Illustration for article titled This Awesome 250 HP Diesel VW Buggy Is Racing In The 2015 Dakar
Truck YeahThe trucks are good!

Dear lord do I adore Stéphane Henrard's diesel VW Buggie running in the 2015 Dakar Rally.

This is a fairly custom buggy rather than a classic baja bug conversion, but I don't mind. It's completely awesome.

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Illustration for article titled This Awesome 250 HP Diesel VW Buggy Is Racing In The 2015 Dakar

The engine in the back, if you're curious, is a 250 horsepower three liter diesel V6. Weight is 1350 kilos, or about 3000 pounds according to the Dakar's official specs.

Illustration for article titled This Awesome 250 HP Diesel VW Buggy Is Racing In The 2015 Dakar

Here's the interior. Stick some wood paneling in there and you'd have my ultimate dream cabin.

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Illustration for article titled This Awesome 250 HP Diesel VW Buggy Is Racing In The 2015 Dakar

I need one.

Photo Credits: Getty Images

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