The Porsche 911 Dakar is a high-performance off-road sports car that combines performance, safety and comfort. It is exactly the kind of car you’d want at the top of your list when the adventure begins.
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The new Porsche 911 Dakar is just as comfortable off-road as it is on the highway. The exclusive model, limited to 2,500 units, not only shows that there are hardly any limits to the concept of the Porsche 911. It also evokes the first overall victory by Porsche in the 1984 Paris-Dakar Rally, which was simultaneously the birth of all-wheel drive in the Porsche 911. This is why the new 911 Dakar is also offered with an optional Rallye Design Package, reminiscent of that iconic winning car. The first striking detail of the Porsche 911 Dakar is its ground clearance, which is 50 millimetres higher than that of a 911 Carrera with sports suspension. And the standard lift system can raise the front and rear ends an additional 30 millimetres. For the first time, the Porsche 911 Dakar features specialised Pirelli tyres designed for off-road driving. They come as standard and are ideally suited for challenging terrain. The tyres come with a three-stage design and reinforced carcass plies to maximise their stability and durability even in extreme conditions.
The new Porsche 911 Dakar sprints to 100 km/h in just 3.4 seconds and due to the all-terrain tyres its top speed is limited to 240 km/h. As standard, the engine comes with an eight-speed PDK and Porsche all-wheel drive. The standard equipment also includes rear-axle steering and PDCC anti-roll stabilisation. The interplay of all the components results in the 911 Dakar being just as dynamic on sand and loose surfaces as it is on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. Maximum off-road performance is also ensured by two new driving modes, which can be selected using the rotary switch on the steering wheel (Rallye mode for hard terrain; Offroad mode for sand).