Top Gear South Africa Challenge – The diva returns

2014-09-05 17:35

Cape Town – Channel24 was invited by BBC Entertainment South Africa to take part in a special Top Gear challenge.

The aim of the game was to pimp a traditional “draadkar” using recycled goodies while keeping with the theme “Ambitious but Rubbish” (#AButR).

Sticking to the theme we decided to turn our wire-frame racing car into a character and bring her to life using some vintage second-hand goodies.

Allow us to introduce you to Draadkar Diva!

This ambitious opera singing diva has dreams of making it big on the racing track. But in reality she’s absolute rubbish. But we would never tell her that. If you have the heart – you’ll get far in life.

Her screeching vocals and va-va-voom attitude distinguishes her from the crowd and ensures she steals the spotlight wherever she goes.

Check out these sexy studio shots of our diva:

She also has a sexy promotional video:

Before she was an ambitious, but totally rubbish, diva our "draadkar" needed some plastic surgery and had to go under the knife.

See here magical transformation as it unfolded on social media:

It started with a gift box:

Then the work started:

A 'dye' job:

Getting ready to shine:

Some final touches:

Before the big reveal:

The makeover caused a buzz on social media:

And made front page news:

Our #TopGearSA #AbutR journey was filled with fun. Fingers crossed hoping we've won!

REMEMBER: Top Gear's Ambitious But Rubbish is coming to BBC Entertainment SA (DStv Channel 120) on Wednesday 10 September at 20:00.

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