Land Rover Defender 110s are tackling the 2021 Dakar Rally, the 13-day, 12-stage, 4,751-mile all-terrain difficulty. One of the hardest showing off occasions worldwide, these production-spec versions will certainly sustain an enthusiastic brand-new Dakar Rally group, Bahrain Raid Xtreme (BRX) throughout the race.
These Defender 110 4x4s will certainly be charged with working out severe problems, passing through desert dunes, mud, camel yard, and also rocks as they lug essential products, staff, and also devices for the group and also chauffeurs. BRX’s chauffeur schedule consists of nine-time World Rally Champion, France’s Sébastien Loeb, and also two-time Dakar Rally victor, Spain’sNani Roma The staff participants will certainly camp, consume, and also oversleep these SUVs throughout 12 intense phases of desert auto racing.
The Defenders are powered by Land Rover’s 400PS inline-six Ingenium gas engine, including moderate crossbreed electrical car modern technology. Fitted with the Explorer Pack, an exploration roof covering shelf, elevated air consumption, wheel arc defense, and also outside side-mounted equipment service providers are consisted of. In enhancement, a roof covering ladder offers simple accessibility to a roof covering box, which will certainly aid BRX lug all their equipment.
“Land Rover has a Dakar pedigree in having actually won the inaugural occasion in 1979, and also the rally stays the supreme all-terrain endurance examination. While we will not be contending, the Defenders will certainly have an important function sustaining the group as they browse their method throughout countless miles of penalizing desert surface. The reality these cars are unmodified is testament to Land Rover’s ability and also toughness,” stated Finbar McFall, Jaguar Land Rover Customer Experience Director.
“Our assistance cars have to have the ability to lug every one of the equipment and also can be trusted to reach the following solution place, whatever the problems. The Defender offers all-terrain efficiency, tough usefulness, and also convenience, a critical mix for the uncertain Dakar problems and also after lengthy days behind the wheel,” Prodrive group principal, Paul Howorth stated.
Bahrain Raid Xtreme is the vision of Salman container Hamad container Isa Al Khalifa, HRH The Crown Prince of Bahrain, and alsoDeputy King The 51-year old Crown Prince is the beneficiary evident and also very first replacement head of state of the Kingdom ofBahrain He is likewise the replacement supreme leader of the Bahrain Defense Force.
Team BRX, a system to display the worths of Bahrain’s Economic Vision 2030, is handled by Prodrive, the Banbury, UK-based, numerous World Motorsport Championship- winning group, and also progressed design team. HRH has actually gotten Prodrive to object to the 43rd version of the Dakar Rally, to be kept inSaudi Arabia The competitors will certainly be carried out from January 3-15, 2021, together with the Saudi Automobile and also Motorcycle Federation.
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