Oswaldo Cruz Highway: 1st gear all the way down

Rodovia Oswaldo Cruz is a challenging state highway located in the state of São Paulo in Brazil.

Rodovia Oswaldo Cruz

How long is Rodovia Oswaldo Cruz?

Located on the southeastern part of the country, within the Parque Estadual da Serra do Mar, the road is 91km (56 mi) long and connects the cities of Taubaté (in the Paraíba Valley) and Ubatuba (on the north coast of São Paulo).

Is Rodovia Oswaldo Cruz in Brazil challenging?

Rodovia Oswaldo Cruz was completed in 1976. It’s also called SP-125. The road features extremely steep sections (1st gear all the way) and a few sharp hairpin turns. To be driven it requires a good condition of the vehicles, good brakes, good traction and grip of the car.