The Surrey based manufacturer reckons it is witnessing a trend, with an increase in the number of used Sevens sold to replace six-figure supercars as the lightweight sports car offers similar performance at a fraction of the cost.
To help tip any cash-strapped supercar owners over the edge, Caterham has obligingly provided a table comparing its range-topping CSR260 with the likes of Ferrariís 430 and Aston Martinís flagship DBS, claiming the diminutive CSR substantially outperforms the grander opposition.
Last month the company claims to have seen both a Ferrari 430 and a Porsche 911 Turbo traded-in by its customers. We guess they're banking on another fine summer...
|†||Aston Martin DBS||Ferrari 430||Caterham CSR260|
|Engine||6-litre V12||4.3-litre V8||2.3-litre Cosworth|
|Acceleration0-60||4.3 secs||3.5 secs||3.1 secs|
|Gearbox||6-speed manual||6-speed manual||6-speed manual|