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5th March, 2006

Perhaps it was never really in doubt but now it’s official; the British find the Caterham Seven is a fun car to drive. The British sportscar manufacturer took pole position in Test Drive Magazine's Super Test to find the best fun car for a £15,000 budget (approx $35,346 AUD as at today).

The Caterham 1.4 Classic beat off stiff competition from rivals such as the Mazda MX-5, Ford Streeka and Mini Cooper to take the chequered flag for its all round good looks, speed, engine performance and driveability.

The Caterham Classic, which can complete a 0-60 mph (96.5 km/h) sprint in 6.5 seconds, was also voted Test Drive Magazine’s 'best buy' and raced away with a four and a half out of five star rating.

Under the bonnet a 1.4 litre 16 valve engine charges the two seater to a top speed of 110 mph (177 km/h). With a power to weight ratio equivalent to a Porsche Boxster it is easy to understand why the Classic is such an exhilarating drive.

Delivering more smiles per mile than anything else tested, those Brits looking for fun can pick up a Caterham Classic from only £15,450 (that's approximately $36,406 AUD as at today's date) or build it themselves with the kit version priced from £12,950 (which is approximately $30,515 AUD on today's rates).

Other Caterham news: here.

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