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A very light vehicle built for road and track use. Based on the original Lotus Seven.

Engine: Ford/Caterham Duratec I4
Displacement: 2 liters
Power: 263 bhp @ 8,500 rpm
Torque: 177 lb·ft @ 7,200 rpm
Weight: 506 kilo / 1115.5 lbs
0 - 60 mph: 2.8 seconds
Top speed: 150 mph / 241 km/h
 

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im not doubting that its an amazing car, or that its dangerously fun to drive but it doesnt do anything for me. id rather have an Ariel Atom to be honest.

cool. but only just
 

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I like these. My boss was lucky enough to get one from the Damon Hill Club just before the summer ended. Not very pratical, and definately not an everyday car, but cool nonetheless. Shame the vinyl roof didn't fit properly though meaning he got very wet on the way home that night.
 
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It exists only for one purpose, and it achieves that purpose with ease.
Always hankered for a Caterham, and maybe one day I'll eventually end up with one (probably when I'm in full mid-life crisis mode)

Totally and utterly bonkers, and sub-zero as a result.
 
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Shame the vinyl roof didn't fit properly though meaning he got very wet on the way home that night.
The old saying is 'If you get wet, you're not going fast enough' ;)

Not sure how you get round that at traffic lights though :confused: :lol:
 

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I remember going in my dads Westfield with the roof and the sidescreens off.

At anything over around 60mph it was difficult to keep your eyes open due to the draft.

It was bonkers quick though even with only 130bhp or so.
 

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I wonder what the engine is like? I mean, its a Ford Duratec :rolleyes:

But then, its making 260bhp at 8,500rpm! :wow:
 

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hmmm original lotus 7 sub zero, caterham wannabe? yes i know they are directly decended from the original unlike westfields, but not cool.

great cars but not cool, but i still want one:)
 

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Cool.
 
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