Shotgun in the Veyron Vitesse
One of TG mag's finest adventures over the last 20 years: Africa in the mighty Bug'...
Posted: 04 Oct 2013
VW's Port Elizabeth facility sits in the middle of the town's industrial hinterland. The company manufactures Polos here, and the Citi - a lightly reheated version of the MkI Golf - continues in production, too. There's loads of them about, which gives the place a slightly time-warp feel.
There's a decent enough test track here, too, but only VW's Ehra-Lessien track - on which James May shed his Captain Slow alter ego once and for all in the Super Sport two years ago - is big enough to handle the Veyron. So we'll be briefed here, before setting off into the countryside on an unofficially official test route.