Vladimir Vasilyev in the Toyota Hilux for G-Energy Team.

Check out some of our favourite snaps from the Prologue.

The prologue of the 2016 Dakar Rally was a spectacular affair with loads of excitement to boot. Highlights from Stage 3 of the 2016 instalment of the Dakar Rally will be available on Tuesday 5 January at 16:00 on SS6 (206).

Imagine seeing some of these sweet rides in your favourite shows - that's exactly what we did when we took a look at the gallery below.