10,000 MILES IN A PANDA
Plucky Brits in a plucky car break record for driving from Cape Town to London - and all for charidee
Now, the initiated will be aware that that wasn’t such a bad plan. The Panda’s light, economical and nimble, making it an ideal partner for this challenge. The car was apparently showroom specification, with the exception of an extra fuel tank, two spare wheels, sump guards, strong springs, and a relocated air intake. Oh, and a foam mattress across the back seat for the co-driver to catch the occasional zizz.
Farm Africa – a charity that works with families in rural Africa, helping them to produce food more effectively by providing training and support to farmers.
So, a slightly daft deed for a good cause. Such things we can only celebrate here, so hearty congratulations to the pair, and of course, to the Panda, for making it (relatively) unscathed.
You can read more about the team’s exploits at their website.