This month, FMM Curator answers a question he gets asked a lot, namely ‘So what do you ride, Wayne?’   Since I started riding bikes back in the Dark Ages, apart from the odd BSA I’ve always had a Japanese motorcycle and over time have had...

  This month FMM assistant curator Cheslynne Ruiters lubricates these pages with the brief history of a famous oil company...

There is an adage that says ‘there is a time to come and a time to go’. At the end of May, FMM bade farewell to one of its long-time employees Deon De Waal, who has decided to go and enjoy his retirement. Deon certainly...

At the June meeting of the FMM Slot Car Championship season, Jon Lederle regained top spot in the Formula Carrera category with his Audi RS5 DTM, beating May meeting’s winner Mark Venske’s BMW M4 DTM by one lap, although Mark once again set the fastest...

The Knysna Motor Show held in April 28 was again a great success. Around 5 500 people visited KMS, which is now rated as one of the best motor shows in SA. After accounting for the show’s expenses, the organisers were able to donate R108...

The Centenary Vintage Bentley Tour had over 20 cars entered that represented a large portion of the early cars that are still in SA. The Franschhoek Motor Museum is always busy around this time of year but could not pass up the opportunity of sending...

FMM was recently approached by the CIAO Club South Africa (Classic Italian Automobile Owners) to participate in the inaugural Giro dei Vigneti (lap of the Vineyards). The event was the initiative of Sonja-Liezel Theron out of a promise made to friend and CIAO founder Nick...

An extremely rare 1958 Pontiac Bonneville coupe was adjudged Best Overall Car on Display at the 2019 Knysna Motor Show, organised by the Garden Route Motor Club and held at the Knysna High School Sports Fields on April 28. “I have rarely seen a car with...

Mike Monk drives a short-lived but key model in Mercedes-Benz’s development as a manufacturer of quality automobiles…   The Mercedes-Benz W21 is something of an enigma in the company’s heritage because it was only produced for three years, from 1933 to 1936, and the model’s records...

This month, FMM Curator and self-confessed motorcycle enthusiast Wayne Harley describes his participation in the Giro dei Vigneti aboard the museum’s Ducati...