The Good Oil: Off road abomination

The Good Oil: Off road abomination

Every week Damien writes The Good Oil column for the NZ Herald’s DRIVEN Saturday magazine – each day we will bring you one story from the latest one, with a link to the entire thing!

From a cool-looking off-roader (the Rhino XT) to a truly hideous one – look what Red Bull did to a LWB Land Rover Defender…

Not content with chopping up classic Minis and sticking huge cans on top of them, the energy drink company has now decided to dispose of the only good part of a Defender (its classic looks) and stick this horrific abomination on its elderly, agricultural platform…

The press release that accompanied the pics of this piece of automotive awfulness boldly states “Beach, bush, backyard stomp. Anywhere? With the heart and soul of a Land Rover and the body of a beast, the newest member of our fleet of event vehicles will make it happen. It looks the part too!”

If you mean it looks they way a drink of the sweet fizzy stroke-in-a-can makes you feel, then yes, it DOES look the part…

Read the latest Good Oil column here!

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