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Caterham Super 7 1.6

(1995 model)

Brief specs of 1995 Caterham Super 7 1.6

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), 4-cylinder straight (inline) engine, 1588 cm3 / 96.9 cu in / 96.9 cu in, 103.0 kW / 138.1 hp / 138.1 hp @ 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm, 156.0 N·m / 115.1 lb·ft / 115.1 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 185 km/h / 115 mph / 115 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)CaterhamIssued from1995
ModelSuper 7 1.6Issued until
SerieSuperNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerCaterhamCountryUK

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3550 l / 125.37 cu ft / 125.37 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3390 mm / 133.5 in / 133.5 inTotal (curb) weight554 kg / 1221 lb / 1221 lb
Width1590 mm / 62.6 in / 62.6 inDry weight
Height1100 mm / 43.3 in / 43.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2260 mm / 89.0 in / 89.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity30 l / 6.6 UK gal / 7.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.5  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.49 m2 / 16.0 sq ft / 16.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
FuelStroke79.0 mm / 3.11 in / 3.11 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.01
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1588 cm3 / 96.9 cu in / 96.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity397.10 cm3/cylinder / 24.233 cu in/cylinder / 24.233 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power103.0 kW / 138.1 hp / 138.1 hp at 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque156.0 N·m / 115.1 lb·ft / 115.1 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)34.9 kW / 46.8 hp / 46.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output64.9 kW/l / 1.425 bhp/cu in / 1.425 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque98.2 N·m/l / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)4.50 s / 4.50 s / 4.50 sTop (maximal) speed185 km/h / 115 mph / 115 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)6.00 s / 6.00 s / 6.00 sPower-to-weight ratio252.5 kW/ton / 191.3 bhp/ton / 191.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/45-R16Tyres rear205/45-R16
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Caterham Super 7 1.6

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