Porsche needs its sports activities automotive house owners to expertise the outside like by no means earlier than with its newest creation, the 911 Dakar.
The 911 Dakar is basically an all-wheel drive off-roader that appears like a sports activities automotive. Now, this idea isn’t new for Porsche. The corporate as soon as raced a jacked-up 911 within the gruelling Paris-Dakar rally. This one, nevertheless, is completely highway authorized.
The brand new 911 Dakar is predicated on the Carrera 4 GTS. It has been raised by 1.96 inches. The journey peak will be additional elevated to three.15 inches because of an onboard carry system. The automotive additionally rides on particular Pirelli Scorpion all-terrain tyres.
On the skin, the 911 Dakar sports activities a rugged physique package that includes fender flares and skid plates. It additionally will get a hard and fast rear spoiler and a carbon hood from the 911 GT3. Inside, you get bucket seats and light-weight glass.
Powering the 911 Dakar is similar twin-turbo flat-6 engine from Carrera 4 GTS. It packs 473 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque, which drives all 4 wheels by way of an 8-speed PDK. The automotive comes with two new driving modes – Rallye and Off-Street. Porsche claims that it’s going to do 0-60 mph in 3.2 seconds, however its high pace is restricted to 150 mph.
Porsche is constructing simply 2,500 examples with a base worth of $220,000 every. In the meantime, Lamborghini may even be launching an all-terrain supercar known as the Huracan Sterrato later this month.