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Caterham 420R Build

Pre-build Update #4 – The Colour is Lotus Aubergine

The Colour will be Lotus Aubergine The colour is going to be Lotus Aubergine. There are many Purple Caterham Seven’s around but I’ve not seen too many that look like they’re Aubergine. Please leave me a comment if you know otherwise. Williams have been chasing for the colour. I had been trying to find something […]

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Caterham 420R Build

Pre-build Update #3 – Specification Set, Garage Finished and Line Drawings

Purplemeanie Specification Set This week we had a couple of trips over to the Williams car showroom. The first trip was to confirm the final specification of the car. We ended up with the following: 420 (2-litre Ford Duratec engine tuned to 210bhp) R-spec (track specification) Series 5 (Wider bodied SV) Lowered Floors (2″ lowered floors) […]

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Caterham 420R Build

Pre-build Update #2 – More Garage Prep and a Car in The Space

It’s a quick update on the garage work this week: painting, lighting, the floor and some idea of what space is available for the build. Painting This week we completed the painting of the walls and ceiling, see Update 1 for more info on that. In total I think this modest 16m2 garage with a […]

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Caterham 420R Build

Pre-build Update #1 – Build Space

Posting Update Before the build starts in earnest we’re hoping to be posting Blog articles weekly, probably on a Sunday. Also, in addition to full weekly posts on this blog we’ll also be pushing new post links to Twitter and to Facebook to let people know when posts have happened. If you want to get notifications of new posts […]

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Caterham 420R Build

Socialising the Purplemeanie Kit Car Build

The Purplemeanie Engineering Team are building a kit car this summer. Get updates on Twitter, Facebook and on the Build Blog at www.purplemeanie.co.uk.