The Sunflower Fund in conjunction with the MOTH Motorcycle Association and Iron Wings RC would like all motorcyclists young and old to join them on Sunday 23rd November 2014 at Killarney (a late change from Ysterplaat Air Force Base) for the annual combined Bikers4bandanas and...

The Garden Route Motor Club has commenced with the preparation for the annual charity Knysna Motor Show that will take place on Saturday 9 May at the town’s high school fields venue on Waterfront Drive. As usual, the show will take place the weekend before...

Check out FMM’s Facebook site for the museum’s campaign supporting August’s National Women’s Month celebrations. Among the featured ladies are South Africa’s first automobilist, Mary Anderson, inventor of windscreen wiper, SA’s accomplished F1 driver Desiré Wilson, Prieska-born Oona Scheepers who has moved through the ranks...

To help celebrate Heritage Day on Wednesday 24 September, across the country there is a national ‘Drive It’ campaign and Cape Town is joining in the spirit of the occasion with an old car run and display. Pre-1979 vehicles are eligible to participate and they...

At a recent ‘storytellers evening’ held at Crossley and Webb’s stunning new Cape Town showrooms I was  privileged to be invited to present the museum’s Jaguar D-Type XKD573. The D-Type is the most successful Jaguar ever to enter Le Mans, it won in 1955, 1956...

Jaguar Land Rover has recently purchased the largest-known privately owned collection of British classic cars in the world. Jaguar is the most represented brand with 130 examples in the vast collection of 543 cars amassed by British enthusiast James Hull. Models in the collection include...

Sad to hear that FMM’s consultant engineer Dickon Daggitt has recently had another bad fall and we all wish him a speedy recovery and trust that he will not be incapacitated for the upcoming Oily Rag Run he has spent so much time in organising....

Tyre construction is a technical topic familiar to most classic car enthusiasts, even if it is simply down to the correct use of cross- and radial-ply rubberware. Rummaging through some old material recently donated to me I came across this advertising flyer put out by...

The Franschhoek Motor Museum was proud to be the host venue for this year’s Franschhoek Winter Wine Festival. This has become an established annual event and it is encouraging to see the numbers of exhibitors – producers from all around the valley turned up to...

The museum has a number of desirable Ferraris in its collection and recently accepted an invitation to attend the opening of the newly-formed Carlo Viglietti service centre in Gauteng. Long time friend of FMM Carlo Viglietti along with Pablo Clark Racing have set up a...