1978 Caterham Super 7 Turbo

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Selling for $59,900

This is the most amazing Caterham Super 7 build, unbelievable acceleration thanks to the 350+ horsepower, alloy block 2 liter twin cam turbo. The horsepower combined with the 1250 lb. total weight make for the ultimate mind blowing driving experience. The full bare aluminum body gives the car tremendous visual appeal. 

Comes with documented build in excess of $100,000, This is a one owner vehicle originally purchased new at the 1978 New York Auto Show.

Chassis

  • Original Chassis tag is present 

  • Total weight is 1250 lbs with spare tire and full tank of fuel

Motor

  • Lotus twin cam built by Williams’ Racing

  • Displacement is 2020 cc

  • Compression ratio is 8.4

  • Turbo charged dry-sump aluminum block twin cam

  • Carillo Rods

  • CP forged pistons

  • Forged pistons

  • New steel billet crankshaft 

  • Exhaust manifold fabricated from 416 Stainless Steel with Inconel Insulation

  • Inlet machine manifold from solid alloy billet

  • New Custom cylinder head by Don Stowe

  • New Jennings alloy block 

  • Boost limited to 300 HP on pump gas, and has alternate map for 350 plus HP on race fuel

  • 1,000 miles on motor

  • Custom Air box

  • Air to liquid intercooler in rear compartment

  • Lightweight flywheel

  • Alloy radiator

  • Haltech ECU

Gearbox

  • Full synchro close ratio Quaife 5 speed built in 2017 by Williams’ Racing 

  • STD shifter

  • Twin disc racing clutch

  • Super lightweight skeleton fly wheel

  • Geared for 140 mph at 6000 rpm 

Suspension

Suspension last rebuilt in 2017 by Williams’ Racing

Brakes

Rebuilt in 2017

Wheels

13 in. original alloy wheels with new set of track tires

Body 

  • Bare Aluminum series 1 style

  • No damage

Instrumentation 

Haltech data system and ECU

Spares

Lap Top with software for Haltech