Prodrive–one of many world’s most profitable multi-disciplinary race outfits–has partnered with Mumtalakat–the sovereign wealth fund of the Kingdom of Bahrain–to create a completely new race crew known as Bahrain Raid Xtreme (BRX for brief) that shall be competing beginning with the Dakar Rally in 2021. What do you do when you’ve gotten all of the pedigree, expertise and cash? You rent the most effective of the most effective, together with getting former Jaguar designer Ian Callum to design the bespoke livery you’re going to construct for the race. It’s known as the BRX Hunter T1, and we count on this Halo-esque car to trounce the landscapes of Dakar in methods we haven’t seen earlier than. The outside of the distinctive off-roader is constructed out of a mixture for metal and carbon fiber, and it will likely be powered by a 3.5-liter turbo-charged Ford V6 producing 400hp that’s mated to a six-speed sequential gearbox. Two BRX Hunter T1s make their debuts on the Arabian peninsula through the 2021 Dakar Rally. One shall be piloted by Sebastien Loeb, and the opposite shall be piloted by Nani Roma.