The weekend after the Knysna Motor Show, the ninth Jaguar Simola Hillclimb took place in the Garden Route town. Acknowledged as South Africa’s premier annual motoring and motor sport lifestyle event, this year the hillclimb attracted a record number of applications before organisers narrowed down...

Maserati SA recently loaned FMM a Maserati Levante S Gransport to display on the museum’s stand at the Knysna Motor Show and for a few days evaluation. Wayne Harley drove the vehicle to and from the show and Mike Monk tried out the premium SUV...

In early April, a group of 11 Porsche Club owners from around the world embarked on a nine-day tour of Namibia and South Africa organised by Jason Furness’ Cape Town based Rock Star Cars. Apart from the usual sight-seeing aspect of the tour, as part...

Di Dugmore and Dave Alexander, organisers of the past two International Vintage Bentley Tours, were recently approached by a small group of Bentley owners to assist in the planning and booking of a private tour, the purpose of which was to escape the harsh European...

The story behind Lancia’s pre- and post-war sophisticated saloon, the Aprilia, which turned out to be one of motoring life’s little surprises.   Lancia was founded on 29 November 1906 by Vincenzo Lancia, an Italian pilot and engineer, and Claudio Fogolin. Vincenzo’s career began as an...

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 takes a brief look at the workshop signs of two American car brands...

The second round of the 2018 FMM Slot Car Championship took place in April with an excellent turn-out of regular and new drivers, some with new cars. The driver line-up was quite an eclectic mix of young and old, male and female, experienced and novice,...

The annual Knysna Motor Show, recognised as one of SA’s premium events, takes place on Sunday 29 April at the Knysna High School sports grounds, located on Waterfront Drive. Sponsored by Sanlam Private Wealth, the show caters for all car and motorcycle enthusiasts and families and enjoyment...

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...