Famed for their four-wheeled TV endeavours, the chaps from the Grand Tour occasionally decide to opt for two-wheels instead – and in the season finale, Richard Hammond took a TVS Star HLX across Mozambique.

For the Grand Tour season finale, Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May decided to end world hunger (and by world, they meant a small village called Bingo in Mozambique). For the adventure, James May chose a 1984 Mercedes 200T Wagon, Clarkson drove a Nissan Hardbody 4×4 while Hammond decided to get his hands on a brand new TVS Star HLX.


The Indian manufactured TVS Star HLX 125 was developed exclusively for the African commuter market, powered by a 125cc EcoThrust engine which kicks out 11bhp of power – and the little commuter had an undeniably tough time in Mozambique, as Hammond and the HLX battled through treacherous conditions to reach Bingo.

For more information on the Grand Tour, and to check out the latest episode, click HERE.

Ross Mowbray

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