A top gear special between sheer genius and pure madness! - Meeting point Africa. 1,700 Euro pocket money for the purchase of a used car on site and a huge challenge for the moderator trio. The three intrepid adventurers fight their way across Botswana in an old Mercedes 230, a Lancia Beta Coup and a 1963 Opel Kadett! 1,700 kilometres - from the eastern border to Zimbabwe to the western border to Namibia.
It's not entirely harmless! The Makgadikgadi, the largest salt pans on earth, have never been crossed in a car before. And the idea of tackling this desolate and treacherous area in rickety second-hand cars has never been thought of before. The ride requires subtle modifications to the vehicles. In other words, if it's too heavy, it's out!
It is treacherous that in the increasingly dense dust at the end of the salt desert, exactly the parts that fell victim to weight reduction are missing. Other roles include a cattle head, a VW Beetle, a sensationally simple trick for drying flooded interiors, the most unreliable car on the African continent and the African version of the legendary racing driver "The Stig" - all almost like at home.…more