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    Video: Porsche revisits the 911's dirty side with rally history film

    It might not be a coincidence that there are rumors of Porsche revealing a safari version of the 911 at April's Beijing Motor Show, just as the Dakar Rally is about to begin. Adding fuel to the dusty desert fire is a just-released official video of Jeff Zwart driving the Porsche 953 that Jacky ...

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    Official: Honda will compete in 2013 Dakar Rally

    Honda has announced that it will take part in the 2013 Dakar Rally next January with a special motorcycle works team. It's been 23 years since Honda last took part in the rally, back when it took place in Europe and Africa and sailed under the Paris-Dakar banner. Between 1981 and 1989, Honda ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 1989 Porsche 911 Rothmans rally car tribute [w/video]

    This 1989 Porsche 911 Rothmans tribute is the second such 953 rally car homage to come from this seller in less than a year. Last year, he reportedly sold a 1980 Porsche 911 Rothmans to the folks at GoPro for north of $70k. That car was nice, but was only two-wheel drive. This year, he decided ...

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    X-Raid previews Mini All4 for Dakar

    X-Raid Mini All4 Racing – Click above for full-size image
    Mini is going to Dakar, or at least the 2011 Dakar Argentina-Chile race. Monster Energy has partnered up with the X-Raid Team to bring a diesel-powered Mini Countryman to the sands of South America in just 90 days. The team started ...

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    KTM 990 Adventure Dakar set to bow at EICMA

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    KTM has decided to commemorate the company's outright domination of the infamous Paris-Dakar race with a new special edition bike. Called the Adventure 990 Dakar, the moto looks to be little more than a paint and graphics package. Along with ...

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    Spy Shots: Volkswagen Race Touareg 2 caught playing on Alpen roads

    VW Race Touareg 2 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Our camera-happy spy photographers were quick enough to grab a batch of shots of one very distinctive Volkswagen Touareg as it underwent mountain testing. From what we can tell, it's the next iteration of the German manufacturer's ...

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    Report: Dakar imposters busted with 800+ kilos of cocaine in faux rally truck

    Smugglers are, by nature, a crafty bunch. Slaves to the market forces of supply and demand, drug runners risk liberty and limb to pedal their life-ruining wares around the world. Doing so requires a healthy helping of creativity, so it should come as no surprise that an Ibiza-based drug ring ...


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