Could SA’s car scene become as classic as Cuba’s?


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?..

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