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Old July 3rd, 2012, 11:30 AM
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$6,000 SUV for Africa

I came across this on Autoblog. The idea is great. Kind of like the Nano for India. I just hope the suspension is the one thing they didn't skimp on.


http://www.autoblog.com/2012/07/02/m...uv-for-africa/
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I wonder if it will fare better than the Africar.
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Why bother. Best vehicle for African roads is a Toyota 4wd Minivan HIACE. They are already there so an infrastructure as in thousands of vans, extra parts, mechanics, etc. I have gone on safari in them, Land Cruisers, Mitubishi (sp?), and Defenders. Add the pop top option and instant viewing for critters.
Problem with the defender is spare parts.
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