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Collection in action: Mercedes-Benz 170D

Collection in action: Mercedes-Benz 170D

Collection in action Stepping into a car that is as old as he is, the post-war Mercedes-Benz 170D, Mike Monk realises just how far diesel-engined cars have developed over the past 70 years. The looks of pretty much all of the post-war Mercedes’ models are familiar to anyone interested in cars, although the earliest, W120…

On yer bike: Harley-Davidson Electra Glide

On yer bike: Harley-Davidson Electra Glide

FMM curator Wayne Harley is a self-confessed motorcycle enthusiast and this month he delves into a movie and rock star machine… Harley-Davidson has to have the biggest motorcycle cult following in the world. The brand has been around since 1903 and the machines have a sound and style all of their own. Other marques have…

Memorabilia: Rolls-Royce’s Spirit of Ecstasy

Memorabilia: Rolls-Royce’s Spirit of Ecstasy

FMM Assistant Curator Cheslynne Ruiters takes a look at the stories behind some of items in FMM’s collection of memorabilia and artefacts. This month he really gets into the spirit of theme… If necessity is the mother of invention, then design is undoubtedly its grandchild. The analogy is particularly apt when applied to the evolution…

17th Century Sedan Restoration

17th Century Sedan Restoration

One of the more unusual and less well known historical items is a sedan chair believed to be from the 17th century. It was acquired the Heidelberg Motor Museum from the Van Rijn collection, and following the museum’s move to Franschhoek to create FMM, it has been kept on display in the boardroom. But it…

Fmm Slot Car Championship Round 3

Fmm Slot Car Championship Round 3

The third round of the 2018 FMM Slot Car Championship took place in May with another big entry list including some more new drivers, along with a diverse selection of cars. The evening saw 30 races take place over the two championship categories, and the racing was as competitive as ever. The Touring Car championship…

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