2022 Caterham Seven 485S

2022 Caterham Seven 485S Specifications

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MRLP A$114,000
Not tested

About the 2022 Caterham Seven 485S

The 2022 Caterham Seven 485S is a rear-wheel drive two-door roadster that was released to the Australian market on 01/11/2019 classified as a . The Seven is regarded as a sports car built in England with prices starting at A$114,000 before on-road costs.

The Seven is a rear-wheel drive 2 door with 2 seats, powered by a 2.0L INLINE 4 engine that has 177 kW of power (at 8500 rpm) and 206 Nm of torque (at 6300 rpm) via a Five-speed Manual. CATERHAM claims the Seven 485S uses 6.2L/100km of Unleaded Petrol in the combined city and highway cycle while putting out 179g of CO2. It has a 36L fuel tank, meaning it should be able to travel 581km per full tank.

The Seven measures 1120mm (44.1 inches) in height, 3360mm (132.3 inches) in length, 1700mm (66.9 inches) in width with a 2305mm (90.7 inches) wheelbase that brings about a total of 700kg (1543.2 lbs) of unladen weight. The Seven 485S comes standard with 195/45 VR15 front tyres and 195/45 VR15 rear tyres. It requires a service every 6 months or 5,000 km, whichever comes first.

The 2022 Caterham Seven 485S has a 100mm ground clearance.

The VIN number can be found on the Driver Side Inner Guard and the compliance plate is located on the Pass Side Eng Scuttle. An example VIN number would be similar to SDKRDFRD8##&12345.


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Caterham Seven 485S Details
Body Styletwo-door roadster
Release date01/11/2019
Discontinued date-
Drive typeRWD
VIN plate locationDriver Side Inner Guard
Compliance plate locationPass Side Eng Scuttle
VIN ExampleSDKRDFRD8##&12345
Country of originEngland
SegmentSports Car
Safety ANCAP ratingNot tested
Number of doors2
Seating capacity2
Caterham Seven 485S Engine Specifications
Size1999cc, 2.0L
Power @ RPM 177kW @ 8500rpm (237.4 hp)
Torque @ RPM206Nm @ 6300rpm (151.9 lb-ft)
Number of Valves16
Euro RatingEURO 4
Compression ratio-
Power/weight ratio252.9kw/tonne
Bore/stroke87.5mm × 83.1mm (3.4in × 3.3in)
Caterham Seven 485S Drivetrain and Wheels
TransmissionFive-speed Manual
Drive typerear-wheel drive
Turning circle-
Brake (front) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Brake (rear) typeDISC - VENTILATED
Front tyre & wheel size195/45 VR15 - 7Jx15
Rear tyre & wheel size195/45 VR15 - 7Jx15
Front suspension typeDamper, Anti roll bar, Coil Spring, Double wishbone
Rear suspension typeLive axle, Anti roll bar, Damper, Coil Spring
Caterham Seven 485S Fuel Specifications
Fuel tank capacity36L
Fuel consumption (combined average)6.2L / 100km
Fuel consumption city (average)10.2L / 100km
Fuel consumption highway (average)6.2L / 100km
Vehicle range580.6km (360.8 miles)
Emission standardEURO 4
E10 compatible-
CO2 emissions (combined)179g / 100km
CO2 emissions (city)238g / 100km
CO2 emissions (highway)144g / 100km
Caterham Seven 485S Dimensions
Length3360mm (132.3 inches)
Width1700mm (66.9 inches)
Height1120mm (44.1 inches)
Wheelbase2305mm (90.7 inches)
Front track1446mm (56.9 inches)
Rear track1446mm (56.9 inches)
Ground clearance100mm (3.9 inches)
Unladen weight700kg (1543.2 lbs)
Gross Vehicle Mass-
Gross Combination Mass-
Caterham Seven 485S Towing Capacity
Braked towing capacity-
Unbraked towing capacity-
Caterham Seven 485S Warranty
Warranty length12 months
Warranty distance10,000km
Caterham Seven 485S Servicing
Service interval (km)5,000 km
Service interval (months)6 months
Caterham Seven 485S Options
Standard Features
  • 12 Volt Power Outlet
  • Adjustable Anti Roll Bar
  • Adjustable Suspension
  • 15 Inch Alloy Wheels
  • Black Pack
  • Carbon Fibre Dash
  • Carbon Fibre Front Guards Unpainted
  • Carbon Fibre Rear Guards Protectors
  • Dry Sump Lubrication System
  • Electrically Heated Windscreen
  • Headrests Front
  • Engine Immobiliser
  • Limited Slip Differential
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Monotone Paint
  • Push Button Start
  • Rollover Bar - Black
  • Rubber Floor Covering
  • Seatbelts - Lap/Sash for All Seats
  • S Pack
  • Soft Top
  • Unpainted Silver Body
  • Ventilated Front Disc Brakes
Optional Features
  • Aerofoil Wishbones - A$860
  • 13 Inch Alloy Wheels - A$760
  • Alloy Wheels Special 13 Inch - A$760
  • Alloy Wheels Special 15 Inch - A$1,100
  • Battery Master Switch - A$475
  • Carpet Floor Covering - A$345
  • Carbon Fibre Front Guards Painted - A$285
  • Carbon Leather Trim Seats - A$1,320
  • Carbon Fibre Rear Guards Painted - A$2,290
  • Carbon Fibre Rear Guards Unpainted - A$1,975
  • Decal Pack - A$860
  • Fire Extinguisher/s - A$860
  • Gear Change Lights - A$860
  • Hood Bag - A$215
  • Half Soft Top - A$1,145
  • Interior Pack - Carbon (leather) - A$4,000
  • LED High Intensity Headlights - A$2,145
  • Lightweight Flywheel - A$770
  • Lowered Floor - A$1,290
  • Metallic Paint - A$1,860
  • Map Pocket/s - A$140
  • Painted Grille - A$180
  • Painted Nose Band - A$430
  • Painted Nose Band + Bonnet Stripe - A$860
  • Pearlescent Paint - A$2,860
  • Rollover Bars - Painted - A$860
  • Rollover Bar - Track Day - Painted - A$860
  • Sports Harness - A$1,430
  • Spare Wheel Carrier - A$990
  • Tonneau Cover - A$430
  • Tonneau Cover With Sidescreens - A$1,080