So far, the journey to conquer the Gobi Desert in China of the wealthy man from Hai Phong – the owner of the first genuine Porsche 911 Dakar in Vietnam has entered the second month.
This wealthy man, together with his beloved Porsche 911 Dakar worth nearly 16 billion VND, has overcome many roads, from deserts to snowy roads, experiencing driving more than 600 corners in the Pamir Plateau (China) and even crossing water.
Recently, the owner of the Porsche 911 Dakar shared a video of this sports car speeding through a stream, attracting a lot of attention from the online community.
Before letting the sports car “cross the water”, its owner must have already done a trial with a Toyota Land Cruiser LC300 to carefully measure the water level. However, it is impossible to deny the “adventurousness” of this wealthy man from Hai Phong.
This Porsche of the Hai Phong tycoon came back to Vietnam in August. This is the first genuine 911 Dakar in Vietnam and one of 2,500 cars produced worldwide.
This Porsche 911 Dakar car has the serial number 1,904. This number also coincides with the owner’s date of birth.
The car is developed based on the platform of the standard 911 Carrera but has been upgraded to be able to move on various terrains. Porsche has fine-tuned the suspension system of the car, raised the ground clearance by 80 mm compared to the regular 911 versions, reaching 200 mm.
When activating the Off-road High Level mode, the ground clearance will increase by 30 mm. Thanks to that, this model has a ground clearance and operating angles in terrain no less than regular SUVs, helping the car overcome high speed bumps, speed bumps without worrying about hitting the undercarriage. This mode will be automatically turned off when the car exceeds 170 km/h.
This car owns many personalized details according to the owner’s preferences such as: signature on the door sill, additional rollover protection, roof rack, day running LED lights and some other accessories for off-road driving.
In terms of interior, the car is equipped with full amenities. However, the rear seats are completely removed to reduce weight and the front uses sports seats. The seats are wrapped in smooth leather combined with Race-tex material.
Some outstanding equipment on this car can be mentioned such as: 10.9-inch touchscreen infotainment screen; mechanical and digital combination behind the steering wheel; electronic display, Bose sound system; dual-zone automatic air conditioning…
In addition, the Hai Phong tycoon has spent nearly 30 million VND to add yellow-colored seat belts for safety reasons.
Providing power for Porsche 911 Dakar is a 3.0L 6-cylinder boxer engine with a capacity of 473 horsepower and torque of 570 Nm, combined with an 8-speed PDK automatic gearbox and AWD drivetrain. With this power, the car can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.4 seconds and reach a top speed of 240 km/h.
Photos, videos: Hoang Anh Nguyen