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550-HP Caparo T1 Headed for Goodwood Festival of Speed

GOODWOOD, England — Enthusiasts will get a good, hard look at the much-anticipated Caparo T1 when it makes its first public appearance here June 22-24 at the 15th Goodwood Festival of Speed.

550-HP Caparo T1550-HP Caparo T1 2Caparo Vehicle Technologies says the T1 is set to participate in the Goodwood hill-climb, a 1.16-mile course and the principal attraction at the yearly event.

The high-performance two-seater, which its makers say is "designed to give customers an affordable and reliable season on the track without incurring the extraordinary costs of running a real Formula 1 car," starts at £180,000 (about U.S. $354,000). The company says it will begin delivering the car to customers in May.

The T1, powered by a Caparo V8, sprints from zero to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds. The company pegs the car's curb weight at approximately 1,100 pounds.

© Source: article on insideline
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