Classic Car News and Drives

Ponies galore at Shelby's breakfast run

Ponies galore at Shelby's breakfast run
Shelby South Africa in conjunction with Novel Ford Paarl recently hosted the first-ever Shelby SA breakfast run. With over 30 cars in attendance, ...

Ford celebrates heritage with Digital Archive

Ford celebrates heritage with Digital Archive
To celebrate 119 years of Ford and its vehicles, the Dearborn-based company has digitally archived more than 5000 Ford and Lincoln brochures, phot...

Full Throttle in a '31 Ford Model A at the Simola Hillclimb

Full Throttle in a '31 Ford Model A at the Simola Hillclimb
The Simola Hillclimb attracts some fast and crazy metal each year but the Classic Car Friday event showcases some spectacular classic cars that ru...

South African Racing Legends Build Cobras, GT40s and Daytona Coupés for Shelby’s Heritage Collection

South African Racing Legends Build Cobras, GT40s and Daytona Coupés for Shelby’s Heritage Collection
For many motoring enthusiasts the thought of owning a classic car is likely to feature high on their bucket list, but nameplates that carry credib...

FORGOTTEN CLASSIC: Ford Sierra 3.0i RS

FORGOTTEN CLASSIC: Ford Sierra 3.0i RS
The Ford Sierra was a firm favourite in South Africa throughout the 1980s and early '90s. The Sierra XR-8 (watch our video here) was the most pow...

Celebrating the Ford Model T

Celebrating the Ford Model T
It is a fascinating exercise to think of what October’s Transport Month would look like, were it not for cars like the Ford Model T - which went o...

Ford's "Bokkie Bakkie"

Ford's "Bokkie Bakkie"
A few years after the first Cortina bakkie was launched in South Africa in 1971, Ford released a limited edition of the Cortina MK3 bakkie, badged...

Remembering Ford South Africa's homegrown models

Remembering Ford South Africa's homegrown models
With a local history dating back to 1905 and various uniquely South African models developed since then, the "Blue Oval" has a lot of local celebr...

SentiMETAL Episode 14: Ford Sierra XR-8

SentiMETAL Episode 14: Ford Sierra XR-8
For SentiMETAL Episode 14 we head back to the Free State for another fast, locally-developed Ford, the XR-8. There are few words that get us petro...

Our own cars: Life with a 1966 Ford Mustang 289GT

Our own cars: Life with a 1966 Ford Mustang 289GT
2019 marks twenty years of Graeme Hurst having the keys to his Mustang…a brand that’s arguably the automotive equivalent of Coca-Cola when it co...

Ford Cortina XR6 - SentiMETAL Episode 12

Ford Cortina XR6 - SentiMETAL Episode 12
“Buckle in for the drive of your life.” That was the heading of the print advertisement at the time for the Ford Cortina XR6 – but, there was more...