Praga Cars has released the very first details on the upcoming R1 model, which is a hand-built track racer.
According to the car company, the new Praga Cars R1 is coming with a carbon fiber monocoque and it has a six-point seatbelt with HANS, an integrated fire extinguisher, a 60-liter safety fuel tank and polycarbonate windows. The track racer weighs just 592 kg and it has 4,144 mm in length, 1,800 mm in width and 965 mm in height, riding on a wheelbase of 2,527 mm long. The Praga Cars R1 is fitted with AP racing brakes with four-piston calipers, with a Koni suspension system and it’s sitting on 15×8 200/580 wheels in the front and 16×10.5 265/605 wheels in the rear.
Power to the Praga Cars R1 track racer is being provided by a 2.0 liter four-cylinder naturally aspirated longitudinal engine, sourced from Renault Sports Technologies, which is producing a total output of 210 HP (155 kW) at 7,500 rpm and it has a peak torque of 220 Nm (162 lb-ft), available at 4,500 rpm. The power-to-weight ratio stands at 356 HP per ton. The unit is mated to a six-speed Hewland JFR sequential transmission. The R1 will compete in the Praga Cup series on different tracks in Europe.
Source: Praga Cars