There are many factors to consider when selecting a vehicle for such an arduous overland expedition:
The ability for the vehicle to run continuously for nearly 320 hours and over 10,000 miles along the rough roads of Africa.
From the suspension below, soaking up all the bumps in the road, to the ergonomic cabin, supreme comfort levels will reduce driving stress, so aiding alertness when behind the wheel and allowing ease of sleep when not driving.
Increased fuel efficiency equals a greater range and less time wasting stops.
Passive safety includes abs, traction control, etc. Active safety includes air bags, side impact beams and full external roll cage.
From high speed cruising on Germany's autobahns, sand tracks of Sudan, slippery mud of the Ethiopian Highlands, corrugated gravel tracks of Tanzania and pot-holed roads of Zambia, we needed a vehicle that can cope with them all.