(VIDEO) Tim Coronel joining the 2012 Dakar with a Mc Rae 4x2 electric buggy
A few days after the visit of the Dakar World Tour in the Netherlands in Eindhoven, an Anglo-Dutch team announced its participation.
The Dakar is well known to be a human and mechanical challenge, but it gradually becomes a technological challenge with more eco-friendly vehicles.
After the OSCar eo (Hybrid SUV with range extender) presented on April 14th another team will try to end finish the Dakar 2012 with an electric vehicle ProDakar Mc Rae and Tim Coronel, will bring an electric buggy!
This team has already participated (and finished) the Dakar twice with a relatively clean buggy equipped with a 3 cylinder 4-stroke snowmobile engine developping 140hp and132Nm of torque for a weight of 650kg.