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    Report: RON Automóviles shows off RXX and R7 sports cars for Mexico
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    Occasionally we learn about a new car manufacturer starting up in Mexico, but usually the country's most significant involvement in the auto industry is relegated to building vehicles and parts for other auto companies. RON Automóviles de México hopes to change that with its new ...

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    Video: Bowler EXR S vs Caterham Seven Supersport in spectacularly bizarre track battle
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    The Bowler EXR S is a purpose-built SUV based on Land Rover bones with a 550-horsepower supercharged V8 designed to tackle off-road rallying events like the Paris-Dakar. The Caterham Seven Supersport is a feather-light track day weapon, purposely created to out-hustle just about anything on a ...

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    Official: Caterham Supersport R gets 40-hp boost from 2.0L Duratec
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    How do you make a Caterham Seven Supersport better? If you said more power, Caterham agrees, as it now offers the Seven Supersport R with more and just a bit more weight. In place of the standard Supersport's 1.6-liter, 140-horsepower Ford engine, the R gets a 2.0-liter Duratec (also from the ...

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    Video: Hardcore x2: How to flog a Caterham Supersports up a snow-covered French mountain
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    The English are mad. And we know this for two reasons: one, they admit it; two, it's true. If more proof is needed, a video of Evo magazine's features editor, Henry Catchpole, sliding a Caterham Supersport up a French mountain in the snow should be enough. And the spindly car is missing its top. ...

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    Official: Team Lotus buys Caterham, celebrates with special Seven [w/video]
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    Caterham Seven Team Lotus Special Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We've been waiting a while for official confirmation, and it's finally here: Team Lotus has acquired British sportscar manufacturer Caterham. Both outfits lay claim to Lotus founder Colin Chapman's legacy ...

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    Caterham announces race-based Supersport
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    It's not everyday that we get excited about a car with 140 horsepower and 13-inch wheels. But then the Caterham Seven is no everyday car. Lately, Caterham has been focusing outside the mold of the Seven with new models like the SP/300R and plans for further new products. But after a couple of ...

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    Report: Caterham to expand lineup even further
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    Caterham SP/300R – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When Caterham launched the new SP/300.R just last month, it was only the second time (following the short-lived 21 of 1994) the company had veered away from the Lotus 7 formula into new territory. But it won't be the last. Not ...

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    Sondergard Automotive looking for startup capital for lighweight, low C02 roadster... on eBay?
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    Sondergard Automotive Prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's hard to get a car company off of the ground these days – just look at Tesla. Despite strong financial backing from the federal government, partnerships with companies like Mercedes-Benz and Toyota and a ...

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    Caterham 7 special outfitted by Lambretta
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    Caterham Seven Lambretta Special Edition – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While twist-and-go aficionados will recognize the Lambretta name for its classic Italian scooters, fashionistas know it as a British clothier. Now the latter has teamed up with Caterham to jump into the realm ...

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    Dutch Delight: Donkervoort launches D8 235 E
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    Donkervoort G8 235 E - click above for high-res image gallery
    Spring is in the air, and if any car shouts "Spring!" the loudest it's a Se7en. If you happen to be in the unfortunate position of not knowing what makes a Se7en, they are modern day interpretations of the legendary Lotus 7. Only ...

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    Donkervoort tweaks the D8 GT for 24-hour race debut in Dubai
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    2010 Donkervoort D8 GT(4) endurance racer – Click above for high-res image gallery
    While fanatics around the world debate the supremacy of one sportscar over another based on numbers alone, here at Autoblog we postulate that such exotic machinery is only as good as its capacity to ...

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    Steward of the Seven, Graham Nearn, passes away at 76
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    Graham Nearn helped develop and sell the Lotus 7, creating Caterham Cars in 1959 as a retail outlet for the lightweight roadster. After having seen the car through its years of broadcasting fame on the BBC show The Prisoner (that's Nearn on the right with Prisoner star Patrick MacGoohan), he then ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Caterham CSR 175 makes unexpected world debut
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    Caterham CSR 175 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It would be tempting to call this year's Tokyo Motor Show an entirely domestic affair, but that's not entirely accurate, as a few smaller specialty automakers like Lotus and Alpina took advantage of a surplus of available square footage by ...

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    Help design Caterham's next sportscar with Project Splitwheel
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Caterham R500 Caterham is making a new sportscar. But we can't tell you what it is, because you haven't designed it yet. The British sportscar company has made its name by producing the Super 7 of Lotus fame long after Lotus had moved on. They've made a ...

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    Australia's Eflin debuts Type 5 Clubman in Sydney
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    Click above for high-res gallery of the Elfin Type 5 Clubman Fans of the original Lotus 7 will undoubtedly be familiar with Elfin. Others who, like Lotus itself, have come to realize that automotive development has advanced in the past few decades, may be less so. The Australian sportscar-maker is ...

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    Westfield Sportscars developing hybrid 7
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    To some, the Lotus 7 was the quintessential British sportscar. Its tires are pushed out to the corners to deliver the ultimate driving experience through a direct connection to the road. It didn't need a lot of horsepower to move it along because it was so light weight. It just went where it was ...

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    Caterham to mark the Seven's 50th anniversary with switch to Ford power
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    British specialist automaker Caterham, stewards of the legendary Lotus Seven ultra-minimalist sports car, have announced a wholesale switch to Ford powerplants from the Rover K-Series engines that have been the mainstay of the marque for the last 15 years.With MG Rover's closing, the clock was ...

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    Forbidden Fruit: Brooke Cars Double R
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    You're looking at the Brooke Cars Double R, the latest purist roadster to hail from the UK. Powered by either a 2.0-liter or 2.3-liter Ford Duratec mill fettled by the high-performance blokes at Cosworth, the customer's engine of choice is mounted amidships in a steel tube frame that's clothed in ...

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