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KNYSNA SHOW LOOKING GOOD

Preparations are well under way for this year’s annual Knysna Car Show to be held at the High School Fields in Waterfront Drive on Sunday 11 May. There will be a select display of classic, performance, specialty and featured one-make vehicles and motorcycles, with the emphasis of quality rather than quantity. Over 150 MGs taking…

CENTURY RUN CANCELLED

The organisers of the 8th Century Run have had to cancel the event, which was scheduled for 30 March. The first seven Century Runs were run by the Cape Vintage Motorcycle Club (CVMC) which is affiliated to SAVVA (South Africa Veteran and Vintage Association) for administration and insurance purposes. SAVVA in turn through the Historic…

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE – AGAIN

THE HILLS ARE ALIVE – AGAIN

Following last year’s non-event in the wake of Renault’s withdrawal of support, Jaguar has stepped in and signed-up as headline sponsor for the annual Knysna hillclimb for the next three years. No titled the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb, the event is once again earmarked to be the highlight of the year for Garden Route motoring enthusiasts…

A BEEMER-ING QUEEN’S PLATE

A BEEMER-ING QUEEN’S PLATE

Just as in the past, FMM was on display at the L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate run at Kenilworth race course in January. However, this year was the first time BMW was on board as sponsor partners and allowed us the opportunity to display a few of the BMWs in our collection. On display we had the…

PASSION FOR SPEED

PASSION FOR SPEED

It was a crazy, demanding yet fun filled two weeks filled with cars, bikes and racing heroes. It all started Zwartkops on 1 February with a rare outing of the museum’s ex-John Love Team Gunston Chevron B25 racing car – coincidentally marking FMM’s first visit to the Gauteng circuit. Workshop manager Lorenzo Farella and I…

Franschhoek Motor Museum | December & January Newsletter

Franschhoek Motor Museum | December & January Newsletter

Our December & January newsletter featuring the following articles:Heidelberg closure anniversary, Madiba BMW on view, Queen’s Plate, Gunston tribute at Zwartkops, Festive season wishes, Exhaust blips, Dates to diarise, FMM General Info

Museum closed Sunday, 15/12/13

Museum closed Sunday, 15/12/13

As a sign of respect to the Mandela family and our country, the motor museum will be closed on Sunday, 15/12/2013.

Franschhoek Motor Museum | November Newsletter

Franschhoek Motor Museum | November Newsletter

Our November newsletter featuring the following articles: A century of movement, Cape Classic Car Show, Fly/Drive by, Capri Peranas, Alfa Romeo 4C, 2014 COTY, Exhaust blips, FMM General Info

Franschhoek Motor Museum | September/October Newsletter

Franschhoek Motor Museum | September/October Newsletter

Our September/October newsletter featuring the following articles: Peugeot unveiled, Great Scott, Other happenings, Travel award, Quadrifoglio hits 90, Something Fish-Hoek-y, Exhaust blips, FMM General Info

Franschhoek Uncorked 7 & 8 September 2013

Please take note that the Franschhoek Uncorked Festival is this weekend, 7 & 8 September 2013 and not next weekend as per our September newsletter.

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