One of the meanest machines ever raced, period, the DAF 95 Turbotwin X1 was created by the Dutch manufacturer to conquer the 1988 Paris-Dakar Rally, one of the most demanding, spectacular, and dangerous speed contests ever conceived. The X1 features two 11.6-liter diesel engines mid-mounted in an aluminum space frame and triple turbocharged to produce 1200 horsepower and 3466 lb-ft of torque. Each. 2400 horsepower and almost 7000 lb-ft of torque made this 11-plus-ton truck good for 150 miles an hour, although we’d slow down a bit for surface irregularities like trees and housing developments.

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