X-raid is pleased to introduce a special off-street package deal for the MINI Countryman. At the heart of the package deal is an enhance of the floor clearance of up to four centimetres and the off-street rims. Added options and a structure package deal complete the off-street sense. The MINI Countryman powered by X-raid is the result of hundreds of kilometres as a assist car to the 5-time Dakar winner at the Dakar Rally.
The MINI Countryman powered by X-raid is perfectly-equipped for adventurers. The enhance of floor clearance of up to four centimetres is obtained as a result of a blend of a two-centimetre human body lift package and larger sized rims and tyres blend. X-raid works by using the a lot more sturdy rims, jointly with tyres with a bigger sidewall to avoid tyre hurt. Also, a rim ring is employed and therefor it is not necessary to replace the complete rim in situation of having a hurt. At the similar time, this also will make it probable to conceal the height of the tyres.
Added LED headlights allow for improved vision in the darkish on tough terrain. The light-weight, aluminium roof rack guarantees there is room for everything you need on an escape from the each day grind. With the structure package deal, consisting of MINI Piano Black elements and orange X-raid structure accents, the MINI Countryman powered by X-raid seriously stands out in a group.
The whole package deal, or unique elements, can be requested at [email protected]
Knowledge and learnings from the Dakar Rally
X-raid can get in touch with on a prosperity of expertise gained in the course of numerous appearances at the legendary desert rally. The 5-periods Dakar winners not only gained this expertise when preparing the rally cars them selves: the company fleet, which transports group members from just one bivouac to the subsequent, also covers hundreds of kilometres – generally on inadequate street ailments. X-raid 1st employed the MINI Countryman in 2010. In the a long time considering that, the car has been repeatedly modified to cope with the unique worries it faces.
When the company cars do generally journey on general public streets in the course of the Dakar, they are not usually in good issue. Potholes and gravel stretches are aspect and parcel of the event and have posed a selection of worries for X-raid. In buy to avoid hurt on the inadequate streets, and to make improvements to drivability, the group has enhanced the journey height of the MINI Countryman.
When crossing the Andes in between Argentina and Chile, the company cars travelled hundreds of kilometres on gravel routes with sharp-edged stones. These continuously resulted in punctures, and a tyre alter at around 4,000 metres previously mentioned sea degree was basically a breath-taking task for the crew. Extra sturdy tyres and rims permitted X-raid to get to grips with this challenge.
The MINI Countryman was once again aspect of the X-raid group for the 2020 Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia, where by it was witness to victory selection 5 for the X-raid group and a maiden Dakar accomplishment for the MINI JCW Buggy.