The cars are bound for South Africa, final confirmation that the film has been lost to Australia.
Director George Miller had planned to shoot the new film, Fury Road, near Broken Hill, but there was too much rain last year and the usually-desert location was covered in flowers - scarcely the stuff of post-apocalyptic nightmare.
Are they going to try to tie MM and TRW together? I was always curious about that world, about how there was so much civilization in MM and TRW was just absolute wilderness. I know he went into the wastes, but it feels faaaar more drastic than just a shift in location.