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Caterham Academy 2017 0.91

Official 2017 car with season skins

  1. Ben O'Bro
    00 academy motorsport championship.png
    2017 Specs

    almost finished, needs few tweaking and extra details in places
    Sound is from the Abarth (kunos) - result sounds good (thanks Leonardo for the tip)
    Physics are 90% the 1700ss at the moment, engine power is Academy-like, will be updated when 1.0

    >> As usual, expect the few mistakes here and there, so please use support the report them!

    7mod_170917_academy_07.jpg 7mod_170917_academy_01.jpg 7mod_170917_academy_02.jpg 7mod_170917_academy_06.jpg

    thanks Leonardo for the vids ;)

    Also available :
    Caterham 165 - http://www.racedepartment.com/downloads/caterham-seven-165-2013.17002/
    SuperSprint 1995 - http://www.racedepartment.com/downloads/caterham-7-super-sprint-1995.16143/
    Fictional R500 - https://www.racedepartment.com/downloads/caterham-roadster-500.20619/
    More versions are already in development and will come later (420R, 620R...)

    ♦♦ S K I N S ♦♦
    Skin Package now available here


    ♦♦ Templates ♦♦
    http://benobro.org/RD/bo_academy_template.7z - 26mo
    http://benobro.org/RD/bo_caterham_license_plate.zip (font included)
    (mapping is the same for both LHD / RHD ;))

    ♦♦ Credits ♦♦
    3D model, Textures >> @Ben O'Bro
    Research & brand new physics >> @JackCY

    ♦ To-do list ♦
    - Update physics to the actual Academy
    At the moment, it's very similar to the 1700, only about 10hp less

    ♥♥ Merci ♥♥
    Daniel French for the references! (he is the car #30 ;))
    All the previous help for the 1700, this model comes directly as an improvement from it!
    Many thanks to the RD community :)
    Merci Jacques A. !
    @Leonardo Ratafiá

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

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

    From Ben & Jack
    With ♥

    NB: if you were to enjoy it that much and wanted to say thank you, feel free! Beers will be shared between Jack & i

Recent Reviews

  1. Jack.A.Lope
    Version: 0.91
    Kinda cute how the RH driver takes the steering wheel off and lets it hang out the right side of the car as he passes you! Do you need a screenshot? Don't know if that happens on LHD; can't see inside the car well enough.
    1. Ben O'Bro
      Author's Response
      hi! yes screenshot please :)
  2. Krunky555
    Version: 0.91
    LHD dash cam is on the right side :) Please fix it!
    1. Ben O'Bro
      Author's Response
      oops! noted thank you
  3. stubs66
    Version: 0.91
    Beautifully polished mod, i understand the physics are work in progress and it's been a while since I drove a Caterham R300 on track and definitely recall it feeling nose heavy and pushy but with a relatively easy switch to oversteer with power.. But for my two pennies, perhaps not quite this nose heavy? Although the Academy is a lower power model, under steer did feel a tad terminal, had to be very patient getting back on the throttle..? I don't really feel worthy of any critique, so take with a pinch of salt please. Can't wait for the final version, it'll be blast to race!
  4. bullldoze
    Version: 0.91
    So many mods! Every time you guys release a car mod it is better than the last one. That's what I call "evolution" . This one is no different. So realistic and very, very fun to drive. THANK YOU!
  5. Zombie Boy
    Zombie Boy
    Version: 0.91
    Still have the issue with the driver's arm poking through the door on the RHD version. I hope this can be fixed for version 1.0. Otherwise, a great mod and I'm looking forward to the finished product.
    1. Ben O'Bro
      Author's Response
      aha i knew i forgot something XD i fixed it, and forgot to include it... next version indeed!
  6. ladose
    Version: 0.91
    Thx for job
  7. stormcat13
    Version: 0.91
    Awesome work ...Superb...Thanks
  8. heehsoares
    Version: 0.91
    Perfect mod
  9. Fanapryde
    Version: 0.91
    Amazingly detailed work !
    Glad to see excellent physics combined with excellent graphics ;-)
    Fun to race, good to look at.
    Thanks for sharing.
  10. Michael Roth
    Michael Roth
    Version: 0.91
    I´m love the car.
    it is a pefect mod. Thank you.
  11. Caton XII
    Caton XII
    Version: 0.91
    WOW, just WOW, just a F..... WOW !!! <3
    Top quality my Lord and in all the different ways of physics, graphics, sounds, I'm speechless !
    It's not "Kunos quality", It's "RSS (Race Sim Studio) quality" and It makies sense for me !
    Such details, so perfectly well made, I looked just the dashboard details and... really speachless and I'm not a guy who spents enthusiasm all the time, so far ! ^^
    1. Ben O'Bro
      Author's Response
      Merci :) Glad you enjoy it ! Physics aren't properly done yet... but it's working :p
  12. Brice.S.
    Version: 0.9
    Absolutetely gorgeous !
    It's not all about graphics, this mod is all about physics !!! and what a pleasure to see that : something like a "real mechanical character", really fun to drive, really exciting to master, this is THE MOD !
    Thank you guys for your work
  13. Alex Bonner
    Alex Bonner
    Version: 0.9
    Nice work.
  14. Prinz
    Version: 0.9
    Good job Ben !!!
    1. Ben O'Bro
      Author's Response
      Merci mec :p
  15. kingdomblues
    Version: 0.9
    excellent mod, very good work
  16. Phoenix77
    Version: 0.9
    Thanks for the continued updates. A Must Have mod, superb quality!
    Simply the most fun track day car ever. Also seriously loves twisty highways ;)

    Everyone needs to have this car in their AC garage!!
    1. Ben O'Bro
      Author's Response
      Thanks mate, wait to see the next one... ;)
  17. Wally Masterson
    Wally Masterson
    Version: 0.9
    A top class mod. The cars look fantastic and the handling is wonderful. A real joy to drive.
  18. CapitanulHaos
    Version: 0.9
    Thank you, this turned out awesome
  19. Neville Roberts
    Neville Roberts
    Version: 0.9
    Fun, fun, fun.
    thank you
  20. BigZabar
    Version: 0.9
    Very very good mod.

    Thank you for all the time you have already spent on it.

    What are your projects for the 1.0 ?
    1. Ben O'Bro
      Author's Response
      1.0 will have reviewed physics :)