A regular feature by senior workshop technician JP du Plessis outlining the activities of FMM’s workshop personnel who are responsible for repairing, renovating, refurbishing and restoring the museum’s large and varied collection of vehicles. This month, JP reports on Wenstley bringing a safety-innovating Volvo back...

Even as FMM’s high season approaches, the museum is already busy with motor-enthusiast group meetings. Amongst the latest visits were the Mercedes-Benz Owners’ Club on September 2, the Cape Cobra Club on September 23, Eastern Cape Car Club on October 4, the Fiat 500 Club...

FMM is saddened to learn of the passing of South African motor sport legend Basil van Rooyen, aged 84, on September 14 in New South Wales, Australia. He had been diagnosed with mesothelioma, an aggressive type of cancer that occurs in the thin layer of tissue...

Ullrich Märker, a chronicler and expert on the DKW Munga for decades, has been in touch with us from Germany  with a number of comments about FMM’s Munga that was featured in the Collection In Action story in the April newsletter. “Regarding FMM’s Munga 4,...

In their heyday, Beetles never really appealed to me but nowadays I can better appreciate their contribution to motoring life. Mike Monk takes a light-hearted look back at Beetle mania, and in the wake of the passing of SA motor sport legend Basil van Rooyen,...

Following on from last month’s announcement  concerning the special display at FMM to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Puma sports car being introduced into South Africa, on September 20 Pieter du Toit did a presentation to FMM’s team of tour guides, workshop personnel and...