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    Report: Caparo T1 Evolution to carry $1.5M sticker price

    If you're looking for racecar performance for the street (or at least for non-competitive track days), it doesn't get much more direct than the Caparo T1. With "only" 575 horsepower on tap, the lightweight F1-car-for-the-road will rocket to 60 miles per hour in 2.5 seconds and grip the tarmac ...

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    Teased: Caparo packing 700 hp into new T1 Evolution

    There are a lot of automakers that throw the term "racecar for the road" around, but few have ever taken the recipe quite as far as the Caparo T1. And now it's coming back in an even more extreme form called the T1 Evolution. Originally launched as the Freestream T1 before the project was taken ...

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    Report: Caparo to cease MI operations

    Back in 2009, OEM supplier Caparo Vehicle Components pledged to put $10.5 million back into its two plants in Novi, Michigan. That move was so warmly received by the state of Michigan that the company was awarded $1 million in tax credits over five years. The company got its credits in 2010, ...

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    Video: Caparo T1 gets driven by Mika Hakkinen

    The Caparo T1 is the devil on four wheels. There are widespread tales of the T1 attempting to harm anyone who tries to tame it. Autocar must've heard these stories and decided to leave the driving to two-time Formula One World Champion Mika Hakkinen. The T1's unusual layout allows for a ...

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    Video: EVO takes the Caparo T1 to the 'Ring

    Caparo T1 at the Nürburgring – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    It's been a long time since we've heard anything about the Caparo T1. The Red Bull X1 may cut a similar profile, but unlike the strictly digital creation, the Caparo was actually built. Unfortunately, it ...

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    Caparo T1 debuts at private London show

    Click above to view the Caparo T1 in high resolution
    Lots of cars claim the "race car for the road mantle", but few manage to pull it off with as much authority as the Caparo T1. Bringing all that competition technology to the road isn't easy, though – during one media test drive, the front ...

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    Aston Martin DB9 to get Caparo brakes

    Click pics for high-res gallery of the Aston Martin DB9 and Caparo T1 It's been a while since we heard anything about the Caparo T1 supercar. One of the most extreme applications of the "F1 for the road" theme, the project originally began independently under the name Freestream before being ...

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    Caparo building two new cars beyond the T1

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Caparo T1.The British engineering team at Caparo has quickly made a name for itself by diversifying its production and design expertise with the absolutely insane T1 supercar, while simultaneously landing the contract to supply body structures for the ...

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    Tata Nano structures to be built by Caparo

    Click on the image above to view more of the Tata Nano To build the cheapest, simplest car in the world, Indian automaker Tata is turning to the makers of the fastest, most complicated supercar on the road. Makes sense, right? More so than you might think. Caparo, it was recently announced, has ...

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    Caparo touts safety features of T1, mandatory driver's ed. for owners

    The recent spate of negative press hampering the Caparo T1 hasn't stopped the makers of the clichéd "road-going racecar" from releasing a host of details outlining the finer points of the T1's safety systems.While the press release after the jump goes into detail about the Caparo's ...

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    Connaught and Caparo conspiring on Type-D

    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. ...

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    Caparo T1 disqualified after taking Top Gear lap record

    Performance figures don't give an accurate picture of just how well a car performs overall. A given car may be the fastest to sixty, but that doesn't mean it has the highest top speed, tightest cornering or sharpest brakes. Lap times around a given track paint a more accurate, comprehensive ...

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    Speeders are screwed! Caparo T1 police edition

    You feelin' lucky, punk? Don't even think about trying your luck in London with this Caparo T1 police car on the prowl. It will run you down faster than a cheetah does a gazelle, that is, if it doesn't burst into flames first. Top Gear reports that the car will obviously not be pressed into ...

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    VIDEO: Jason Plato's firey review of the Caparo T1

    Earlier this month, Fifth Gear presenter and British Touring Car Championship driver Jason Plato was hurt behind the wheel of the high-performance Caparo T1 supercar while filming a segment for the UK television show. In this video footage of the incident, all looks swell as Plato takes the car ...

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    Jason Plato injured when Caparo T1 bursts into flames at 150 mph

    Jason Plato, BTCC champion and Fifth Gear presenter, found himself in the midst of a Caparo T1 barbeque while testing the new supercar at the Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in Leicestershire. According to Plato, he noticed a loss of power while traveling upwards of 150 MPH. He checked the outside ...

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    Behind the wheel of the Caparo T1

    Although we've covered the entire gestation of the Caparo T1, we've yet to drive it. No surprise, as we'll be the first to admit that it outclasses us in every conceivable way. On the other hand, Nick Hall, the supercar scribe from across the pond, is one of the few motoring journos that actually ...

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    VIDEO: Caparo T1 in action

    We just can't get enough of the Caparo T1. We've surely bored you with all the stats -- performance figures, power-to-weight ratio and engineering geeketry -- but nothing compares to actually seeing the closest thing to a street-legal F1 car making the rounds on a closed circuit.The video after the ...

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    The obession continues: Caparo T1 in final stages of testing

    Click the image for more pics.Let's put things into perspective. The Caparo T1 weighs 550 pounds less than a Lotus Elise, while packing a 3.5-liter V8 producing 575 HP. That's 1045 horsepower per ton. Superbikes can barely crack the millennial mark and the Bugatti Veyron is downright portly at 506 ...

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    Caparo T1 update: 200 HP per liter, no more supercharger

    The folks over at Car procured a few shots of the Caparo T1 undergoing testing and have gleaned some interesting information about Gordon Murray's newest masterpiece.First off, the road-going F1 car is living up to its ethos by ditching the supercharger and coming to the party with a naturally ...

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    First Caparo T1 prototype completed

    Caparo Vehicle Technologies has achieved the monumental task of completing the first of two prototypes of its T1 supercar less than a year after the company was formed. We'll remind you that the T1 is a street-legal, ultralight F1-inspired racer designed by ex-McLaren engineers Ben Scott-Geddes and ...


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