​We Need To Make This Lego Caterham Super Seven Happen

Up until a few minutes ago, I had no idea about Lego Ideas. It's where builders submit model proposals, get votes, and if they garner enough support, Lego might sell it. And Lego most definitely needs to sell these Caterham Super Sevens. It's a kit car kit!
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Why There Isn't An Apple iCar Yet

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 8/05/13 9:28am 8/05/13 9:28am

This Is Why I'll Never Build A Kit Car

Here we see a guy driving a Se7en clone on a fantastic mountain road, wind on his helmet, driving nirvana before him. And then his front wheel falls off. » 6/03/13 4:00pm 6/03/13 4:00pm

Someone Rallycrossed A Caterham Se7en

We love rallycross cars. To handle all the jumps and danger of dirt/tarmac racing, they have amazingly competent suspension, four wheel drive, and transmissions. What if your car had none of those things? » 12/26/12 1:00pm 12/26/12 1:00pm

Would You Drive A Caterham Through Winter?

If you want the purest in classic car driving, look no further than Colin Chapman's immortal Se7en, kept alive by Caterham. But would you drive one through the depths of winter? » 8/15/12 7:30am 8/15/12 7:30am

For $16,999, Send In The Clone

For someone whose mantra was adding lightness to make his cars go faster, Anthony Colin Bruce Chapman sure was weighted down by his hefty moniker. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe home-built homage goes simply by Seven, but does it carry a price tag that's way too heavy? » 4/25/12 8:00am 4/25/12 8:00am

Greek Se7en does its time trials sideways

This Duratec-powered Westfield takes on a course through Tripolis airport with 1950s Formula One-grade oversteer. Who needs Fangio when we've got this guy? » 12/30/11 1:00pm 12/30/11 1:00pm

For $22,500, Pick up one share of birkin stock.

Originally feted for its added lightness, the Lotus Seven has always been a heavyweight of the homage car business. Today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Birkin is just one of a bunch, but will its price make this Seven the one? » 2/14/11 8:00am 2/14/11 8:00am

Caterham Drives GT5's Tokyo Road Course In Real Life

The folks at Caterham Japan felt that, no matter how good Gran Turismo 5 is, it still can't beat the real thing. So they took a Seven around GT5's Route 246 road course in Tokyo... in real life. Here's video. » 12/01/10 8:30am 12/01/10 8:30am

Add Lightness to Your Driveway for $18,995!

The most physically taxing no-no on the list of seven deadly sins is that of Gluttony. Today Nice Price or Crack Pipe has a Westfield Se7en that is free from sin, but might make you British Racing Green with envy. » 2/05/10 7:30am 2/05/10 7:30am

The Things People Will Drive to Le Mans!

Remember that street-legal Jaguar D-Type from yesterday’s post about Steve McQueen’s XKSS? It wasn't the only road racer slogging through the French mud at the 24 Hours two years ago. » 5/19/09 2:00pm 5/19/09 2:00pm

Elfin Type 5 Clubman Goes From Zero To Sydney In 3.7 Seconds

Down under in Sydney at the Australian International Motor Show » 10/09/08 10:20am 10/09/08 10:20am, the new Elfin Type 5 Clubman has been revealed. The latest offering from Australia's own hardcore roadster builders, the Type 5 follows on the heels of the popular models. The new car is powered by GM's 260 HP 2.0-liter turbocharged Ecotec four-banger.…

Caterham Now Offering Insurance, Super Lightweight Insurance

Owning a rare, exotic car comes with its own unique set of challenges. This is especially true for cars like the Caterham Seven, which tends to be raced and modified by a high percentage of its owners. In that spirit, Caterham is now offering insurance to its customers. The best part is the new plan covers track-day… » 7/31/08 1:20pm 7/31/08 1:20pm

IFR Aspid Rears Ugly Head, 2.8-Second 0-To-62 Time, At British Motor…

The IFR Aspid is capable of some seriously staggering acceleration, jumping from 0 to 62 MPH in just 2.8 seconds. That's what a 400 HP supercharged 2.0-liter inline-four bolted in a car with a curb weight of just 1543 lbs will do. Though, if you don't need that much speed, you can get the engine sans supercharger,… » 7/23/08 11:20am 7/23/08 11:20am