the company with the target to built and sell such car was Proto Motors, estabished in 1997 by Han-chul Kim and his wife Ji-sun Choi. Initially this company offered stretched versions of South Korean cars like Hyundai or Kia and offered R&D services. However, the big efforts of this company concentrated on creation of the PS-II prototype. This Ford V8-powered coupe was presented in August, 2001. Being more a concept car than a true road-oriented automobile, the PS-II has been built to demonstrate some of the basic technologies.
The company was established in 2007 with Nikolay Fomenko being a paramount. Unveiled its first model - the B1 - on the December 16th of 2008. The first ever Russian supercar is powered by a mid-mounted 3.5l V6 engine developing 300hp and 330Nm of torque and is equipped with a 6-speed automatic gearbox running rear wheels. An appliance of the state-of-the-art technologies and lightweight materials enabled to achieve a gross weight of 1100kg, meaning the power-to-weight ratio is 3.