Wild 525 HP Zarooq SandRacer Goes On Sale In UAE For Half A Million Bucks

Production of the crazy Zarooq SandRacer 500GT has officially kicked off in the United Arab Emirates, a couple of years after being first presented as a concept.

Typically, all-new automakers looking to make a mark on the industry make big promises but fail to deliver, and we expected the same with the SandRacer. However, Auto Guide reports that production has commenced and that the off-roader has received numerous upgrades since being shown as a concept.

Whereas the concept was powered by a V6, the finished SandRacer 500GT uses a 6.2-liter V8 engine tuned to deliver 525 hp and 487 lb-ft of torque. Tipping the scales at just 2,866 pounds (1,300 kg), the SandRacer has all the ingredients to be brutally fast on the road, but as its exterior design suggests, it is off the beaten path where it is truly meant to shine.

The off-roader rides on racing suspension from Intrax, which allows for up to 17.7 inches of travel, giving customers the option of lowering the ride height for street use and raising it when road conditions become more unforgiving.

There is no word about whether the SandRacer will be available in other markets, but in the UAE it costs the equivalent of $450,000.

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  • javier

    right , and has rwd , sure

  • Zed68

    Looks like an absolute beast !!! (and from the rear, a little bit like a gt86 on steroids)

  • As if money was not a barrier to me getting this I think I’d run out of ink writing a motivation for its purchase . . .

    Let me start writing . . . .

  • Subi-Rubicon1

    This monster looks awesome! I want one!

  • YUDHA BAGASKARA

    4wd W Lykan?

  • SteersUright

    i love it! I’ll give you $5k for one of these kit cars!

  • Luis Fernando Sierra

    An LM Rally Fighter competitor…?

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