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MOTOR Magazine Australia|February 2021
Singer’s latest project enlists off-road specialist Richard Tuthill to create the ultimate paddock bomb
ALEX AFFAT
THE CALIFORNIAN-BASED aircooled dream factory that is Singer Porsche has whipped the covers off its latest project, and it’s something very special indeed.

Dubbed the All-terrain Competition Study (ACS), the project was initially pitched by an anonymous long-time Singer client who sought an air-cooled 911 with the ability to compete in events like the Baja 1000 or even Dakar, as well as demonstrating “extensive all-terrain exploration capabilities”.

While Singer is world-renowned for its stunning road cars, sending its wheeled works of art flying through the air at speed is another challenge entirely – and that’s where UK Porsche rally specialist Richard Tuthill comes in.

With decades of experience in WRC and Paris-Dakar, the Tuthill family is the world leader in rally prepped Porsches, with more than 40 years of experience and numerous trophies to show for it.

The Parallax White vehicle here is tuned for high-speed desert rallying, and is the first of two carsthat have been commissioned by the lucky customer. It will be joined by a Corsica Red sister car which will be configured for high-grip and high-speed tarmac events.

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