TG drives the VW Amarok in Africa
Another epic Top Gear magazine feature from the archives: the only thing between us and certain death is a VW...
Posted: 17 Oct 2013
At least you're unlikely to be savaged by lions or leopards out here. Such a barren, lifeless landscape can't support enough prey to keep a big predator well fed, so Africa's largest, toothiest man-eaters tend to stick to the fertile savannah. Even so, a smattering of wild horses, springbok and zebra wander the canyons, and however peaceable the stripy-pyjama-wearing horses might look, I've a sneaking suspicion that, faced with the choice of crunching through a sand dune of desiccated spiny shrubs or a plump, juicy Englishman, they'd rapidly ditch their long-held vegetarianism.