Prior to the Bentley visit, the Garden Route Motor Club recently visited FMM as part of a week-long tour of the Western Cape. An eclectic mix of 19 cars carrying 37 people set off from Knysna and called in at Montagu en route to a...

Amongst the varied collection of vehicles that form the FMM collection are a number of historic racing cars that, along with all the others, are systematically given a run to blow away any cobwebs. By their very nature, it is not simply a case of...

An alphabetical series of short driving impressions of some of the museum’s car collection. This month we go off the beaten track in a classic Jeep CJ. Although America joined WWII late on in the proceedings, one of its most telling contributions to the war...

This year’s Oil Rag Run took place on Sunday 20 September and was another great success for this brainchild of Crankhandler and FMM consultant engineer Dickon Daggitt. Co-sponsored by the Franschhoek Motor Museum and Cape Town classic car emporium Crossley and Webb, the event for...

An alphabetical series of short driving impressions of some of the museum’s car collection. This month we step aboard the majestic 1922 Isotta Fraschini, a rare Italian thoroughbred with quite a history. It never ceases to amaze me how one can come across a vehicle that...

This year’s Whales and Wheels Classic Car Show is almost upon us. As part of the annual Whale Festival in the coastal town, the show will take place on the Hermanus Primary School grounds on Saturday 3 October and will once again feature a mix...

This year’s Oily Rag Run will take place on Sunday 20 September, starting at the museum at 11h00 (cars will be on view from 10h00) and finishing at Crossley & Webb’s showrooms in Solan Street in the Gardens. Organised by FMM’s consultant engineer Dickon Daggitt,...

An alphabetical series of short driving impressions of some of the museum’s car collection. This month we follow Hollywood movie star Morgan Freeman behind the wheel of a Hudson Commodore. Befitting its name, the Commodore was the flagship of the fleet in Hudson’s model line-up. Built...

This year’s Whales and Wheels Classic Car Show will be held in the Hermanus Primary School grounds on Saturday 3 October. As part of the annual Whale Festival in the coastal town, the show will once again feature a mix of vehicles from years past...

Housed above the Franschhoek Motor Museum’s main reception/delicatessen/wine display and tasting area is one of the facility’s lesser known attributes – the library. The core of collection came from FMM’s antecedent, the Heidelberg Transport Museum, which has been supplemented by numerous individuals donating either individual...