These days, when you think Mercedes-Benz performance cars you think AMG, but back in the 1970s M-B was already doing its own thing… Fifty years ago, Mercedes-Benzes were generally considered to be rather posh, rather expensive and rather sedate. The top-line S-Class was a benchmark...

This month we indulge in a longer than usual feature tracing the history of one of Britain’s most charismatic sports racing cars, the Aston Martin DB3S, and getting behind the wheel of FMM’s Woods Trust example.  Without doubt, the DB3S is one of the highlights...

Bak to the days when bakkies helped build the nation. Mike Monk drives an early Chevy that played a part in establishing the company’s ongoing pick-up heritage. Light commercial vehicles have played vital roles in the development of countries around the world, not least on the...

A dream not seen. Mike Monk at the wheel of Bruce McLaren’s planned Le Mans challenger. Fifty years ago Bruce McLaren was a successful car constructor and a driver, and after dominating America’s ‘big banger’ CanAm series his thoughts turned to Le Mans. Sadly, the plan...

The 2017 Le Mans is on the horizon and to whet the appetite for this classic endurance race, Mike Monk could not resist the invitation to drive a Moretti, the likes of which raced at the Circuit de la Sarthe in 1956. Giovanni Moretti was...

An alphabetical series of short driving impressions of some of the museum’s car collection. This month we, er, well, like have had to cheat a bit. Why? Because there is nothing old or classic in the collection beginning with a Y...