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Nasser Al-Attiyah defeats the pride of the Toyota industry with a Dakar Rally car in a race with a special type (video)


Qatari rally champion, Nasser Al-Attiyah, raced with renowned motoring journalist, Matt Watson and presenter of the well-known British YouTube channel carwaw, which has over 8 million subscribers.

Al-Attiyah entered the Toyota Hilux, which he crowned in the last Dakar Rally, in a race with Watson, in a Land Cruiser of the GR Sport class.

Al-Attiyah succeeded in excelling in several races impressively, despite the car he was driving " Hilux" Less in capacity than a car " Land Cruiser" led by Watson.

The British carwaw presenter, the Land Cruiser, is powered by a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 engine that delivers 415 horsepower and 650 Nm of torque. Power is delivered to all four wheels via a 10-speed automatic gearbox, and its curb weight is 2,630 kg.


As for the Al-Attiyah Hilux, it is also equipped with a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 engine that produces 361 horsepower and 650 Nm. It is much lighter than the Land Cruiser, weighing 2,000 kg.

In a race on the paved road, Al-Attiyah won the quarter-mile race, by almost one second over a car " Watson".

Al-Attiyah entered many other races during the episode, most of which he was shortened, even though he was driving his cars on an unpaved road, unlike the car that raced him.

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