Road tester Eric D. of Examiner.com recently visited the Caterham USA headquarters located in Denver, Colorado. The visit was in advance of U.S. media testing of the blistering Caterham R500. The first R500 kit had just arrived in the U.S. and was waiting assembly. Eric snapped some photos of the Gulf-liveried parts prior to assembly [...]
Westfield hopes to crack into continental Europe and revitalize itself with its latest Lotus-Seven-inspired road car, the 1600 Sport Turbo. Like the Irmscher 7 Turbo from earlier this month, the Westfield is powered by a turbocharged Opel/Vauxhall four-cylinder. While Irmscher selected the 2.0L from the Astra OPC/VXR, Westfield pulled the 192 hp 1.6L from the [...]
German aftermarket tuner Irmscher has unveiled their new roadster – the 7 turbo. Irmscher hopes to emulate the success achieved by the 7’s ancestor, the 1957 Lotus Super Seven.
I was surfing YouTube and found this clip from the anime movie éX-Driver: The Movie amusing. Prominently featured are a Lotus Seven and Lotus Europa, and at 1:51 you can make out a blue Lotus Esprit.
As the latest addition to the rapid Superlight series, the R300 features the 2.0L Duratec Ford motor shared with the even more rapid R500 and R400. In R300 guise the motor is detuned to 175 hp, down from the 263 hp and 210 hp found in the R500 and R400 respectively. The R300’s performance is [...]