If the Peugeot team can be considered for many “Dream Team” Car category in the Dakar Rally 2018 for his 4 pilotazos (Peterhansel, Loeb, Sainz and Despres), They not have it easy in the land of Peru, Bolivia and Argentina.
The Peugeot 3008DKR Maxi will have as main rivals Toyota Hilux V8 with mostly Nasser Al-Attiyah and Giniel de Villiers, and MINI with Mikko Hirvonen and Nani Roma as key drivers. New this year is that MINI comes with 2 different vehicles, MINI John Cooper Works Buggy built by X-Raid and Magna Steyr, but also with John Cooper Works Rally 4×4.
MINI commitment to regularity and consistency of Mikko Hirvonen with buggy, and great navigation experience and Nani Roma. 2 different tricks to beat Peugeot and win the title 20 January at the finish line goal.
The truth is that the joint project of MINI looks good. Check it out and go Dakarianos heating the engines that nothing remains for editing 2018:
Adrián Osés, Locos Engine.