FMM curator Wayne Harley is a self-confessed motorcycle enthusiast and this month we continue our new series of features on some of the museum’s classic two-wheeled machines with the bike that won the last-ever D-J Run. The story behind this 1926 AJS is quite remarkable. Like...

£100 MILLION TO SPARE? A car-obsessed dentist who has amassed Britain’s biggest private car collection is selling the whole lot for £100 million. James Hull, 53, who founded the James Hull Associates chain of dentists, owns more than 450 rare and classic cars. With cars represented...

A beautifully prepared 1989 Ferrari F40 was the overall winner of Concours South Africa 2017, held at Sun City on August 4-6. The F40 was built to celebrate Ferrari’s 40th anniversary as a manufacture and was the final project overseen by founder Enzo Ferrari before...

A significant event took place at FMM in July when Mercedes-Benz used the L-Ormarins Estate’s facilities as part of the international launch of its new X-Class all-terrain pick-up. The event was a major planning and logistics exercise for the combined M-B and museum teams, which...

Early in July, South Africa’s multiple title-winning rally champion Serge Damseaux was at FMM to reacquaint himself with a car he once owned. Serge won 74 national rallies between 1985 and 2007 driving for (predominantly) Toyota and Ford, taking 10 SA Driver’s Championships in the...

Serge’s drive at FMM was combined with a visit by Allan Trim. In the past, Allan and Serge worked together when Serge was competing with the Toyota works rally team and Allan was involved with media communications. Today, apart from his role as a Motorsport...

Bak to the days when bakkies helped build the nation. Mike Monk drives an early Chevy that played a part in establishing the company’s ongoing pick-up heritage. Light commercial vehicles have played vital roles in the development of countries around the world, not least on the...

FMM curator Wayne Harley is a self-confessed motorcycle enthusiast and this month we continue our new series of features on some of the museum’s classic two-wheeled machines with a famous racer...

South Africa’s biggest classic car show, the Pretoria Old Motor Club’s annual Cars in the Park, is being held at the Zwartkops Raceway in Gauteng on 6 August, and the organisers are expecting in excess of 2 500 cars and a crowd of over 12 000 people....

A dream not seen. Mike Monk at the wheel of Bruce McLaren’s planned Le Mans challenger. Fifty years ago Bruce McLaren was a successful car constructor and a driver, and after dominating America’s ‘big banger’ CanAm series his thoughts turned to Le Mans. Sadly, the plan...