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Mustang goes wide

Mustang goes wide

Riding on the back of Mustang’s ongoing strong local sales performance, Shelby South Africa has introduced a new concept in Ford’s legendary pony car’s 52-year history – the Wide Body. Based on the Shelby Super Snake, the Wide Body conversion is aimed at increasing grip and handling of the supercharged 5,0 V8 Mustang. Adding approximately…

Fmm Slot Car Championship

Fmm Slot Car Championship

The 2018 FMM Slot Car Championship got underway in March under a new format. There are two categories, Touring Cars and Sports Cars, with modern and historic classes within both. The challenging two-lane track was designed by experienced slot car organiser Jon Lederle. Competitors race against each other over two time controlled heats, one in…

Schumacher Display

From 16 June 2018 onwards, The Michael Schumacher Private Collection, including cars, race-worn helmets and other memorabilia from his F1 days, will be displayed at an old airport in the Germany city of Cologne. Schumacher’s family fiercely protects his privacy after a near-fatal brain injury in a skiing accident, and the current condition of the…

On yer bike

On yer bike

Photo credit: Gideon Nel   FMM curator Wayne Harley is a self-confessed motorcycle enthusiast and this month we describe one of his favourite old machines…   The 2018 Durban to Johannesburg Motorcycle Rally, the D-J Run, ended on March 11 and FMM curator Wayne Harley once again took part on the ex-Ian Brodie 1934 Triumph…

Memorabilia: Vintage picnic sets

Memorabilia: Vintage picnic sets

A new series of articles by FMM Assistant Curator Cheslynne Ruiters in which he takes a look at the stories behind some of items in FMM’s collection of memorabilia and artefacts. This month, inspired by one of the museum’s vintage picnic sets, he looks at ‘food to go…’ Up until the mid- to late-1880s, picnics…

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