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Slovakia gets super with Praga R1 [w/video]

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Dec 19th, 2012 at 5:00PM

Yes, bare-bones roadsters like the Ariel Atom and KTM X-Bow are nice, but we can't help but feel those machines are held back by their (quasi) street legal status. What we want is a carbon fiber track animal. Something like the Praga R1. The Slovakian-built racer reads like a personal wish list for going faster. With a curb weight of just 1,261 pounds dry and 210 horsepower from a Renault four-cylinder mounted amidships, the R1 should be a blast to fling around a road course. A six-speed sequential transmission puts power to the rear wheels and a set of AP Racing brakes brings the... Read More

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