A regular feature by technician JP du Plessis 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, Wentsley and Donnie do some shift work...

Museums are defined as “a building or institution where objects of artistic, historical, or scientific importance and value are kept, studied, and put on display”. FMM is no exception, but also keeps up with the times. Following last month’s experience with the all-electric BMW i4,...

The Thunder Tour is the ultimate road show held once a year. It is a seven-day road trip experience comprising Muscle Cars, Street Rods, Rat Rods and (mainly V8) Super Cars. The only six-cylinder cars allowed are the flat-6 Porsches and Nissan GTRs, as they...

To most people, an entry-level Porsche can only be a dream machine, but Mike Monk looks back at just such a machine…   When Porsche launched the 911 back in 1963, it was not oblivious to the fact that the increase in pricing of its all-new...

A new series about the museum’s motoring memorabilia, compiled and written by FMM’s Assistant Curator Sian Theron. This month, Sian throws some light on blackouts…   Hello Darkness My Old Friend… Some of the lesser known items in the collection are our blackout lamps and lamp masks,...

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, JP du Plessis reports on Michael van Graan’s experience on the Riviera...