2023 Porsche 911 Dakar costs more than $270,000

The 2023 911 Dakar is expensive. $223,450 includes the $1,450 destination charge. Porsche's pricey packs, upgrades, and paint options can add thousands to the price. Dakar tops out at $270,200.

The Rallye Design Package is a costly addition in the configurator. It paints the 911 Dakar White and Gentian Blue, and the interior has Shark Blue seatbelts, Ceramica trim, and perforated Race-Tex seats. It costs $28,470 and limits choice.

The $3,740 Extended Rallye Design Package adds Race-Tex and Shark Blue stitching to the door-sill guards, fuse box covers, inside mirror panel, air vent slots, and owner's handbook.

Only one wheel design is black or white. The Rallye Design Pack lacks the $600 Vesuvius Gray wheels. Titanium wheel bolts are $1,800.

Porsche will embellish the Dakar's side mirror with carbon fiber for $1,630. Carbon-fiber window trim costs $730, and a Subsecond clock costs $1,120. Silver tailpipes cost $430, while surround-view and dashcam cost $1,420 and $130.

Sport seats in leather and matte carbon fiber cost $2,590; a white tach, fire extinguisher, and ionizer add $420, $180, and $350. Don't forget the $1,730 door sill guards or $2,000 delivery experience. $46,750 in Porsche options.

Build your own Porsche online. Porsche's $12,830 Paint to Sample option offers limitless exterior color options.

The 911 Dakar has 3.2 inches more ground clearance than the ordinary 911 Carrera. The coupe's twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six engine makes 473 hp (353 kilowatts). It can hit 60 mph in 3.2 seconds and reach 150 mph (241 kph)