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New Era Newspaper Thursday November 9, 2017

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Thursday, November 9 2017 | NEW ERA WOEMA 14 Say hello to the new Audi S4 The Audi S4 was launched this month and is now available for order. Staff Reporter As part of the new Audi S4 car with a modest sporty look but which has superior performance not to mention the quattro permanent all-wheel drive. The new Audi S4 is powered by a new 3-litre TFSI that combines sports car performance with new levels of efficiency and also impresses with high power, ample torque, spontaneous response and a sonorous sound. The direct petrol injection engine with turbocharging has an output of 260 kW and produces a hefty torque of 500 Nm from 1,370 to 4,500 rpm. The turbo V6 engine accelerates the Audi S4 from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.7 seconds, and up to an electronically governed top speed of 250 km/h. In the new S4, a fast and smoothly shifting eight-speed tiptronic handles the power transfer. Its lower gears have short, sporty ratios, while the upper gears are long to reduce revs and fuel consumption. When the driver releases the accelerator pedal at a speed between 55 and 160 km/h the automatic transmission switches over to an The quattro permanent allwheel drive makes a large contribution to the sporty handling of the S4. In normal driving, it distributes engine forces with a slight emphasis of the rear wheels – if necessary the majority of forces can be directed to the axle with better traction. Torque vectoring optimizes handling and stability in fast cornering with minimal brake interventions. The optional sport differential actively distributes torque between the rear wheels. The five-link front and rear comfort gains with emphatically sporty response. A n a l t e r n a t i v e t o electromechanical power steering is dynamic steering, which varies its steering gear ratio according to the driving speed. The front brakes have internally-vented discs that are 350 mm in diameter. They are gripped by black (or optionally red) painted six-piston fixed calipers with S lettering. Inside the optional S sport seats have integrated head restraints, adjustable lateral supports and a pneumatic massage function. Fine Nappa leather is optional in the colours black, rotor grey or magma red with diamond pattern, contrasting stitching and an S badge. The colour black dominates in the interior, which is set off by contrasting inlays made of matt-brushed aluminum. Thanks to the fundamentally new control and display concept, the driver can control all functions of the new S4 effortlessly and intuitively. The optional Audi virtual cockpit, the fully digital instrument cluster, shows all key information on a 12.3-inch TFT display in brilliant resolution, a high level of detail and intricately rendered graphic effects. The “View” button on the sport leather steering wheel with multifunction plus is used to switch between the different user interfaces. Three views are available, including an exclusive sport mode with the tachometer as the dominant element. The Audi phone box connects smartphones to the on-board antenna and charges them inductively based on the Qi standard. The Bang & Olufsen sound system with its new type of 3D sound adds the spatial delivers 755 watts of audio power to 19 loudspeakers. The appearance of the new S4 is sporty but not ostentatious. The bumper, air inlets and side sills feature distinctive contours. Many of the add-on parts are painted in graduated tones of matt gray. Aluminum inlays accentuate its design. The exterior mirror housings shine in aluminum look. The rear bumper integrates a black honeycomb grille, aluminum diffuser trim and four tailpipes. The price starts on the north of N1,000 and come standard with the 5 year/100 000km Audi Freeway Plan. The interior of the Audi S4. Photos: Quickpic

Thursday, November 9 2017 | NEW ERA WOEMA 15 Tender NO: W/ONB/NEPC-001/2017 NEW ERA PUBLICATION CORPORATION PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT UINT TENDER INVITATION Geared up… Red-hot racing at Tony Rust ends championship season Donna Collins Red-hot racing and bumperto-bumper high speed chases marked the sixth round of the 2017 circuit racing championship season held at the Tony Rust raceway last Saturday. A good turnout of 17 cars entered the day’s racing, represented by the four different classes, with the Class C competitors revving up the spectators with a closely contested dice for the chequered Racing was tight, with no major incidents except for a spin off and a car that broke down mid-race. Other than that the weather was guys and girls were in top form with circuit racing, karting and tar ovals on the programme. The Clubmans Class C was won by visiting super bike champ from Cape Town, Ronald Slamet, who drove a family member’s VW Golf for the day to clinch the podium position. He took the lead ahead of national championship contender Robbie Peschke who Strydom. Other leaders of the pack included Class B winner Andre Havenga who put on a good show, with D Class Jaco Nel, E Class Gareth Fourie and C Class winner The ladies were also out in full force with young Chane Havenga in a VW Golf, and Danielle Vivo driving a Nissan. The ‘girls’ gave the boys a run for their money as they broke through their classes to clock competitive times. Lyndon Souls, driving a Toyota 2-litre, proved to be a worthwhile mission. Even though he didn’t clinch a podium he made his mark for the day, and is someone to look out for next year. Go-karts also entertained the spectators with nine entries. Christiaan Liebenberg was the undisputed winner of the Karts Slamet junior in top form to win top spot. The Tar Ovals saw Leslie category, with lady driver Deonize Swart pushing the needle of her yellow V8 to a podium win. “Racing was thrilling and everyone pushed hard to get into new classes for next year,” said Richard Slamet (Chairperson “Circuit racing is very much alive and is really picking up with great camaraderie amongst all the competitors. “ and chase cars, being an SRT Jeep and an Alfa Romeo Giulia. held on November 25 – which is the traditional ‘One Hour’ enduro race, which should be an exciting mix of ‘petrol heads’ and serious national title chasers. with the crown as the ‘one hour champ”, this is the race to be part of, and an exciting way to end off the year for all of us hardworking and dedicated motorsport participants,” said Slamet. TITTLE TENDER NUMBER: W/ONB/NEPC – 001/2017 PRINTING OF NEW ERA AND KUNDANA NEWSPAPERS DESCRIPTION New Era Publication Corporation is requesting tender offers from competent registered companies for the printing of New Era and Kundana newspapers. TENDER DOCUMENT ENQUIRIES DELIVERY ADDRESS FOR SUBMISSION OF TENDER Tender documents are available from 08 November 2017 at the: New Era Publication Corporation, Daniel Tjongarero House, corner of Dr W Kulz and Kerby Streets, Windhoek Finance Department Prior to collecting the Tender Document, a non-re-fundable levy of N$ 1000.00 is payable New Era Publication Corporation Procurement Management Unit mshonghela@nepc.com.na pmu@nepc.com.na Tell: 061 - 208 0800 Tender documents must be submitted in a sealed envelope, clearly marked as New Era Publication Corporation, Daniel Tjongarero House, Corner of Dr W Kulz and Kerby Street, Windhoek In a Tender Box at Reception Area CLOSING DATE AND TIME 30 November 2017 at 12h00 Opening of Bids at 12h30 a) The Bid Submission form b) Bid Securing declaration c) Priced Activity Schedule d) e) The following document evidence Mitsubishi Motors unveils e-Evolution Concept Concept launched at the Tokyo tor Show is an all-electric high-performance SUV that brand strategy under the “Drive your Ambition” brand strategy. The new concept incorporates the strengths of SUV, EV and the ability to integrate new systems for a connected mobility customer experience. “Through technological advancements showcased in the e-Evolution concept car, its world-wide customer base, but also its loyal following in South Africa,” says Nic Africa. “We aim to provide vehicles through outstanding design, combined with the power, authenticity and carefullyconsidered functionality design, Tsunehiro Kunimoto. the Labour Act, 2007 details of services under way or contractual committed; and names and address of client who may be contacted for further information on those contracts.

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