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
Cars aren't a luxury here, a convenient alternative to catching the train or slipping into the Lycra for a bracing cycle. They are quite literally lifelines. Even in the wildest corners of the Scottish Highlands, if your car breaks down it'll be, at most, a matter of hours until someone passes. Not days. Certainly not weeks. But if your engine goes bang in the middle of the desert, you will become a) dead and b) medium-rare.