That is a huge hurdle. People may know how to drive like a demon, but build a car?bot6 wrote:Then again, a proper sportscar for GBP13K as an entry model is pretty damn cheap. Granted, you have to build it yourself, but it's part of the fun of owning a British sports car to play with the spanner.
Basically, if they kept it simple with the right product, demand would help increase the scales of economy for them, allowing for far reduced prices.
If I was in any way affiliated with Carerham, I would be excited. As it stands the marque is more secure now than it was before and it's Market potential is now far better given this venture.
I keep saying it, but by getting the right product(bring in Ricardo engineering, Mahle or even McLaren) Caterham would grow very quickly. Fernandes is a global entrepreneur, his hand was forced by proton and he did the best thing possible by getting Caterham. If that is not a signal of intent then I don't know what is.
As for the kit car jibe, I seen these "kit cars" humble ferraris and gt3 porsches. Maybe that's the way forward then, no?