• Nov 28, 2007
Connaught's getting help from a fellow British sports car maker to get the Type-D to market next year. Caparo's vehicle engineering division, which does much the same thing as Lotus - supplying parts and engineering services to customers, will build the steel and composite chassis for the Type D. Caparo will also supply the body panels to Connaught, and production is planned to begin in June 2008. Connaught's original plan was to have a supplier based outside the UK provide chassis and superstructure, but Caparo managed to win the deal instead. We're sure fans of British iron are pleased that the Type D will be a properly English endeavor, and we're anxiously awaiting our chance to sample the uniquely-styled high performance ride. We wonder if Lucas will be tapped as the supplier for electrical components (not that it would matter – it's not the bad old days anymore)?

[Source: Autocar]



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      • 7 Years Ago
      If the 350Z and tC had a kid, this would be it. I really like it and wish it were available and affordable. For me.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Wow that is really sharp!
      • 7 Years Ago
      i dont know why....but i reallllly want that car.
      • 7 Years Ago
      I like the proportions, but... looks lumpy. Lets hope they have better luch than most small British car makers.
        • 7 Years Ago
        Luck
        • 7 Years Ago
        yes luch- as in "the Luch of the Irish" or 'my luchy rabbits foot. my typing has been horrendous lately.
        • 7 Years Ago
        Luch?