With its raised trip peak, all-terrain tyres, a roof rack and all-wheel drive know-how – the 911 Dakar is the Apocalypse-mobile of your goals..er..nightmares. Its suspension has been raised by 2 entire inches with a hydraulic raise system permitting the motive force to lift it additional by an inch ought to the scenario require it. However in contrast to SUVs which supply this function at low speeds, you possibly can drive the 911 Dakar at full tilt, with the suspension totally raised. All you must do is change to the automobile’s “Off-road” setup.
The 911 Dakar will get staggered tyres, driving on 19-inch wheels up entrance and 20-inch ones on the again, with block tread patterns for correct off-roading. Along with this, it will get correct stainless-steel skid plates, underbody safety and aspect protectors. The 911’s already quick overhangs have been additional shortened to permit high-speed off-reading and rut-friendly entry and departure angles. The automobile has undergone some weight-saving measures, so the rear seats are gone. And even then, it manages to be heavier than a normal Carrera 4 GTS by roughly 7kg. However powertrain-wise it’s nonetheless a 911 Carrera 4 GTS which may hit 100 kph in 3.2 seconds, regardless of the added weight, due to a 4.0-litre straight-six and a PDK gearbox. There’s a roof-mounted cargo bracket up high, which may additionally accommodate an entire tent so you possibly can camp on high of your 911. Surreal.
It’s all floodlights and roof racks on high however on the within consumers can go for bolstered seats or common 911 seats in the event that they don’t want to half with the creature comforts provided by normal 911 Carrera. Restricted to solely 2500 fashions, there’s no phrase on simply what number of 911 Dakar variations might be coming to India, however they’re all more likely to be offered out in a short time, at Rs 1.8 crore a pop. Excluding taxes, after all.
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