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The Porsche 959 Conquers Paris Dakar

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The Porsche 959 was designed to comply with FIA Group B regulations. In theory, it could compete with other Group B rally cars like Audi Quattro Sport, Lancia Delta S4 and Peugeot 205 T16 in the World Rally Championship, which was the most exciting and most sophisticated rally category ever appeared. But a whole season of WRC might cost dozens of million, which was not affordable by a car maker producing 50,000 cars annually.So Porsche very cleverly chose the Paris-Dakar race for advertising purposes, and simultaneously to test the reliability of 959 in the worst conditions.. It was the most...

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Dakar Rally The Worlds Toughest Race

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The Dakar Rally is known as the ‘world’s toughest motor race’. A gruelling off-road endurance contest where finishing is an achievement in itself, the Dakar Rally has grown from humble origins to being a highlight on the world motorsports calendar. 

The rich tapestry of landscapes in Saudi Arabia will host the 2021 Dakar Rally, as they did in 2020.  From 2009 to 2019, the gruelling Dakar Rally has contested in South America, starting and leaving from Buenos Aires, Argentina. But it wasn't always a travelling show

Traditionally the Paris Dakar Rally began in Paris and crossed Andalucia to North Africa.

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Porsche 911 Evolution 1966 - Present

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Watch the evolution of the Porsche 911, from 1966 to present 911 1966 911 Carrera RS Sport 1972 911 930 Turbo 1974 911 911 SC 1978 911 Carrera 1987 911 964 Carrera 4 1989 911 964 Carrera 4 30th anniversary 1993 911 964 Carrera RS 1992 911 993 Carrera GT2 1995 911 993 Carrera RS Clubsport 1995 911 993 Carrera 4S 1997 911 996 Turbo 2000 911 996 GT2 2001 911 996 GT3 RS 2003 911 997 Carrera 2004 911 997 GT2 2007 911 997 Carrera GT3 Cup Car 2010 911 GT2RS 2011 911 991 GT3 RS 2011 911 Sport...

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