At the April meeting of the FMM Slot Car Championship season, Jon Lederle took the honours in the Formula Carrera class with Audi RS5 DTM ahead of Thys Roux with his Mercedes AMG GT3. Mike Monk was third with his Ford Zakspeed Capri while Martin...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Now that all the display halls have been upgraded with a new humidifier and air-conditioning systems along with redecorating and memorabilia exhibits, a whole new chronological display line-up has been introduced. Starting with Hall A, the 20 vehicles on show start with a 1903 Ford...

FMM is currently preparing for display a Yamaha FZR1000 that was used by local fuel and energy giant Sasol to develop racing fuels and which, incidentally, has only 11 km recorded on the odometer! Adding to the excitement, plans are afoot to have a Hart...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Mike Monk drives a rare, sporty derivative of the classic Giulietta, Alfa Romeo’s first the model aimed at the mass market.   The 110-year history of Alfa Romeo is riddled with ups and downs, yet somehow it manages to survive and maintain a charisma that marketers of...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Do the new retro bikes rekindle that truly retro ride and feeling, or are they all just about looks? FMM Curator and self-confessed motorcycle enthusiast Wayne Harley has set out to try and ride as many of the different retro-styled bikes as he can, not...

Members of the CIAO Club South Africa (Classic Italian Automobile Owners) will showcase their thoroughbred machines at the Franschhoek Motor Museum on Freedom Day, 27 April 2019. The cars will be on display at FMM following a tour of the Cape earlier in the day...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The hosting of the third annual HAGI Value in the Classic Car Market (VCCM) Conference South Africa takes place between the Knysna Motor Show and Jaguar Simola Hillclimb on April 30 and May 1 at Villa Castollini, overlooking the Knysna lagoon. ‘We are hugely grateful...

Following is a short synopsis of a new book that has just been released titled Off the circuit: A small South African town makes Grand Prix history.  The book was written by Glenn Hollands and is available at the Franschhoek Motor Museum, price R320.   When the...

Do the new retro bikes rekindle that truly retro ride and feeling, or are they all just about looks? FMM Curator and self-confessed motorcycle enthusiast Wayne Harley has set out to try and ride as many of the different retro-styled bikes as he can, not...