Could SA’s car scene become as classic as Cuba’s?
Thankfully, the short answer is no. Here’s why ...
It’s safe to say South Africans are a nostalgic bunch when it comes to the cars of yesteryear. We might even have an unhealthy obsession.
Take our reverence for the BMW E30 3-Series for instance. Even decades since official production ended, there are countless local fans who, given a choice, would probably pick an old 325is over an out-the-box G80 M3.
Or what about those diehard Mercedes-Benz men and women who wager that the rudimentary, robust W123 is better than anything that came after, especially the screen-festooned, semi-autonomous specimens of now?..