NEXX joined the 2012 edition of the Rally of the Gazelles, equipping the eleven official Wolkswagen Amarok teams, composed by various nationalities, with customized X60 models according the colors of the different countries. The festival began in Paris, where around one hundred and fifty teams had a welcome party worthy of the great starts of the Dakars.
The Rallye Aicha des Gazelles is the most important competition of all-terrain exclusively reserved for women. It is a competition with a very special format, mainly navigation, where the winning team is the one who completes the course by taking the shortest distance, after going through all the checkpoints.
The VW team composed by the British Jeanette James and French Florence Pham gazelles was very close to the victory, reaching the a fantastic second place on the podium.
The Portuguese team, composed by Elisabete Jacinto and Sofia Carvalhosa finished in third place, getting a very consistent participation after four years of absence and during intense eight days where they were always involved in the struggle for the final victory.