Gallery: Aussie ute shoot-out
It's Australia day! Celebrate with our outback adventure in a pair of bruising V8 pick-ups
Posted: 26 Jan 2015
And then there's TopGear, picking its way gingerly through the middle of it all, heading for a map-speck town named Ootha. Population: 94. It's beef country. Grain country. Dust country. All wide, wild plains and sun-damaged shrubbery. It's Ford country. Holden country. But, above all else, it's ute country.
Which brings us to the point of this adventure: we're here to honour an icon. Before it's too late.