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Exige Sport 410

  • 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.

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Lotus Evora GT430

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

Mazda pioneers sparkless ultra-high compression petrol engine

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.

Lotus 7 – 60th Commemorative USB FlashDrive

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

2018 Points Standing

Class B
198 Jeffrey Kruger
128 Thomas Falkiner
112 Johan Nel
104 Dave Jermy
102 Rob Gearing
100 Jeff Gable
81 Byron Oliver
54 John Oliver
30 Sean Hewitt
30 Carel Schaap
29 Anton Guse
26 Allan Spies
24 Brad Benningfield
24 Fred Alberts
23 Andrew Kynaston
21 Johan Viviers
19 Ettienne Strydom

Class L
164 Mackie Adlem
138 Andre Human
125 Rudi Barnard
110 Roland Hopkins
98  David Coetzee
90  Juan du Toit
84  Ben Knights
75  Pieter van Aardt
44  Ruan van der Walt
43  Philip Addicott
40  Gys van der Walt

 

Enduro Points
76 Jeff Gable
62 John Oliver
40 Byron Oliver

 

Index of Performance (Top 3)
193 Pieter van Aardt
182 Andre Human
172 Johan Nel

 

Masters (Top 3)
102 Rob Gearing
98 David Coetzee
54 John Oliver

 

Rookie
75 Pieter van Aardt