Finally a reminder that this year’s Knysna Motor Show takes place on Sunday 1 May at Knysna High School sports fields on Waterfront Drive. The categories of vehicles on display at this quality event will be classic cars with a bias towards sports cars, modern potential classic cars, sports and supercars, veteran, vintage and post-vintage cars built prior to 1940 and veteran, vintage and classic road and racing motorcycles.

Since its inception, the show has been the source of much needed funds for local charities and over the past four years close to R200 000 has been raised. Gates open to the public from 09h30 to 16h00 and the entrance charges are is R40 adults, R10 scholars 12-to-18 and no charge for children under 12. For more information contact Peter Pretorius on 082 321 4724 or or visit the website or Facebook

Then, the following weekend, the town hosts the Jaguar Simola Hillclimb, which has become one of the most prestigious and exciting events on the local motor sport calendar. On May 6 more than 60 cars will be contesting Classic Car Friday, with 84 entries taking part in the King of the Hill and the all-new SuperCar Shootout on the Saturday and Sunday. 30 different makes will be represented including Jaguar, Lamborghini, Ferrari and Porsche. Des Gutzeit will back to defend his King of the Hill title in his radical Nissan GT-R but his current 40,148-sec record time will be under threat from numerous challengers.

General entry and pit tickets for this year’s seventh running of the Hillclimb are available in advance through – a convenient online portal to purchase and obtain all your tickets for this event. MM