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  1. Jeremyvmd

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    I love those Dakar 911s. I’ve actually been considering doing a Dakar style build on my turbocharged 987
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    Nash always brings a car to my face. But we need to downsize too. Going to sell one of our two Alfa spiders
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    Oh No,, Not the Alfies..
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    I've spec'ed out my 911 Dakar (LOL ;))... no added fluff, just a custom color:
    911dakar.jpg

    Saddest part about this model is that it's a pretty safe bet to say that 90% of the 911 Dakars sold will never see anything close to the terrain they could potentially traverse. An unpaved driveway to the chalet will be as "off-road" as they go.
  8. YachtForums

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    Over rated, over priced Volkswagen on steroids. Barely enough clearance to straddle a pebble. Forget the flat-six. Go inline... :D

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  9. Kevin

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    Heh, I've seen that Supra rendering before. Sadly, it will never exist, unless someone Frankensteins a Supra body onto a short wheelbase Jeep chassis (I see the pumpkin from a solid front axle poking out down there).

    About the 911 though, check out the first 3 mins or so of this video:


    I have seen "real" SUVs with 8-10 inches of ground clearance be less effective with one wheel in the air than that Porsche was. They have certainly dialed in some smart torque vectoring as it doesn't even slow down when one corner loses touch with the ground.
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    OK, so your Dakar inspired 911 can go off-road but it has the storage capacity of Tupperware container. I'll take a T4R all day long and still be able to stretch out at night...

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    I like that roof cargo-net... could use one of those.
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    After going into the tire wall sideways at turn 5 my support worked most of the night to get the car on the grid for Sundays enduro. Qualified 8th out of 77 cars. V8 little BMW factory cars killed us
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    I have a KTM 890R that rarely gets muddy even though that is its design
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    Everyone's free to use their toys as they choose, of course.

    Personally I'm a firm believer in using something as it was intended, in spirit at least, if not to the absolute limits.... but that's just me. :)
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    Our Cayenne GTS has groceries in it every week:) Plus a St. Bernard and it tows the Hobie Cat like a dream. There are so many intentions. But the 911 Dakar must get out in the dirt, I think @Kevin is correct most will go into collection mode. Which I don't mind, they are nice to look at, especially your green custom color!
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    For the Porsche fans around here. Is this Porsche qualifying as an exotic car?

    Porsche Diesel  Junior  - 1959.jpg

    I have one of those in my collection. My grandchildren love to drive it. Honestly me too! Almost as old as me but still going strong.
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    If we were able to have all these toys and use them as intended, we would have no dreams. Once you enter your 70's most of these experiences are in your mind.
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    She absolutely counts.
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    I've always loved the disparity of both Porsche and Lamborghini also producing tractors. :D
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    In the case of Lamborghini, I definately know which one I like more. With some of the new Porsche cars, I sometimes have my doubts :D.

    The fastest and the slowest.jpg
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