As a six-time German Rally champion and class winner of the Dakar Rally, Matthias Kahle knows exactly what matters in motor sports. His know-how in rally sports is being incorporated in the SAM project. He is a test and development driver with SAM. He wants to make the vehicle faster and more driveable using his knowledge of details and his feeling for the SAM vehicle. He is responsible for optimization during the test phase and is teaching the SAM members how to find their feet.