Czech producer Praga has teased its entry into the hypercar phase with a 3rd and ultimate video earlier than the official launch on November 23 at 17:00 GMT (04:00 AEDT Thursday 24).
The road-legal hypercar is “deliberate for all main hypercar markets”, a Praga spokesperson has confirmed.
However, we might be fortunate to see the mannequin on Australian shores, as it will likely be “hand-built and restricted in quantity to make sure exclusivity” with solely an preliminary 10 vehicles scheduled for manufacturing in 2023.
Praga says that the automobile is “not an idea” and is within the ultimate levels of growth so it will likely be launched able to order.
The teaser video Praga has launched solely reveals minimal particulars of the automobile, together with a plume of smoke from the twin titanium exhaust pipes, enclosed wheels with Alcon brakes, and what appears to be like to be a cockpit-style silhouette design.
The title, worth, and full technical particulars might be launched at Wednesday’s launch.
The firm has confirmed it will likely be light-weight, have a petrol-powered combustion engine, and use an all-carbon chassis development.
Praga is a 115-year-old manufacturing and engineering agency that till now has been constructing all the pieces from vans, to tractors, tanks, bikes, aeroplanes, and karts, and now a road-legal hypercar underneath its Praga Cars division.
The firm can be closely concerned in motorsports with its monocoque racing automobile, the Praga R1.
The R1 homes a Renault-Alpine F4R Formula 2.0 engine that produces 272kW of energy and 395Nm of torque, and as much as 3G of lateral drive in high-speed corners.
Driven by Australian DTM driver Ricky Capo with Praga Racing ANZ, the R1 was a winner on the non-championship spherical of the Australian Prototype Series at Mount Panorama circuit in Bathurst this month.
However, Praga says the R1 has “no connection to the street automobile except for its philosophical spirit of aerodynamics and dramatic excessive power-to-weight ratio.”
Nevertheless, the brand new hypercar will nonetheless be extraordinarily track-focused.
IndyCar driver and former Formula 1 driver, Roman Grosjean was capable of check the automobile on the monitor earlier than its launch as a spokesperson for Praga vehicles.
In the third teaser video Grosjean spoke concerning the racing-inspired nature of the automobile, saying, ”It’s going to be a really restricted automobile. I do know some of them are going into collections, however I hope that many of them are going to go on the race monitor as a result of that’s the place a automobile belongs.”
“As a race automobile driver, I consider the automobile needs to be on monitor. I can inform you that, if that automobile is on monitor, that the motive force that’s driving it’s a man that’s a prime driver.”