SUVs are one of South Africa’s highest-selling modes of transport with applications ranging from dinky two-wheel drive soft-roaders to full-sized four-wheel drive machines bristling with dual range transmissions and diff-locks that are capable of conquering the world. Mike Monk looks at the first of the...

By virtue as being listed in the Wolseley Register, FMM was recently advised of a new block-casting initiative being undertaken for the Wolseley 12-16 that was manufactured from 1910 to 1912. Fortunately, the museum’s car’s 1910 Town Car is still in good order and the...

  This month another hotchpotch of old motor items: a Dawn query, racing driver payments and courtesy on the road...

A regular feature outlining the activities of FMM’s workshop personnel who are responsible for repairing, renovating, refurbishing and restoring the museum’s large collection of vehicles. This month we feature Wenstley Wicomb’s revival of a Strato Chief...

Something a little different this month. As many of us crave to be able to physically attend a motor sporting event and experience the sights, sounds, smells and excitement again, 85 years ago South Africans were having the same desires – which, thankfully, had nothing...

A new exhibit on view at FMM is a Viper GT2 Competition Coupe currently belonging to Cape Town’s Harp Motorsport. Following Dodge's official end of its factory-backed racing programme in 2001, as well as the redesigning of the Viper in 2003, the first generation GTS-Rs...

While on a regular visit to South Africa, UK classic car celebrity Iain Tyrrell and his fiancée Melanie recently made an impromptu call at FMM that coincided with some of the museum’s race cars being exercised on PlaasPad. So, a plan was made for the...