Round Australia


 Imp 4x4
 Tom Kruse

1925: "Baptist missionary Neville Westwood became the first person to drive a car right around Australia when he completed the epic journey in a Citroen 5CV." - Citroen 10/2002.

Citroen 5CV

Tom and Lois Newsome set out to recreate the trip, leaving Perth WA on 26 October 2002 in a similar 5CV. "The Citroen 5CV has a 856 engine that develops 11-hp, providing [it] with a top speed of 60 kmh. On the original run, the 5CV averaged 42 miles per gallon despite appalling road conditions." - C.

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