Out of 2500 units Porsche 911 Dakars were produced worldwide, and only four made it to Puerto Rico, but they already had a name and title after they were sold.
This model – whose cost starts at $300,000 – is a limited edition that pays tribute to the German brand’s automotive heritage. gathering.
Through its interior and exterior design, the Porsche 911 Dakar This recalls Porsche’s first victory in the Paris-Dakar Rally, one of the most challenging automotive events in the worldWhich has subjected its competitors – since 1978 – to two-week journeys through deserts, mountains and rugged terrain.
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“One difference with this model is its tyres, the Pirelli Scorpion All Terrain Plus, which currently do 0-60 in just 3.2 seconds, plus they are 50mm longer.”said Andrea Lopez de Victoria, marketing director of Porsche Center Puerto Rico, during the unveiling of the car at the Monkey Do Studios facilities in San Juan.
The Dakar 911 features a 3.0-litre turbocharged six-cylinder engine, while being built for the road and to survive extreme conditions.
In addition to these off-road features, the Porsche 911 Dakar includes spoiler Fixed rear, vented front trunk lid and details like red aluminum tow bars, stainless steel guards and bucket seats. race Reinforced with carbon fibre.
To show the spirit gatheringThe Dakar 911 is available in two-tone paint, white and blue, with red and gold stripes, reflecting the appearance of the winning model. gathering Paris-Dakar 1984.
“The 911 Dakar is more than just a sports car, it is an experience and the embodiment of adrenaline, passion and tradition. “We are excited to be part of this chapter in automotive history and to offer this iconic model to our customers in Puerto Rico.”General Manager of Porsche Center Puerto Rico, Orlando Pérez, established in written statements.
“This model is one that has been so eagerly awaited that as soon as its launch was announced, customers called to join the waiting list. So the four vehicles that will be coming to Puerto Rico have already been sold out,” Perez added.
According to data from the United Group of Automotive Importers (GUIA). Porsche sold 264 cars between January and September of this year, which represents a growth of 71.4% compared to the same period in 2022.
Currently, the German brand only has a presence in a dealership located on Kennedy Street, in San Juan, but it has its sights in the southern region of Puerto Rico, specifically in Ponce, where major luxury car brands have set up shop.
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