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The Ronart Lightning

This stylish, thoroughbred sports car, named 'Lightning' was designed for the discerning driver who loved the romance of motoring and wanted a distinctly exclusive car. 

Aimed at the TVR and Jensen specialist market sector, this exciting new car marked a new direction for Ronart (temporary as it turned out). 

6 Lightings in all were produced.


Here are the vital statistics

  • 4.6 litre Mustang Cobra 99 engine
  • 320 bhp, V8 quad cam, 32-valve (425 bhp race tuned option)
  • 5 speed manual gearbox
  • Lightweight Carbon-fibre bodywork
  • Full independent wishbone suspension front and rear
  • Suspension and steering geometry designed by Harvey Bailey Engineering
  • Hydrotrak differential
  • AP Racing designed braking system
  • Recaro Seats, Leather interior, Clarion multimedia stereo
  • Electric windows, remote locking, air conditioning etc.
  • 18" OZ wheels fitted with Pirelli P Zero tyres

That's a brief summary of the spec when the Lightning was in production.

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