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Caparo T1

Developed by engineers that helped deliver the iconic McLaren F1, the Caparo T1 is a new uncompromised and unconstrained sports car that sets new boundaries in performance, driver experience and enjoyment. The Caparo T1 has an extremely high speed dynamic performance envelope, which is unrivalled. The Caparo T1 is a track day and road going* 2 seater sports car using aerospace and high formula composite racing technologies whilst providing race bred safety. This extremely lightweight sports car is capable of true ‘aerodynamic’ high speed performance and delivers a new level of acceleration, cornering and braking to the driver >3G via its >1000 bhp/tonne performance specifications. The Caparo T1 is a cost effective and reliable race car, setting new milestones in supercar performance.

Developed by engineers that helped deliver the iconic McLaren F1, the Caparo T1 is a new uncompromised and unconstrained sports car that sets new boundaries in performance, driver experience and enjoyment. The Caparo T1 has an extremely high speed dynamic performance envelope, which is unrivalled. The Caparo T1 is a track day and road going* 2 seater sports car using aerospace and high formula composite racing technologies whilst providing race bred safety. This extremely lightweight sports car is capable of true ‘aerodynamic’ high speed performance and delivers a new level of acceleration, cornering and braking to the driver >3G via its >1000 bhp/tonne performance specifications. The Caparo T1 is a cost effective and reliable race car, setting new milestones in supercar performance.

 

The Caparo T1 is born from a pure engineering base with no compromises and delivered by a team that has played a significant role in the design and development of some of the worlds fastest and prestigious vehicles. Their skills lie in producing literally the worlds best sports, road and racing cars and applying revolutionary design techniques and innovations to the T1, to create the ultimate track day experience.

 

Maximum Speed: >329kmh (205mph) – (Low downforce setup)
0-160km/h (0-100mph): <5 seconds
0-96km/h (0-60mph): <2.5 seconds – (depending on tyre setup)
Lateral acceleration: >3g
Braking deceleration: >3g
Price: £190,000 + Local Taxes + Delivery

 

Description

  • Advanced technology composites
  • Ultra high performance
  • Fully tuneable
  • 2 seater
  • Rear mid-engined

 

Aerodynamics

  • Front cockpit road aero screen, other options available for track use – TBA
  • Ground effect diffuser
  • Adjustable front twin element wing
  • Adjustable rear single element wing
  • Adjustable fowler flaps
  • Low drag body design
  • Range of wing options – road and track

 

Steering

  • Magnesium cased light weight high ratio steering rack
  • Bespoke removable steering wheel

 

Capacities

  • Dry sump tank 8 litres
  • Fuel tank 70 litres

 

Body

  • Carbon fibre multi part body with tuneable aerodynamics
  • Designed in sections for easy repair
  • Carbon/glass and Nomex panel construction

 

Chassis

  • 2 seater carbon/aluminium honeycomb monocoque
  • Separate front composite crash structure
  • Rear tubular aerospace grade steel spaceframe

 

Suspension

  • Streamline double wishbone front and rear
  • Tuneable front and rear anti-roll bar
  • Five-way adjustable race dampers

 

Engine

  • Aluminium V8
  • Dry sump
  • 480bhp @ 10,500rpm / 1000bhp per tonne

 

Safety

  • Central safety cell with high strength steel roll hoop
  • Composite front crash structure
  • Head protection system
  • 6 point harness for driver and passenger compatible with HANS device
  • Fire system

 

Electronics

  • Fully tuneable engine ECU
  • Bespoke wiring aerospace grade loom
  • Multi-function race dash including data logging
  • Speed sensors for traction and launch control
  • Fly-by-wire throttle for optimum tuning

 

Gearbox

  • Magnesium/carbon 6 speed sequential gearbox
  • Paddle shift gear change control
  • Limited slip differential
  • Equal length hollow tripode driveshafts
  • Various gear and final drive ratios available

 

Brakes

  • 355 dia steel race discs front and rear
  • Fully floating discs
  • Front 6 pot billet machined race callipers
  • Rear 4 pot billet machined race callipers
  • Fully adjustable brake bias pedal box
  • Pad compound options available

 

Equipment

  • Road legal SVA approved road version and full track versions available
  • Road and track parts fully interchangeable
  • Wet weather canopy/bib screen or race screen
  • Further options –TBA

 

Weight

  • 470Kg (dry weight)

Caparo T1

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