Praga launches new ultra-limited ZS 800 bike
A brand new bike is on the best way from Praga which can rejoice the model’s BD 500 from 1928.
The brand new bike, known as the Praga ZS 800, will solely be in-built 28 models, and can mix up to date race-derived know-how with traditional styling and design.
Praga has achieved a weight of 142kg with the ZS 800, and included inside that could be a 773cc parallel-twin engine (with an SOHC format and 4 valves per cylinder) and a chrome molybdenum metal body. The gasoline tank is 11.5 litres in capability and subsequently, when it’s full, the bike’s weight will increase to 158kg.
A five-speed transmission will switch the bike’s 50 horsepower and 65Nm from the engine to the rear wheel – 18 inches in diameter, and the identical on the entrance, comprised of solid carbon.
200mm hydraulic drum brakes function at each wheels (double on the entrance, single on the rear) when it turns into time to cease.
The ‘retro’ specs additionally apply to the suspension. It’s provided by Ohlins, the selection of the vast majority of MotoGP groups, however on the entrance there’s a metal girder fork, and on the rear there’s a onerous tail – suspension is barely below the seat.
The bike rolls on Dunlop Roadmaster tyres, includes a 795mm seat top, a 1,435mm wheelbase, and a 4.8kg titanium alloy exhaust system.
The value? £75,550, plus tax. Once more, solely 28 will probably be made and the primary consumer is already confirmed to be from Dubai. Orders are open for the remaining bikes, however with such restricted availability it could be sensible to behave quick.
The ZS 800’s Chief Designer, Jan Žuži, mentioned: “Sturdy and intensely light-weight supplies – comparable to carbon, titanium, chrome molybdenum metal and aviation duralumin – enabled us to reimagine the inflexible rear wheel suspension, the entrance swingarm fork, and the hydraulic drum brakes.
“These futuristic supplies and Praga sports activities division’s newest manufacturing amenities have enabled us to switch these elegant historic design components to the current day, and to construct a bike with up to date driving traits and a novel really feel.”
Discover out extra concerning the Praga ZS 800 on the Praga web site.