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- New series production model for revised Exige range
- Ultimate road car developed directly from the track focused Exige Cup 430
- 0-60 mph in 3.3 secs, 410 hp, 420 Nm, dry weight from 1,054 kg
- Outstanding performance from 389 hp per tonne
- 150 kg of downforce
- Available in Coupe and Roadster configurations
With a stunning combination of raw speed and real-world ability, the Lotus Exige Sport 410 joins a line-up like no other to complete the Exige family of peerless sports cars.
Lotus Evora GT430 : the fastest and most expensive Lotus ever
It’s the noise from the titanium exhaust that does it. Race-bred, it sounds quivering enough inside the Lotus GT430, but trackside at the Lotus Hethel test circuit, it sends a cold shiver down your spine.
The new GT430, in its full-on wing-and-splitter guise, is one of the most rewarding cars you’ll find for a track day.
Immensely fast – 0-62mph in 3.8 seconds, and a touch quicker with the auto ’box, plus less than eight seconds to 100mph) – there are so much grip, braking power and balance that you’ll feel like a champion as you scythe around a circuit at simply astonishing speeds. Continue reading
New tech claimed to boost fuel efficiency by 30 per cent; likely to debut in all-new 2018 Mazda3
Mazda will introduce a pioneering new engine next year that’s claimed to return 30 per cent better fuel consumption by combusting petrol without a spark plug, using ultra-high compression.
According to Japanese news site Nikkei.com, the new technology will be a world first when it’s introduced towards the end of 2018 — most likely in the next-generation Mazda3.
On Friday 28 April 2017 we lost one of our most loved and loyal TLR members, Sean Allen, during practice for Lotus Challenge racing in the Historic Tour at Phakisa.
Celebrate 60 years of the Lotus 7
Specially designed commemorative 8GB memory stick.
This unique piece is available at all TLR Noggins, Race Meetings, Breakfast Runs and any other TLR events at a very reasonable price of R200.
If you are unable to attend one of these events, please feel free to contact any of the TLR committee members and make arrangements to get your hands on one. We have had a reasonable number made but we expect them to move rather quickly.
Please support this drive as we know everybody needs memory sticks and here is your chance for a limited edition special item.
For more info, contact any of the TLR committee members
- Race only version of sensational Exige Sport 380
- 375 hp and 410 Nm
- Weight cut to just 998 kg dry
- 0-60 mph in 3.2 secs
- Laps Hethel 1.5 seconds quicker than Exige Cup R
- Aerodynamic downforce boosted to 240 kg
268 Jeffrey Kruger
176 Thomas Falkiner
150 Johan Nel
242 Mackie Adlem
216 Andre Human
155 Rudi Barnard
76 Jeff Gable
76 John Oliver
54 Byron Oliver
Index of Performance
254 Mackie Adlem
247 Andre Human
233 Pieter van Aardt
135 David Coetzee
102 Rob Gearing
54 John Oliver
75 Pieter van Aardt