August 31 was the 70th anniversary date of the first Volkswagen Beetle being produced in South Africa. Throughout August in Hall B, FMM recognised this achievement with a display of various iconic VW models – including the museum’s own 1952 Beetle – culminating in a...

Part 3, the final episode of the story behind a trio of Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk.IIs that were sent to Carrozzeria Touring of Milan in 1955 to be fitted with some distinctive and innovative Superleggera bodywork. This month’s featured car is the least well known...

A regular feature, outlining the activities of FMM’s workshop personnel who are responsible for repairing, renovating, refurbishing and restoring the museum’s large and varied collection of vehicles. As can be surmised from other articles in this month’s newsletter, FMM was rich in VW activity, including...

August 31 is the 70th anniversary date of the first Volkswagen Beetle being produced in South Africa, and FMM is honouring this achievement with a display of various iconic VW models – including the museum’s own 1952 Beetle. Apart from ‘The People’s Car’, there will...

With his departure to an infinitely more peaceful place, Anthony Lynn Ward left Cape Town much the poorer on Sunday 11th July. Crankhandle Club members will have to rely on books to make up for the loss of their human encyclopaedia; for Lynn (he hated that...

A regular feature, outlining the activities of FMM’s workshop personnel who are responsible for repairing, renovating, refurbishing and restoring the museum’s large and varied collection of vehicles. This month we report on Elton Botha clutching one of Chrysler’s first models...