Connaught Type-D into production next year
Connaught has announced that the 300 hp Type-D will go into production next year. Th company will team up with Caparo. Connaught plans to start building cars in June 2008 with first customer deliveries in August.
The steel and composite chassis for Connaught’s Type-D will be supplied by Caparo’s vehicle engineering division, which is rapidly developing into a multinational parts and engineering services supplier.
Caparo will source and build the Type-D’s ‘superleggera’-style chassis and body, featuring a laser-cut and folded stainless steel platform, a steel tube upper structure and carbon composite body panels.