Sunday 2 May 2021 has been earmarked for the next Knysna Motor Show, subject to restrictions on such events being lifted by the end of this year. In the event, the organisers have set a deadline of January 2021 to have plans in place to...

A new, 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. We start with JP du Plessis and a new box of tricks for a DeSoto Airflow...

One of the driving forces behind the car named after South Africa’s national flower, the Protea, was John Myers, who passed away on September 1, aged 97. He was a remarkable individual, and as a tribute to him, Mike Monk gets behind the wheel of...

Some interesting historic images from FMM’s and the Mike & Wendy Monk photo archives, some with a story, others without. This month a reminder of a couple of SA’s very own muscle cars that set the scene alight in the early-1970s...

The newsletter’s monthly book review feature which focuses on motoring literature of interest to FMM’s followers, hosted by Wendy Monk. One of the most prolific writers’ on South African motoring history is Greg Mills, himself a keen racing driver and grandson of Billy Mills, a...

The Ford Model T went on sale for the very first time on 1 October 1908. Even those with limited car knowledge will have, no doubt, heard of the famous Model T that pioneered many recognisable aspects of the modern car. More than a century...

Think of affordable people’s cars and one’s mind generally thinks of the Model T Ford and Volkswagen Beetle, both of which were huge sales successes. There were others that did not capture the imagination of the masses, including one carrying a Three-Pointed Star...

Some interesting historic images from FMM’s and the Mike & Wendy Monk photo archives, some with a story, others without. This month, the tale behind a South African GT nipped in the bud...