We say: 160 classic gains period fittings with great results The car you’re looking at is brand new. I haven’t done, as a bloke at a petrol station commended me, “a very nice restoration job” on an old Seven. It’s designed to look like one, though, as next year the Lotus Seven (as it was … [Read more…]
THE CATERHAM SEVEN Sprint, a retro-themed version of the Seven sports car, has been unveiled at the Goodwood Revival. Powered by the 80bhp three-cylinder Suzuki engine also used in the entry-level Seven 160, the Sprint sports a nostalgic theme throughout. The powder-coated grey chassis is period-accurate for a Series 2 Lotus Seven, while the suspension … [Read more…]
The cheapish’n’cheerful, no-frills, max-thrills Lotus Seven has come a long way since Caterham took on production back in 1972. Modern manifestations may not share a single component with the original Lotus but the principle remains the same — delivering the purest driving experience possible with the best possible performance for the money.