Most trucks are purchased / used for their utility, but the Kamaz Master was designed specifically to tackle the 2017 Dakar Rally. No sand dune is an obstacle for this 980-horsepower beast, as it can easily handle the annual race, which spans over 1,000 miles of desert terrain. All participating teams are required to carry along their own equipment for the duration of the trip. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.
“Instead of setting the cabin right on top of the front axle, the guys at Kamaz have set it back on the Kamaz-4326 chassis resulting in better maneuvering over sand and smoother landings. To power all of the bulk, the truck is equipped with a 12.5-liter diesel engine that pushes its horsepower to all four wheels through a 15 speed ZF transmission,” reports Hi Consumption.