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CATERHAM CARS R400 Specification / Data sheet

Engine and Performance

Engine: 2.0 Litre Duratec
Max Power (bhp/rpm) 210bhp @ 7600
Max Torque (lbs ft/rpm) 150 @ 6300
Weight 515kg
0-60mph 3.8 Seconds
Power-to-weight 420bhp-per-tonne
Top Speed 140mph

Standard Equipment

2.0-litre Caterham Powertrain (CPT) Duratec
6 Speed Caterham Gearbox
Limited Slip differential
Superlight Suspension (wide track front and de Dion rear with Watts linkages)
Carbon fibre dashboard
Carbon fibre front wings
ACES change-up lights
Ventilated front brake discs with Quad piston calipers
15” Superlight alloy wheels with Avon CR500 tyres
Composite wind deflector
4 point Harnesses
Quick-release Momo Steering Wheel
Composite seats
Black pack


Close Ratio 6 Speed
1st: 2.69:1
2nd: 2.01:1
3rd: 1.59:1
4th: 1.32:1
5th: 1.13:1
6th 1.00:1
Final Drive: 3.62:1


Front: Adjustable double wishbone with roll bar.
Rear: de Dion axle located by lower A-frame and Watts linkage


Twin circuit split front/rear with low level warning system. Discs front and rear


Rack and pinion, 1.93 turns lock to lock


525 Kg

Wheels and Tyres

6.5J x 15"
Aluminium wheel with 195/45R15 Avon CR500 tyres.


R400 Pictures

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