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Sunday, February 19, 2023

Praga brought back its legendary motorcycle into modern live

~New RIDESPraga as an old automotive brand owned by the Czech automotive company that we know so far, produces many racing cars, karts and go-karts for years, and even recently, this automotive company  has introduced a unique hypercar named Praga Bohema.
The Praga ZS 800 is a modern reimagining that retains the character and design of its ancestral Praga BD 500. (Picture from: RobbReport)
Well unexpectedly, this Czech company also made a cruiser motorbike in 1928 that was quite famous, namely the Praga BD 500. Well, now the manufacturer has launched a motorbike once again called the Praga ZS 800 which is also said to be a modern interpretation of its 1920s legendary motorbike. 
The new modern Praga ZS 800 motorcycle is posed along with its hypercar sibling, Praga Bohema (left). (Picture from: CycleNews)
As quoted from GoOto, the Praga ZS 800 was born from the idea of ​​Jan Zuzi, an engineer who previously worked with a 700 hp engine of the Praga Bohema hypercar. With the help of his partner Radek Sebesta, he developed the concept by combining Praga's outstanding engineering expertise, production capabilities, racing technology and dedication. Thus, the Praga ZS 800 was born, a modern reimagining that retains the character and design of its ancestral Praga BD 500
The new Praga ZS 800 is posed along with its ancestor motorcycle, the 1928 Praga BD 500 (right). (Picture from: RobbReport)
Furthermore, the classic impression of the BD 500 is represented again through details made by a motorcycle designer, Jaroslav Frantisek Koch. The Praga ZS 800 motorbike has a total weight of only 158 kg, and this can be achieved thanks to the use of chrome molybdenum steel material for its frame. Furthermore, this motorbike's tank can accommodate at least 11.5 liters of fuel, wrapped in forged carbon which is believed to be able to distribute its weight 50:50 in between the front and rear tires. 
The Praga ZS 800 has fuel tank can accommodate at least 11.5 liters of fuel. (Picture from: RobbReport)
Then there is also the titanium material used in several components of this motorbike, for example the 3D printing exhaust weighted of 4.8 kg. Meanwhile, the bolts, axles, nuts that bind the engine and chassis are made of sturdy steel. And the most unique part is the legs which consist of forged carbon rims with hydraulic drum brakes, such system was chosen to maintain style and performance. 
The Praga ZS 800's  front suspension whose structure made of chrome molybdenum steel by using a five-axis engine, supported by Öhlins suspension system with titanium springs. (Picture from: RobbReport)
Likewise with the front suspension whose structure made of chrome molybdenum steel by using a five-axis engine, which is then supported by a suspension system from Öhlins using titanium springs, so that it is expected to be able to provide soft and comfortable damping.
The Praga ZS 800 is powered by an 4-stroke two cylinders paralel engine, with a capacity of 773 cc. (Picture from: RobbReport)
While for the drivetrain is an 4-stroke two cylinders paralel engine, with a capacity of 773 cc which is claimed enough to deliver high bursts of adrenaline when this motorbike speeding on the highway. Those engine is designed and mounted on a five-point mount on the chassis to minimize vibration, so it can deliver strong performance but still provide efficiency and also meet emission standards of Euro 5
Besides the Praga ZS 800's engine capable delivered strong performance,but still provide efficiency and also meet emission standards of Euro 5. (Picture from: RobbReport)
Reportedly the entire work process for each unit of this motorcycle takes about 300 hours. After it was finished, even Jaroslav Frantisek Koch himself whose tried to ride the Praga ZS 800 motorbike in a touring travel from Rome to Prague which is about 1,480 km, at the end the trip was completed successfully in 35 hours, 40 minutes.
Now related to the price, reportedly this motorbike per unit is priced at around £ 75,550 or the equivalent of Rp. 1.37 billion. Wow! Unfortunately, it is not known how many Praga ZS 800 will be produced by the manufacturer, it only stated that the units will be received as early as mid-2023. Are you interested?
 
Kept spur your adrenaline on the power of two-wheeled monster and stay alive with the true safety riding. May God will forgive Your sins and so does the cops...... *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | PRAGA GLOBAL | ROBBREPORT | CYCLENEWS ]
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