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Pagani’s latest hypercar, the Huayra

Pagani’s latest hypercar, the Huayra

Bit of a mouthful – the H is silent – and in early July FMM was proud to host a brief visit of Pagani’s latest hypercar, the Huayra, which was on a promotional tour in the hands of Pagani’s Area Manager for the Middle East and Africa, Mansour Alyasin. The concept was born in 2003,…

Collection in Action: Porsche Carrera GT

Collection in Action:  Porsche Carrera GT

Porsche celebrates its 70th anniversary this year, and Mike Monk drives a rare version of the breed Porsche has a glittering history of memorable cars but amongst the formidable line-up there is a mid-engined supercar that came about more by accident than planning. In Porsche-speak, the name Carrera GT immediately evokes the highest levels of…

On yer bike: Suzuki AS 50

On yer bike: Suzuki AS 50

FMM curator Wayne Harley is a self-confessed motorcycle enthusiast and this month he steps back to the carefree days in his birth town of Witbank and recalls his first bike… I don’t think I was much older than 12 or 13 when a buddy of mine offered to swop his motorbike for my skateboard. By…

Memorabilia: Invention of the wheel

Memorabilia: Invention of the wheel

FMM Assistant Curator Cheslynne Ruiters takes a look at the stories behind some of the items in FMM’s collection of artefacts and motoring memorabilia in general. This month he rolls with the invention of the wheel In a motoring sense, one item that we often take for granted is the road wheel.  A road wheel…

Datsun museum opens

Datsun museum opens

As Datsun celebrates the fifth anniversary of its return to SA, the Datsun Heritage Museum has just been opened in Bothaville in the Free State. Owned by car enthusiast Freek de Kock, the museum has a collection of 118 Datsun and Nissan vehicles including a 240Z, a 1600 SSS, a 1971 first-generation Nissan Skyline GT-R…

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