Caterham reckons its 270S is the perfect car for drifting
“So, you want to learn to drift huh? You’ll be needing huge amounts of power from a highly-tuned engine and a healthy tyre budget then, surely?
Well, perhaps not, because Caterham reckons that the bottom-of-the-range Seven 270S, with its Ford-sourced 1.6-litre Sigma engine and 135bhp, is the perfect car to get you going sideways for the very first time.
And so, as a drifting novice and the newest member of the TG team, I find myself posing as the willing guinea pig for this experiment. Our laboratory for the day is the lower paddock at Brands Hatch – home to the recently re-launched Caterham Drift Experience – and the scientists are a group of instructors with more research hours behind the wheel of Sevens than you’d care to imagine.”
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