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Praga Cars Chief Designer On The Czech Marque’s €1.28m Bohema Hypercar

Praga Bohema Praga Bohema is a €1.28m ($1.3m) hypercar inspired and tested by Formula 1 and IndyCar racing driver Romain Grosjean. Created by Praga Cars, the motoring arm of the 115-year-old Czech engineering and racing firm, the track-focused road car boasts a twin-turbo six-cylinder high-performance engine, targeting some 700 horsepower. Meanwhile, the carbon monocoque chassis … Read more

2023 Praga Bohema is track-ready, road-legal 700bhp hypercar

Your driving position is set by adjusting the pedal box and tilting the ‘seat’, which is totally integrated into the car’s carbon tub, so it’s not hard to find a comfortable, confidence-inspiring base of operations. Lightly power-assisted steering also makes low-speed manoeuvring easier than you might be expecting.     As for the dynamics, we … Read more

Mahindra’s Pininfarina Battista electric hypercar breaks five world records

Pininfarina Battista is is named after founder of the Carrozzeria Pininfarina coachbuilding company. Mahindra owned luxury Italian carmaker Automobili Pininfarina has revealed that their pure-electric hyper GT Pininfarina Battista has set a range of world records in its final round of homologation at Dubai Autodrome. The Battista’s unique launch control technology contributes to Formula 1 … Read more

WEC: Buemi, Hartley, Hirakawa trio clinches Hypercar title

WEC: Buemi, Hartley, Hirakawa trio clinches Hypercar title 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship titles have been decided at the season-concluding 8 Hours of Bahrain, with Sébastien Buemi, Brendon Hartley and Ryo Hirakawa taking the hours in the Hypercar class owing to a second-place finish Hypercar Kamui Kobayashi, Mike Conway and José-María Lopez win the 8 … Read more

WEC: Ferrari 499P Hypercar breaks cover

Ferrari has unveiled the new Ferrari 499P Le Mans Hypercar, which is set to contest the 2023 FIA World Endurance Championship The 499P features a hybrid powertrain that combines centrally-located power unit with electric motor powering the front axle. The internal combustion engine has a maximum regulation-limited output to the wheels of 500kW and is … Read more

Tesla Model S Plaid duels ICE hypercar that’s 44x its price — and still wins

It takes a special vehicle to beat a Tesla Model S Plaid. And for production internal combustion engine-powered cars, such a feat is especially hard. Even ICE hypercars, after all, do not have the same instant torque that the Model S Plaid’s three carbon-wrapped electric motors exhibit when the family sedan accelerates from a dead … Read more

Why Czinger’s 3D-printed hypercar is the future of manufacturing

Imagine a startup co-founded by father and son engineers, based in the U.S., making a world-class, record-beating hypercar. Now, imagine the car’s underpinnings are 3D-printed metallic, designed by artificial intelligence, and assembled by robots. It sounds far-fetched, even for Silicon Valley, but the team of Kevin Czinger and Lukas Czinger have done just that. Czinger … Read more

WEC – Kobayashi Takes Hypercar Pole for Toyota

Kamui Kobayashi took a hugely popular pole position for Toyota Gazoo Racing this afternoon ahead of tomorrow’s WEC 6 Hours of Fuji, round five of the 2022 FIA World Endurance Championship In so doing, Kobayashi ensured the first ever Hypercar pole in Japan was achieved by the Japanese brand. Tomorrow’s race will also be the first time … Read more

Unique hypercar Bugatti Grand Sport Vitesse L’Or Blanc (PHOTO)

The rarest Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse L’Or Blanc, produced in four copies, was put up for sale. 1. Yes, this is the one that was slightly damaged in 2020 at the meeting of the Supercar Owners Circle club at Gstaad airport in Switzerland. The repair was done at the Bugatti factory. Veyron is the … Read more

Czinger 21C V Max: super-fast hypercar gets long-tailed variant

American hypercar start-up Czinger has launched a sleeker, low-drag version of its already uber-fast 1233bhp Czinger 21C. Designed with a slippery body and “sculpted to produce the lowest coefficient of drag possible”, the 21C V Max is an “8.0sec quarter mile” car, said company owner Kevin Czinger, with stylings based on the iconic Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird aircraft. … Read more