In the Botswana Special, Richard bought an Opel Kadett that he named Oliver. Jeremy and James found the fact that Hammond gave the car a name hilarious and never stopped ridiculing him throughout the episode. After the journey was complete, Richard brought it back to the UK.

Botswana Edit

Oliver 2

Oliver in the river

Richard drove the Opel all the way across the spine of Africa without a modification. The only problem he encountered was that it broke down after driving into a river, which required replacing all of the electrical system.

Oliver AppaerencesEdit

  • Oliver made an appearence on the Top Gear Awards.
  • In another episode which involved a hill start in a lorry, Oliver was placed behind Richard's lorry. Richard gave up on the climb to avoid damaging Oliver.
  • Oliver has appeared on Richard Hammond's Blast Lab.

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