Where do you even begin when speaking about South African performance cars of yesteryear?
While the rest of the world enjoyed their bigger brothers, the Mazda 323 EGi, Opel Kadett Superboss, and BMW 325is, among others, are local legends in their own right.
The 'golden oldies' still evoke plenty of emotion, especially from the older-generation petrolheads.
Seeing one in factory condition is pretty much as rare as finding chicken's teeth.
Many people have tried to create replicas, but you can tell when something is the real deal, or not. Call it a petrolhead's sixth sense.
Here are three examples of perhaps the most famous unique-to-SA cars.