Some of the oddest Dakar Rally cars
As this year’s gruelling desert rally begins, we look back at some of the more creative interpretations of 'off-road vehicle'
Posted: 03 Jan 2012
Nope - this isn't an early X1 developemnt mule - it belongs to a French lunatic called Pascal Boutet and was built to compete in the 2008 Dakar Rally.
Unsurprisingly, it's not actually a 1-series - under the fiberglass shell, there's some clever four-wheel drivery and a 3.0-litre BMW six-pot diesel.
Top speed? 114mph on sand. We would like this, please.