2015 Caterham Seven 355

Caterham Seven 355 is an automobile that has a roadster body style with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels. Its 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 2 litres. It develops power and torque figures of 173 bhp (175 PS/129 kW) at 7300 rpm and 194 Nm (143 lbft/19.8 kgm) at 6100 rpm respectively. The engine powers the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox. It weighs a quoted 525 kg at the kerb. The Caterham Seven 355 is claimed to manage a top speed of 222 km/h (138 mph).

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2015 Caterham Seven 355 information summary

What body style?
0 door roadster with 2 seats
How long?
3100 mm
How heavy?
525 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1999 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
175 PS / 173 bhp / 129 kW @ 7300 rpm
How much torque?
194 Nm / 143 ft.lb / 19.8 kgm @ 6100 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 4.8 s
How fast?
222 km/h, 138 mph

Caterham Seven models

0 door roadster FR 5M 1596 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 540 kg
Caterham Seven 270 -
0 door roadster FR 6M 1596 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 540 kg
0 door roadster FR 5M 1596 cm3 154 PS 152 bhp 113 kW 540 kg
Caterham Seven 310 -
0 door roadster FR 6M 1596 cm3 154 PS 152 bhp 113 kW 540 kg
0 door roadster FR 5M 1999 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 560 kg
Caterham Seven 360 -
0 door roadster FR 6M 1999 cm3 183 PS 180 bhp 134 kW 560 kg
Caterham Seven 420 -
0 door roadster FR 5M 1999 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 560 kg
0 door roadster FR 6M 1999 cm3 213 PS 210 bhp 157 kW 560 kg
Caterham Seven Superlight Twenty -
0 door roadster FR 6M 1596 cm3 137 PS 135 bhp 101 kW 498 kg
Caterham Seven 160/165 -
0 door roadster FR 5M 658 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 490 kg
0 door roadster FR 6M 1999 cm3 240 PS 237 bhp 177 kW 179.0 CO2 525 kg
Caterham Seven 620R -
0 door roadster FR 6M 1999 cm3 315 PS 311 bhp 232 kW
Caterham Seven Superlight R 500 -
0 door roadster FR 6M 1999 cm3 267 PS 263 bhp 196 kW 506 kg
2015 Caterham Seven 355 data
bodywork
Body type2 seater roadster
Number of doors0
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2225 mm 87.6 inches
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 3100 mm 122 inches
Width 1575 mm 62 inches
Height 990 mm 39 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.39
Kerb weight 525 kg 1157 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 36 litres 7.9 UK Gal 9.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1999 cc
(121.986 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 87.5 × 83.1 mm
3.44 × 3.27 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.05
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 175 PS (173 bhp) (129 kW)
at 7300 rpm
Specific output 86.5 bhp/litre
1.42 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 194 Nm (143 ft·lb) (19.8 kgm)
at 6100 rpm
Specific torque 97.05 Nm/litre
1.17 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.8:1
Fuel system
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1219.5 kPa (176.9 psi)
Maximum RPM 7600 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 499.75 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 4.8 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 222 km/h (138 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 334.1 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
245.73 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
329.52 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.15 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.07 kg/kW
6.8 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
Tyres rear
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 ID530387
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 19.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2015 Caterham Seven 355 added 2017-10-01.
Last modified 2017-10-01.