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Here’s the civilian version of the Dartz Prombron Black Stallion

Take a closer look at the Hummer-based monster

Published: 18 Dec 2019
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Dartz, as we told you last month, is very much back. Having shown us a very special Prombron built for a movie – the Black Stallion – today it shows us a very special Prombron built for a customer – also, um, the Black Stallion.

Like the movie car, then, this road-going Black Stallion is also based on a Hummer H2 platform – aforementioned customer couldn’t wait for Dartz to adopt the body onto the Mercedes G-Class base, and wanted it immediately.

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Dartz tells us this one’s not a ‘boy racer car’, and thus technical details aren’t really important. The inside however, is. Created by Dartz’s ‘Department of Opulence’, it uses Mississippi alligator hide, along with leather, liberally plastered all over the interior.

There is, Dartz explains, “no Alcantara as it’s not a natural product”. It is also, as anyone familiar with Dartz will understand, a whale-free zone. There’s a ‘Pilot’ steering wheel, a ‘Spirit of Bomber’ bonnet and boot ornament – in memory of Igor Sikorsky – and blackened skull ornaments on the wheel caps and the fuel cap cover. There are even helicopter gauges inside, too.

Prices for the regular Black Stallion  based on the G-Class platform start at €300k, or €490k for one that sits on a modified 6x6 G-Class platform. That car’s literally bulletproof, and Dartz even offers a Kevlar soft roof option.

Only 20 of these Black Stallions will be built, and there are only three build slots for 2020 – two for the 4x4 version, and one of the 6x6. “We don’t want our clients to be lost in the crowd,” Dartz told TG.

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Certainly no danger in that. Have you seen a more menacing car?

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