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Introducing the Model 170 logo!

This isn’t just another design; it’s a daring departure. Engineered with the driver in mind, it’s nimble, lightweight, and promises an exhilarating driving experience. Embracing electric power, it redefines the essence of a sports car. Project V isn’t just a car; it’s a declaration of purpose.



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Keeping true to Caterham’s DNA is paramount. CEO Bob Laishley emphasizes the importance of maintaining the brand’s identity: lightweight, straightforward, and delivering unmatched driving pleasure.


At the unveiling of Project V, the target specifications are revealed:

  • Body Type/Construction: A three-seater 2+1 coupe (with a 2+2 option) crafted with innovative carbon fiber and aluminum composite chassis along with composite bodywork.
  • Dimensions: Length: 4,255mm, Width: 1,893mm, Height: 1,226mm
  • Mass: 1,190kg (2+1) DIN mass – including all fluids, without occupants.
  • Powertrain: A rear-mounted 200 kW (268 bhp/272 PS) permanent magnet synchronous motor with a nominal 400V e-motor.
  • Battery: Twin-pack 55 kWh USOC battery featuring advanced thermal management.
  • Battery Charge Time: 15 minutes for 20-80% SOC.
  • Max. Power: Approximately 200kW / 268bhp / 272PS.
  • 0-62mph / 100kph: Less than 4.5 seconds (estimated).
  • Max. Speed: Approximately 143mph / 230kph.
  • Range (WLTP mixed): Approximately 249 miles / 400km.
  • Pricing: Starting from less than £80,000 GBP for the UK market.

Project V embodies a timeless silhouette. Anthony Jannarelly, Chief Designer, underscores the simplicity and functionality of the Caterham Seven’s design, applied to the sports coupe architecture. Every aspect is meticulously considered to uphold the ethos of lightness and driver engagement.


The praise for Project V is resounding:

Jack Scarlett from Fully Charged Show applauds the impressive stats: 272PS, 4.5-second 0-62 time, and 250 miles WLTP range.
EVO Magazine in July 2023 heralds Project V as potentially cracking the enigma of electric sports cars, thanks to its pure and simple engineering.
Cam Tait of PistonHeads dubs it possibly the most compelling case for an EV sports car yet.