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
Welcome to Africa. The final frontier for carmakers. If you want to conquer the toughest of the inhabited continents, this is what your vehicles have to survive. If, specifically, you're VW, this is what your new, shiny pickup has to survive to overhaul Toyota as king of Africa. Europe's biggest auto maker is quietly taking over China, and South America too. But rural Africa is a rather slower nut to crack.