During April, FMM was the host venue to the South African launch of the new BMW M2 Coupé. This was the first time that the museum, and specifically Die Plaas Pad test track, was opened up to the motoring media and the week-long activities were...

The volume of visitors continues to rise. Following on from the record attendance in December 2016 when the 2015 record of 9 329 visitors was broken when 11 490 people viewed the FMM collection, last month no less than 8 432 patrons visited the museum,...

Along with the rest of the world, on Wednesday 18 May FMM will be promoting the 38th annual International Museum Day, which is an occasion to raise awareness on how important museums are in the development of society. Each year the International Council of Museums...

On 7 March, BMW celebrated 100 years of existence. The original date was when Bayerische Flugzeugwerke AG was formed, which in 1922 took controlling interest in a small aero-engine manufacturer based in the north of Munich in Bavaria, Germany and established Bayerische Motoren Werke AG....

Throughout each year, FMM attracts a steady stream of interesting local and overseas personalities, all fascinated by the scope of the museum’s world-class collection of vehicles. Following in the wake of Riaan Cruywagen and Ken Stewart, the latest celebrities to visit the museum were John...

An alphabetical series of short driving impressions of some of the museum’s car collection. This month we go double-O – no, not 007 – with a surprisingly appealing Opel Olympia.   Every now and again a manufacturer introduces a model that is a milestone in its progress,...

Aussie Stuart Hooper has for a few years been raising the world land speed record for a single-cylinder sit-on motorcycle – in other words, a speed machine with a normal riding position. This year at the Lake Gairdner Speed Week – South Australia’s equivalent to...

This year’s event will take place on Sunday 1 May at Knysna High School sports fields on Waterfront Drive. Peter Pretorius, chairman of the organising Garden Route Motor Club, invites all auto enthusiasts, the public and their families to come and experience what has established...

Celebrated Afrikaans television personality and voice artist Riaan Cruywagen and his family paid a visit to FMM in February and made the most of their time at L’Ormarins. A guided tour of the exhibits included sitting at the wheel of the 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing....

While on a short visit to Cape Town with his wife Jenny, another welcome visitor to FMM in February was Ken Stewart, co-author of the bible of SA’s early racing history Sun on the Grid, founding editor of Fine Cars and Classic Car Africa, world...