September 24, 2003

Super 7 challenges speed records

Chemainus, British Columbia – Super7 Cars Incorporated, an independent licensed manufacturer of left-hand drive Super 7 cars equipped with Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle engines, announced the results of its Canadian and World record speed attempts at the Nanaimo, B.C. Airport, on September 17th.

The attempts were made by ex-professional Can Am racecar driver, David Saville Peck, President of Super7 Cars Inc.

The following are the official results (as invigilated by the Ladysmith Detachment of the RCMP and Citizens Speed Watch)

In full road trim, including, roof, spare wheel, tools, jack, side curtains, mirrors and all-season tires, and fitted with a completely stock engine:

0 to 60 mph: 3.78 seconds
0 to 1/4 mile: 12.40 seconds @ 108.5 mph

In track configuration, aero-screens fitted, no top, no side curtains, no mirrors, no spare wheel, and Hoosier rear tires, but with a completely stock engine:

0 to 60 mph: 3.25 seconds
0 to 1/4 mile: 12.08 seconds @ 106.3 mph
107.5 mph – 0: 252 ft. in 3.85 seconds
0 to 100 mph to 0: 14.07 seconds

In addition, the Super7 attempted a world speed record attempt in reverse. The result was 102.2 mph in reverse with no modifications of any kind. An investigation is underway to determine if this sets a new record.

The Super7 is licensed by Caterham Cars UK as the only world manufacturer and supplier of
left-hand drive motorcycle powered Caterham Super7s. The Super7 GSXR 1300 Hayabusa is fully road legal, BC inspected and certified, meeting all the requirements of the Road Traffic Act.

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