Praga’s eye-catching Bohema is a supercar in contrast to some other and scorching on the heels of its unveiling, High Gear had the chance to test it out in particular person.
Powering the Praga Bohema is a 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged V6 sourced from a Nissan GT-R that’s then modified by Litchfield within the UK. Along with changing the V6 to a dry sump system, it encompasses a pair of recent turbochargers that enable it to pump out 700 hp at 6,800 rpm and 534 lb-ft (724 Nm) of torque between 3,000 and 5,000 rpm. The Bohema additionally rocks a titanium exhaust and a Hewland 6-speed sequential transmission.
In a world the place hybrid supercars just like the Ferrari SF90 Stradale are pumping out nearly 1,000 hp, it’s possible you’ll not contemplate 700 hp and 534 lb-ft to be all that spectacular. Nonetheless, the Praga is mild. Very mild. In reality, it encompasses a carbon fiber monocoque and carbon fiber physique panels that imply it weighs lower than 1,000 kg (2,204 lbs) moist, permitting it to hit 62 mph (100 km/h) in lower than 2.3 seconds and energy via to a 186 mph (299 km/h) high pace.
Whereas High Gear sadly didn’t have the chance to drive the Bohema, it was in a position to take a tour across the supercar.
Provided that the Bohema has been designed with a key deal with monitor efficiency, it comes as little shock that the inside may be very minimalist. For starters, there are prototype-style butterfly doorways and seats which might be fastened in place. Whereas the cabin seems fairly cramped, High Gear’s Ollie Kew says he’s an enormous fan of the seating place and in addition likes the oddly-shaped steering wheel, noting that it suits completely in your fingers.
Praga intends on constructing simply 89 examples of the Bohema, every beginning at a cool $1.31 million, with deliveries anticipated to kick off within the second half of 2023.