 cc More than 45% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs


One Car  vs
Caparo T1 
Brand Formula Caparo
Type of car Race car Production car
Year 2013 2007

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 1.57 lb/hp 2.2 lb/hp
Maximum hp 900 HP 575 HP @ 10,500 RPM
Maximum torque 295 ft-lb 311 ft-lb @ 9,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Ventilated Disc Disc
Rear brakes Ventilated Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,415 lb 1,265 lb

road tests

One Car  vs
Caparo T1 
Top speed 225 mph 199 mph
0-60mph 1.7 s 2.5 s
Top gear time 0:59.0 1:10.60


Shift system Semi-automatic Manual


Displacement 2,400 cc 3,500 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Bore/stroke 4 in / Unknown 3.66 in / 2.53 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4
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