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Caterham Super 7 JPE

(1992 model)

Brief specs of 1992 Caterham Super 7 JPE

2-door 2-seater roadster, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in, 186.4 kW / 250.0 hp / 250.0 hp @ 7750 rpm / 7750 rpm / 7750 rpm, 252.0 N·m / 185.9 lb·ft / 185.9 lb·ft @ 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 235 km/h / 146 mph / 146 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)CaterhamIssued from1992
ModelSuper 7 JPEIssued until
SerieSuper 7Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerCaterhamCountryUK

Bodywork

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

Dimensions & Weight

Length3378 mm / 133.0 in / 133.0 inTotal (curb) weight539 kg / 1188 lb / 1188 lb
Width1575 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inDry weight
Height1130 mm / 44.5 in / 44.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2250 mm / 88.6 in / 88.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.5  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.51 m2 / 16.3 sq ft / 16.3 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 valves16
Engine ManufacturerGMValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplyWeber Alpha fuel injectionEngine displacement1998 cm3 / 121.9 cu in / 121.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity499.50 cm3/cylinder / 30.481 cu in/cylinder / 30.481 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio12.0 : 1
SumpdryMax. output power186.4 kW / 250.0 hp / 250.0 hp at 7750 rpm / 7750 rpm / 7750 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque252.0 N·m / 185.9 lb·ft / 185.9 lb·ft at 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)60.4 kW / 81.1 hp / 81.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output93.3 kW/l / 2.050 bhp/cu in / 2.050 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque126.1 N·m/l / 1.10 lb·ft/cu in / 1.10 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)2.90 s / 2.90 s / 2.90 sTop (maximal) speed235 km/h / 146 mph / 146 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)3.50 s / 3.50 s / 3.50 sPower-to-weight ratio463.8 kW/ton / 351.4 bhp/ton / 351.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)8.30 s / 8.30 s / 8.30 sFuel 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
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2Turning circle10.0 m / 32.8 ft / 32.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearde Dion axle,LowAFrame,Upper Radius arms, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front185/60 x 13Tyres rear205/60 x 13
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Caterham Super 7 JPE

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