In the 1980s, Porsche won two Paris-Dakar Rallies, one of them with its legendary 911 model (the other was with the 959). That car is remembered by many fans and wore the classic Rothmans livery. Now the German brand it was proposed to honor himand not only that, but the result is for sale.
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It is a limited edition called 911 Dakar. A car that costs 256,042 euros and of which only 2,500 units will be manufactured. As expected, the value of those few units will increase over time.
But what is unique is that Porsche developed a car capable of being a sports car on asphalt and equally sporty on the latest evolution of the 911. uneven roads. Many would not believe it in advance.
Unlike the traditional 911 Carrera, the Dakar is 5 cm taller and with a specific function it can increase its height by another 3 cm in both axes. In the highest position you can drive up to 170 km/h.
So you can offer a 16.4 degree angle of attacka breakover angle of 16.2 degrees and a ground clearance of 161mm, which is about the same as a midsize SUV.
The 911 Dakar also has steered rear axle, engine mounts from the GT3 and Pirelli Scorpion All Terrain Plus off-road tires specifically designed for this model. Their measurement is 245/45 ZR19 forward and 295/40 ZR20 behind.
In terms of engine, it has the same twin-turbo six-cylinder 3.0 boxer engine as the Porsche 911 GTS. Delivers a power of 480 CV and a maximum torque of 570 Nm, together with the eight-speed PDK automatic gearbox.
How could it be otherwise in an off road version, traction is full.
It accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.4 seconds and reaches a top speed 240 km/h, speed that is not superior since the tires are off-road.
On the outside it has stainless steel protectionsa new rear spoiler, the bonnet lid with air vents inspired by those of the 911 GT3 and the flared fenders.
It does not have seats in the back in order to save weight, in the same way that it incorporates lighter crystals and a less heavy battery. Thus, it manages to weigh 1,605 kg.