Caparo T1S 

  • 2009
  • 575 HP
  • 200 mph
Overall, the 190 000 GBP price tag underlines the company's ability to design and build an exclusive car at a relatively low price despite its ultra high performance.
In terms of sheer vehicle performance, their vision for the T1 is an ultra-lightweight car capable of reaching 100mph in five seconds, with a top speed exceeding 200mph depending on the adjustable aerodynamic set-up which will offer enough downforce to corner at more than 3gs, the same as a Le Mans prototype!

Road Tests Real world tests of the Caparo T1


Caparo T1S
2.5 s
3.9 s

Top speed

Caparo T1S
200 mph
137 mph
253 mph


Caparo T1S
5 s
BAC Mono
6.7 s

Data points Key details of the Caparo T1


Caparo T1S
575 HP
987 HP
237 HP


Caparo T1S
310 ft-lb
922 ft-lb
McLaren P1
663 ft-lb

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the car

In The News From around the web


Caparo T1
Releasing full details of the cars specification during the final stages of prototype testing and development, the company has revealed that while customer cars are being readied for start of production, preparations are also well in hand for the T1s first public appearance as a running car and star attraction at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on 22-24 June 2007 which effectively becomes the vehicles launch date.
As the world's first road car to exceed 1 000bhp per tonne, the Caparo T1 will surely grab attention.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Caparo
Type of car Production car
Year 2009

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.24 lb/hp
Maximum hp 575 HP @ 10,500 RPM
Maximum torque 310 ft-lb @ 9,000 RPM
Engine placement Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion


Cylinders V8
Fuels Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,288 lb
Width 78.3 in
Height 42.4 in
Length 160.1 in

road tests

Top speed 200 mph
0-60mph 2.5 s
0-100mph 5 s
Lateral acceleration 3 g


Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
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