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      12-22-2012, 08:55 AM   #60
deonvdw
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Lap times

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Originally Posted by hovabongz View Post
This was done by Car magazine in South Africa and although the M135i won the drag race , it was surprising to note that along Kayalami racing circuit the megane was quicker that the M135i disappointing both driven by Deon whose probably the quickest man around that circuit
Hmmm, actually the track test was done at a circuit called Killarney (in Cape Town) and not Kayalami (in Gauteng). The drag race (video) was at a small airfield just outside Cape Town.

The lap time for the Renault Megane 265 RB7 was 1:27,714 and the M135i was 1:27,874 (2nd quickest). Astra OPC came third with 1:27,961. There was also a qoute from Chris Harris saying the South African M135i was on different (worse) rubber than the Euro spec cars. No idea what rubber it is... the car mag doesn't have photos of the wheels/tyres themselves.