Caterham’s Unlikely Export Hit: Kei Cars To Japan

Kei7 - Picture courtesy Bertel Schmitt

Let’s play Jeopardy, cars for $100. “Which race car is so quick that it was banned from most motor sports? Which British race car is not street legal in America? Which British car company has Japan as its largest export market? Who is the only ‘kei’ car manufacturer exporting to Japan?”

If you answered “What is Caterham?” to all four, then you know much more than I did before I went to Fuji Speedway in Japan last weekend.

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