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2023 Porsche 911 Dakar Celebrates Racing Heritage

Only 2,500 will be made, and each will cost $222,000.

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The off-road-friendly Porsche 911 is no longer limited to historic race cars or aftermarket modifications.

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Porsche on Thursday unveiled the 2023 911 Dakar.

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Limited to just 2,500 units, the 911 Dakar pays homage to Porsche's first-place finish at the 1984 Paris-Dakar Rally.

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It rides approximately 2 inches higher than a standard 911, with a ground clearance of about 6.3 inches.

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But the Dakar can raise up another 1.1 inches as needed.

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Depending on the suspension's current setting, the approach angle is either 14.2 or 16.1 degrees, with a breakover angle of approximately 19 degrees in its highest mode.

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While Pirelli P Zero summer tires are available, they're not exactly ideal off-roading rubber.

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For those kinds of antics, the 911 Dakar comes standard with Pirelli Scorpion all-terrain tires.

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Since the 2023 Porsche 911 Dakar is limited to just 2,500 units, you'd better hustle if you want to snag one.

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