Four of Cape Town’s ‘old school’ of racing drivers were recently entertained at the museum by workshop manager Lorenzo Farella. Peter Gough, Denis Joubert, Piet van Niekerk and Jan Driedyk arrived in the morning for a coffee and chat before taking a walk around the...

Currently on view at FMM is a eclectic display of Fords including Model Ts, Model As, V8s, Anglia, Fairlane, GT40 and a road-going version of SA’s own Capri Perana. ...

The annual Knysna Speed Festival featuring the Knysna Motor Show and the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb were both held in mild weather and each attracted record crowds. The motor show maintained its high standards of organisation and the classics on view including some exceptional vehicles. Sep...

  While most motor sport enthusiasts can only dream of having the resources to own a famous South African race car or two, there is a way of doing so – in miniature. Three guys, Clayton Cunningham, Emil Sluiter and Ferdie Stone, created a group concentrating...

Over the Easter weekend the Cape Alfa Romeo Club celebrated its 50th birthday and the club turned the landmark event into a national convention and thus celebrate properly. The festivities began on the Friday at the Tygervalley Protea Hotel with members joined by fellow ‘alfisti’...

  The Cape is known for having some of the worst wild fires in South Africa that often leave vast areas destroyed, homes and businesses destroyed and animals maimed or even killed. Government, nature conservation and local farmers cannot fight these fires alone and that’s where...

An alphabetical series of short driving impressions of some of the museum’s car collection. This month we go behind the wheel in a ‘D’ for D-Type. The D-Type Jaguar is one of motor sport’s most successful and iconic race cars, having scored a hat-trick of...

For four days in March, Franschhoek was treated to the sights and sounds – and occasionally smells – of some of the most charismatic cars of the vintage/post-vintage era, the twin-cam MG Midget, Magna and Magnette models produced from 1929 to 1934. Known as the...

The third in a new, alphabetical series of short driving impressions of some of the museum’s car collection. This month we go aero art deco in a Chrysler Airflow. In the mid 1930s the Chrysler Corporation’s design path went into a streamlining phase with models boasting...