Maserati Classiche has officially begun, following the announcement made last year at the ‘MMXX: Time to be Audacious’ event that inaugurated the brand’s new era. Maserati Classiche is the department that protects and promotes the preservation and originality of the company’s automotive heritage. An exclusive...

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, technician JP du Plessis reports on Donnie and a four-door...

  The first in a new series of features covering vehicles in the FMM collection that are celebrating an anniversary during 2022. We start off with a centenarian...

On Wednesday 12 January, FMM Curator Wayne Harley addressed members of Cape Town’s historic Crankhandle Club on museums. With the aim of preserving the country’s national and cultural heritage, he went into the definition of a museum and what the responsibilities are for such an...

On January 8 at a sizzling hot Kenilworth racecourse, Jet Dark stormed down the inside rail to win the prestigious Grade 1 L'Ormarins Queens Plate for the second year in succession. Bred at Drakenstein Stud and ridden by S’manga Khumalo, Jet Dark won the most...

On December 12 the GSM Car Club held its morning Christmas Picnic at the Franschhoek Motor Museum. The day was a great success with 32 people attending, bringing with them 16 cars ranging from GSM Darts and Flamingos to Mustangs to Ferraris – and even...