The Caterham Cars Company, which is a part of British motor industry and located in Caterham, Surrey, England, is a producer of expert lightweight sports automobiles. Their sole model at present, which is the Caterham 7, is an express advancement of the Lotus Seven Series 3.
On the 5th of November 2008, Caterham proclaimed a joint venture with the Project Spiltwheel, which is an online enterprise that uses crowd-sourcing techniques in order to create a new Caterham-quality vehicle with the contribution of car enthusiasts and owners. This model might potentially start manufacture by the year 2011.
Caterham cars are built of aluminium sheet affixed to a tube steel chassis. Wings and nosecone are either carbon fibre or GRP depending on the specifications. All Caterham 7 cars have front engines with 2 seats and a rear wheel drive. Their exceptionally high quality is attained via light weight rather than chiefly powerful engines.