In the morning of 19 June President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov, escorted by his son Serdar, visited the Centre for Automobile Sports where based on his own drawings, he personally re-equipped and modified a high-speed off-road sports vehicle and tested its possibilities in trial runs.
Before that the head of state tested a full-size vehicle designed to transport sports cars.
Then he and his son exchanged opinions on features of newly-arrived vehicles and their decorations. After making drawings and various decorative options for the vehicles, the President and Serdar Berdymukhammedov discussed their positioning on the outside of the vehicle, � the state information agency TDH reports.
It is reported that national elements and symbols of the car rally Amul-Khazar 2018 scheduled to be held in September were used in the car design.
The head of state made a few sketches to reequip the car and started working on a design to modernize the sports car to improve its technical potential.
For instance, the President said that the bolted frame could be reinforced to make it more stable during off-road racing and assembled some parts from scratch, and changed a few components to make the entire design more reliable, the media outlet reports.
Then Berdymukhammedov as the driver and his son as a navigator tested the vehicle which had been assembled based on the President's drawings and headed towards the Karakum desert.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan