"When the cars line up for the 2017 Concours South Africa at Sun City on 3-6 August, owner-passion will be as important as the presentation of the cars," says FMM curator Wayne Harley. With a wealth of concours experience, last year he was appointed Chief Judge...

Plaaspad, FMM’s test facility on the L’Ormarins Estate, has been a venue for some recent new car media launches and the latest company to make use of the facility was Fiat Chrysler Automobiles South Africa, who introduced the new Alfa Romeo Giulia to the mainstream...

Following on from Ken Stewart’s visit to FMM back in January, UK-based Simon Moore and his wife Elly paid a visit in March. Once described as motoring’s Sherlock Holmes, amongst his many motoring and historical achievements, Simon is renowned for writing the definitive histories on...

Volkswagen’s automotive museum, AutoPavilion, has recently had an upgrade and one of its new displays is Jan the Beetle. In 1971, VWSA and Wheels magazine held a competition to find the oldest Beetle in South Africa. The winner was David Rubin of Middelburg, who received...

The Opel Astra took top honours in the 2017 WesBank South African Car Of The Year contest. Facing tough competition in a 10-vehicle strong line-up the Astra impressed the COTY Jury with its roadholding and build quality. Each vehicle’s final score was determined by points...

The second Concours South Africa will be held at Sun City alongside the Gary Player Country Club from August 3-6. Among the judges for this year’s event are FMM curator Wayne Harley, who will be joined by two international motoring aficionados with South African links,...

The second Concours South Africa will be held at Sun City alongside the Gary Player Country Club from August 3-6, and as last year FMM’s curator Wayne Harley will be one of the judges. This year the organisers are planning for 150 entries across a more...

Better known for its car collection, FMM also has an eclectic mix of motorcycles that are routinely brought out and put on view to complement the four-wheeler displays. Being an all-round motor nut, curator Wayne Harley regularly exercises some of the machines and early in...