Video: take a closer look at the €222k Porsche 911 Dakar
Meet the limited-edition, off-road Porsche 911 built for the zombie apocalypse
It’s not often we taste a new flavour of Porsche 911. Usually the same models come around on largely excellent repeat: Carrera, Targa, Turbo, GT3, Sport Classic… there’s a 911 for just about any person, and any road. Except, what if you like mucking about on mud, sand, snow?
Welcome to something called the 911 Dakar: a toughed-up high-riding version of the 992 GTS. That means a 473bhp 3.0-litre twin-turbo flat six at the back, four wheel drive, and an eight speed PDK gearbox… all dangling 50mm higher off the ground than usual.
Only 2,500 of these zombie apocalypse-proof 911s will exist, so join Top Gear magazine’s Ollie Kew for an in-depth look at the Dakar’s tougher body, dune-ready suspension, extra driving modes, and crazy options list…
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