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
LaFerrari
2.7 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
LaFerrari
499 cars
Veyron
300 cars

In The News From around the web

10
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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