Caterham CSR 2004 on


April 30, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 29, 2015
Caterham CSR 260 (2004 on)
Country
UK
Top Speed (mph)
150
0-60 mph
3.3 (approx – see note below)
0-100 mph
9.6
1/4 mile
12
BHP
260 @7500rpm
Torque lbft
200 @6000rpm
BHP per ton
455
Engine capacity CC/CU
2261/138
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
12.0:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
129.9
Width (in)
66.3
Height (in)
44.9
Kerb Weight (lbs)
1257
Additional Info: Uses a Cosworth developed engine. The 0-60 times for the 2004 on 260 CSR seem to vary depending on source, with anything from 3.1 secs to as high as 4.1 secs, however Car and Driver did record a time of 3.6 secs. There is also a 200bhp version (Caterham 7 CSR 200), with a 0-60 time of 3.7 and top speed of 140mph. In 2006 a CSR 260 superlight version was built that is 25kg lighter, 0-60 in 3.1 and 155mph top speed.

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