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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The story behind one of the last models to emerge from Austria’s premier motor manufacturer  Since the turn of the last century, Austria has had just three motor car manufacturers – Austro-Daimler, Steyr and, on a much smaller scale, Puch. Not surprisingly, the country’s close...

During March, FMM was pleased to welcome two descendants of former South African motor racing champion John Love. Siobhan, his daughter by his third marriage, was visiting Southern Africa from her home in Arizona, USA during which time she visited relatives in John’s native Zimbabwe...