2015 Caterham Seven 310 SV

The Caterham Seven 310 SV is a roadster style car with a front located engine supplying power to the rear wheels. Power is supplied by a double overhead camshaft, 1.6 litre naturally aspirated 4 cylinder powerplant, with 4 valves per cylinder that develops power and torque figures of 152 bhp (154 PS/113 kW) at 7000 rpm and 168 N·m (124 lb·ft/17.1 kgm) at 5600 rpm respectively. A 5 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the wheels. The claimed weight at the kerb is 565 kg. It is claimed to manage a maxiumum speed of 204 km/h (127 mph).

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2015 Caterham Seven 310 SV information summary

What body style?
0 door roadster with 2 seats
How long?
3530 mm
How heavy?
565 kg
What size engine?
1.6 litre, 1596 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
154 PS / 152 bhp / 113 kW @ 7000 rpm
How much torque?
168 Nm / 124 ft.lb / 17.1 kgm @ 5600 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 4.9 s
How fast?
204 km/h, 127 mph

Caterham Seven models

0 door roadster FR 6M 1596 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 565 kg
0 door roadster FR 5M 1596 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 565 kg
0 door roadster FR 6M 1596 cm3 154 PS 152 bhp 113 kW 565 kg
0 door roadster FR 5M 1999 cm3 175 PS 173 bhp 129 kW 550 kg
0 door roadster FR 5M 1999 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 585 kg
0 door roadster FR 6M 1999 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 585 kg
0 door roadster FR 6M 1999 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 585 kg
0 door roadster FR 5M 1999 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 585 kg
2015 Caterham Seven 310 SV data
bodywork
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors0
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2305 mm 90.7 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 3530 mm 139 inches
Width 1685 mm 66.3 inches
Height 1015 mm 40 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.53
Kerb weight 565 kg 1246 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 41 litres 9 UK Gal 10.8 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.6 litre
1596 cc
(97.394 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 79 × 81.4 mm
3.11 × 3.2 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.97
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 154 PS (152 bhp) (113 kW)
at 7000 rpm
Specific output 95.2 bhp/litre
1.56 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 168 Nm (124 ft·lb) (17.1 kgm)
at 5600 rpm
Specific torque 105.26 Nm/litre
1.27 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1322.8 kPa (191.9 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 399 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 4.9 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 204 km/h (127 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 272.77 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
200.61 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
269.03 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.12 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.98 kg/kW
8.33 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.DW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension dD.RA.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 185/60 x 14
Tyres rear 185/60 x 14
Brakes F/R Di/Di
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.81
Final drive ratio 3.92
general
Carfolio.com ID530288
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 15.5
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2015 Caterham Seven 310 SV added 2017-10-01.
Last modified 2017-10-01.