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Caterham Project V Debuts: 2,623-Pound EV Sports Car, 268 HP And RWD

13 Jul 2023
  • What are the specifications of the Caterham Project V?
  • What are the design features of the Caterham Project V?

Caterham Cars, renowned for their lightweight and performance-focused sports cars, has recently unveiled an exciting new project that has sent shockwaves through the automotive industry. The Caterham Project V, an all-electric sports car, made its debut with impressive specifications that promise an exhilarating driving experience while maintaining the brand's dedication to lightweight design principles. With a targeted production date as early as 2025, the Project V is set to complement Caterham's iconic Seven model and attract a new generation of electric vehicle enthusiasts.

The Caterham Project V Specifications

The Caterham Project V Specifications

At the core of the Project V lies its commitment to minimizing weight while maximizing performance. Caterham's expertise in lightweight engineering, honed over decades, has been channeled into this electric vehicle to create a truly exceptional driving machine. Weighing in at just 2,623 pounds (1,190 kilograms), the Project V showcases Caterham's unwavering dedication to shedding unnecessary mass, enhancing handling, and delivering pure driving pleasure.

Powering the Project V is an electric drivetrain that generates 268 horsepower (200 kilowatts), providing substantial acceleration and a thrilling driving experience. While specific details about the battery capacity and range are yet to be disclosed, Caterham assures enthusiasts that the Project V will deliver an impressive electric performance that aligns with the brand's performance-oriented DNA.

True to Caterham's sporting heritage, the Project V features rear-wheel drive (RWD) to ensure a connected and engaging driving experience. This drivetrain configuration, combined with the lightweight construction, promises exceptional handling and agility, making the Project V a driver's delight on both city streets and open roads.

Distinctive and timeless design language

Distinctive and timeless design language

Visually, the Caterham Project V retains the distinctive and timeless design language that has become synonymous with the brand. The sleek and aerodynamic bodywork, low-slung stance, and minimalist approach exude an understated elegance that emphasizes performance over unnecessary frills. Caterham's design team has managed to merge the classic appeal of the Seven with modern electric vehicle aesthetics, creating a seamless blend of tradition and innovation.

Caterham has made it clear that the Project V is not intended to replace the Seven but rather to offer an alternative for those seeking the thrill of an electric sports car. The Seven, known for its lightweight, petrol-powered driving experience, will continue to be produced alongside the Project V, catering to different preferences and driving enthusiasts.

While the Project V is currently in the early stages of development, Caterham's target production date of 2025 indicates the company's commitment to bringing this exciting electric sports car to the market in the near future. As the world embraces electric mobility, Caterham is poised to meet the growing demand for electrified performance vehicles, drawing on its rich heritage and engineering expertise to deliver a truly exceptional driving experience.

Wael Nakhle

BY Wael Nakhle

Wael is an automotive content writer specializes in creating written content for Motor 283. Producing a wide range of content, including blog posts, articles, product descriptions, reviews, and technical guides related to cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other vehicles, with an unprecedented passion for cars, and motorcycles.

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