Caterham Superlight R500

Overview

Weighing in at slightly more than 1,000 pounds and looking like a high-performance go-kart, the Caterham Superlight R500 boasts 263 horsepower, launching the car from 0-60 in 2.8 seconds. You read that correctly.

The Superlight R500 blew around the Top Gear test track in one minute, 17.9 seconds, the seventh-fastest lap in the history of the track, even topping the Bugatti Veyron, en route to being named the show’s 2008 Car of the Year.

Stats

Engine Specifications
2L Inline 4
Horsepower
263 HP
Torque
177 LB/FT
0 - 60 MPH
2.8 sec
Top Speed
150 MPH