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Caterham Seven 165 | 2013 1.0

660cc Turbocharged Suzuki 3cylinders 490kg, 80bhp, 0-60: 6.5sec

  1. Ben O'Bro
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    Slightly slower than the 1700ss with its missing cylinder and tiny wheels (155/65r14), a bit newer (2013 vs 1995) and still enjoyable to drive! A nice way to learn how to drift gently :)

    Lot of work taken from the 1700ss. But also new features with analog instruments. New alloys, new interior and updated suspension area.
    Sound taken from the RX7 at the moment.
    With this 165 out of the way, i can go back to work on the Academy ;)

    Also available
    1700ss : http://www.racedepartment.com/downloads/caterham-7-super-sprint-1995.16143/
    Academy 2017 : http://www.racedepartment.com/downloads/caterham-academy-2017.17855/
    More versions are already in development and will come later (420R, 620R...)

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    ♦♦ Templates ♦♦
    Available here: http://benobro.org/sub/bo_caterham165_template_skins.7z - 6mo

    ♦♦ Credits ♦♦
    3D model, Textures >> @Ben O'Bro
    Physics >> @JackCY, @ltcars

    ♦♦ TO-DO ♦♦
    sound ? Please feel free to change it with Content Manager if you don't like it!
    Any comments welcome in the support thread

    Known issues
    - Steering at maximum when using pad may cause a hand to fly!

    ♥♥ Merci ♥♥
    Thanks to the few betatesters :)
    Merci @Puduku, @JoaquimSenna, @JackCY, @After_Midnight, @AlleyViper, @garyjpaterson, @hal4000, @Mr.Mugel, @Leonardo Ratafiá
    And the RD comminuty for help & support as always!

    ♦♦ Disclaimer ♦♦
    Please... if you want to share this mod, only share the link to this RaceDepartement page!
    And of course, please do not modify, copy or upload any part of this mod without my persmission.

    Lot of hours went into it so we hope you enjoy it!

    From Geneva
    With ♥


    Ps: if you were to enjoy it that much and wanted to say thank you, feel free! Beers will be shared by the team :)

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Recent Reviews

  1. XamX
    XamX
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    My favorite Caterham in AC. Best handling, best fun.
  2. robclark60
    robclark60
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Brilliant job Great fun Thanks to all involved for such a fantastic,fun car
  3. ddmak
    ddmak
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Brilliant. Just Perfect car to drive on tight track.
  4. Helzephyr
    Helzephyr
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    One of the most enjoyable cars to drive in AC, hands down.
    It's almost unbelievable how much fun you can have with so little HP! :)
    Thanks a bunch for this one!
  5. KRoman47
    KRoman47
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    I have no complains.
  6. twister59000
    twister59000
    4/5,
    Version: 1.0
    4/5, just because i m waiting the evolution of this excellent mod ( template for skining as a real "7 cup" ), thx a lot to share , a real pleasure to drive and a very nice look
    1. Ben O'Bro
      Author's Response
      thank you for the few words:) find template in description!
  7. DCSThor
    DCSThor
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    What this car lacks in horsepower it makes up in pure fun! A true must have!
  8. Hotty
    Hotty
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    thank you,top work
  9. scolman21
    scolman21
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    fantastic built car. 5 stars isnt enough, a must have car.
    a lively little cruiser. lacks a few horses but it makes it up by being very light. thanks man
  10. Papifix
    Papifix
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    One of the Best Mods. All ist nearly perfect.

    There I have to donate a beer. But I can not enter any sum into the input field.
    1. Ben O'Bro
      Author's Response
      Hey no worries, it's the intention that counts ;) as long as you are enjoying the little 7 !
  11. rubencer
    rubencer
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Excellent Work, Thank You!!!
  12. asehauDLM
    asehauDLM
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Great job, thanks a lot!
  13. A3DR
    A3DR
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    After the last physics update, now this deserves 5 stars. Might be the slowest of the bunch but still allows to have some fun around corners, great to race on small circuits.
    Apart from some small last minute fixes, overall it looks like a well polished product, keep 'em coming :)
  14. chili pepper
    chili pepper
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    This is good, very good.
  15. manuanju
    manuanju
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    I have the chance to own 3 caterham, including a 165, this mod is really top, bravo, I remember the moments '' fun '' that provide this super cat !! I have a personal title on my pc change the sound rx7 by a sound more '' 3 cylinders "for a game experience absolutely ..... top..encore bravo !!
    1. Ben O'Bro
      Author's Response
      Merci! Your feedback is very valuable then! You must be one happy man :p
  16. CapitanulHaos
    CapitanulHaos
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    Awesome, thanks
  17. digital1nk
    digital1nk
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    This is a must have car, awesome model, physics pretty spot on, we just need updated sound samples and this will be perfect.
  18. Krunky555
    Krunky555
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    I've found a gap between the left front rim and tyre. You can see through there. Please check it. ;)
    1. Ben O'Bro
      Author's Response
      shieeee thanks, i read that too late, i just posted the 1.0, i'll check it merci
  19. shaolin-g
    shaolin-g
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    This Caterham model is closest to the original concept of Lotus Seven, which means the best for me. This car does not need a lot of power, sequential gearboxes, etc., everything should be as simple and affordable as possible. Mod is very good!
  20. Phoenix77
    Phoenix77
    5/5,
    Version: 0.9
    Superb work mate!
    The level of detail and quality you've reached is Very Very high
    All Caterhams are fun cars... Very light, very chuckable, very catchable!
    Personally I'm looking forward to the more powerful versions though.
    Your cars are awesome... Congratulations mate!
    Keep up the great work :)
    1. Ben O'Bro
      Author's Response
      thanks a lot :) i'm looking forward to more powerful ones as well !!