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CATERHAM CARS CSR Specification / Data sheet

Engine & Performance

Caterham 7 CSR200
Engine: 2.3 litre Cosworth Duratec
Max Power (bhp/rpm) 200bhp @ 7000
Max Torque (lbs ft/rpm) 165 @ 5750
Weight 575kg
0-60mph 3.7 Seconds
Power-to-weight 347bhp-per-tonne
Top Speed 140mph

Caterham 7 CSR260
Engine: 2.3 litre Cosworth Duratec
Max Power (bhp/rpm) 260bhp @ 7500
Max Torque (lbs ft/rpm) 200 @ 6200
Weight 575kg
0-60mph 3.1 Seconds
Power-to-weight 452bhp-per-tonne
Top Speed 155mph

Caterham 7 CSR Superlight
Engine: 2.3 litre Cosworth Duratec
Max Power (bhp/rpm) 260bhp @ 7500
Max Torque (lbs ft/rpm) 200 @ 6200
Weight 550kg
0-60mph 3.1 Seconds
Power-to-weight 472bhp-per-tonne
Top Speed 155mph

Standard Equipment

Standard Equipment CSR200/260
Aluminium body with pre coloured composite panels
2.3 Cosworth Duratec Engine 200bhp or 260bhp
Increased “SV” dimension chassis
Full Windscreen and weather equipment
15” 10 Spoke Caterham Anthracite wheels. Front 6.5”, Rear 9.0”
Bespoke Avon CR500 tyres, Front:195/45R15, Rear:255/40R15
5 speed gearbox (CSR 200) / 6 Speed gearbox (CSR 260)
Uprated Front Brakes
Independent rear suspension
Inboard front suspension
Road 4-point strap and lap belt
Side Screen armrest
Fully carpeted interior

Standard Equipment CSR Superlight
2.3 Cosworth Duratec Engine 260bhp
6 Speed performance gearbox
Dynamics Suspensions Dampers
Composite Wind deflector
Black Pack including carbon dash
Carbon front cycle wings
Tillett composite seats

Optional Equipment

260bhp Duratec engine
Aero-section wishbones
Fully Integrated Dash with leather
Leather, composite or carbon seats
Full screen and weather equipment (CSR Superlight)
Black Pack

Technical Specification

Displacement: 2261cc

Configuration: In-line four cylinder

Number of valves: 16

Bore x Stroke: 87.5mm x 94mm

Construction: Alloy cylinder block and head, cast crankshaft, sinter forged
connecting rods, cast pistons (CSR200)
Forged connecting rods, Forged Cosworth Pistons (CSR260)

Lubrication system: Caterham dry sump with internal scavenge pump

Camshafts: Cosworth-developed high-lift inlet and exhaust (CSR200)
Cosworth-developed performance inlet and exhaust camshafts, uprated valve springs (CSR260)

Induction system: Cosworth-developed inlet manifold and larger diameter throttle body (CSR 200)
Cosworth-developed gas flowed cylinder head, roller barrel port throttles (CSR260)

Exhaust: Cosworth-developed exhaust manifold, Caterham developed exhaust system

Engine management: Ford “Black Oak” ECU with Cosworth-developed calibration (CSR200)
MBE open ECU with Cosworth-developed calibration (CSR260)


Wheelbase 2315mm
Front Track 1505mm
Rear track 1465mm
Overall Length 3300mm
Overall Width 1685mm
Height (hood up) 1140mm
(hood down) 1015mm
Ground Clearance 100mm
Turning Circle 11m


CSR Pictures

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