Caterham R500 Does the 0-60 Run in 2.88 Seconds

We brought you some of the first images of the Caterham R500 yesterday and today we've got all the details and the high-res images to match. Weighing in at just over 1,115 lbs, the latest kidney-punisher from Caterham features all sorts of goodies that set it apart from the more brutal CSR. Chief among them is sweet… » 4/11/08 6:15pm 4/11/08 6:15pm

Detroit Auto Show: Ford's TwinForce Turbo V6 Delivers Power of a V8

Where have we heard that before? Hmmm...? Was it in Barcelona? Wait, OK, so you take a V6, you strap two-turbos to it.... Europe for sure... Oh, wait, I know. This is exactly what BMW has already done in the 335i. Only, here in FoMoCo's preview, the engine pumps out an awesome 415hp and an even mo'better 400lbs. ft of… » 1/07/07 2:38pm 1/07/07 2:38pm

Whither, Koenigsegg? Caterham Unofficially Breaks Top Gear Lap Record

And speaking of Cosworth ... If you thought the Koenigsegg CCX's dominance of the Top Gear test track was unassailable, there's a little matter of the Caterham CSR 260 we'd like to point out. Piloted by a member of Dunlop's Injection team, the little Cat — powered by a Cosworth-stroked 2.3-liter Ford Duratec —… » 10/18/06 9:33am 10/18/06 9:33am

Caterham to Use Ford Sigma Engines in New Seven

The boys at Caterham say the company's Seven sports car will get a new powerplant in late 2007, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the original Lotus Seven on which it's based. Replacing the current Rover K-series engine on the Caterham Classic, Roadsport and Superlight will be a new, 1.6-liter Ford Sigma mill —… » 5/16/06 1:55pm 5/16/06 1:55pm

Lincoln to Juice Lincoln Zephyr With New Duratec V6

According to Edmunds Inside Line, the 2007 Lincoln Zephyr will get Ford's new, 3.5-liter Duratec 35 — the latest and most powerful in the Duratec family — which will power one in five Ford products in coming years. That'll give the entry Lincoln a power boost from 221 hp to a possible 250 hp. That engine will replace… » 1/24/06 8:13am 1/24/06 8:13am