Caterham 21 

  • $65k built in England
  • 1995-1999
  • 136 HP 1.6L
  • 131 mph

Road Tests Real world tests of the Caterham 21

0-60mph

Caterham 21
5.8 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

Caterham 21
131 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

Data points Key details of the Caterham 21

Price

Caterham 21
$65k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Number built

Caterham 21
50 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

In The News From around the web

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Dec

Caterham 21

www.supercars.net
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.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Caterham
Price $65,000
Type of car Production car
Year 1995-1999
Number built 50 cars

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

engine

Displacement 1,588 cc
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.1 in / 3.1 in
Valvetrain DOHC

road tests

Top speed 131 mph
0-60mph 5.8 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.51 lb/hp
Maximum hp 136 HP @ 7,000 RPM
Maximum torque 115 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM
Max RPM 8,100 RPM
Weight distribution 50%/50%
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,429 lb
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