Practical Classics magazine has a 30-year tradition of delivering the very best, hands-on classic car experiences to its readers. Every staff writer and contributor works on and restores their own classics. Each issue is packed with: * Rigorous buying advice * Real-world product tests * Inspirational classic driving features * Fascinating historical insight Practical Classics is also a campaigning title, taking the concerns of classic car owners to Parliament and keeping its readers' classics where they belong - on the road. So come and join PC in the workshop - the kettle's on.
WELCOME TO THE WORKSHOP • Where the team is hunting for a purr-fect Puma
Birthday bash for MGB at 60 • MG clubs unveil plans for biggest ever event
THE MONTH IN 5 PICS
Starting HANDLE • James Walshe says it’s a good time to be inspired by a lunatic
Small car, BIG adventure • Automotive adventurer Alex tells PC why he won’t be stopping any time soon
PEEL TRIP IN 5 PICTURES • Highlights from a great adventure!
NEWS IN BRIEF…
Which cars will go to the PC Resto show? • 17 AMAZING RESTORATIONS, BUT ONLY THE BEST WILL MAKE IT TO THE NEC
The temptation pages • Get the most from your classic with these handy new products
Where to go this weekend…
MEMORY LANE • There are Landcrabs in Dartmouth harbour…
Winter WARMERS Part 1 • We’ve got £1000 to spend and a huge adventure to go on…
Only PC can bring the X Factor
YOUR SHOUT • Classic emails, letters, tweets, posts & threads
YOUR CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore
SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use
High FIBRE • Crashing his girlfriend’s car led to a critical lesson in glassfibre repair and the purchase of this Lotus Elise
WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE
NICK LARKIN • Ford Escort MkI prices have disturbed our Nick!
JOHN SIMISTER • John delights in some vintage literary offerings
CHARLOTTE VOWDEN • Charlotte meets the heir to an automotive legacy…
RUST IN PEACE • More barn finds and discoveries in the field
30 CASH SAVERS FOR 2022 • Give your classic a professional make-over and save money!
LISA’S TOP 7 POLISHING TIPS
FANCY A PUNT?
MARKETPLACE • Classic values & essential buying advice
The Good Auction Guide: PC’s pick of the best classic auctions
If I had the money… • Russ Smith’s pick of cars offered through ClassicCarsForSale
TRENDING AND ENDING? • What’s hot and what’s not in the market
PRACTICALLY CLASSIC • Emerging classic at bottom of its price curve
Classic Dynamo & Regulator Conversions • Discrete 21st century tech for your classic’s electrical system
WHAT I BOUGHT THIS MONTH… • MATT TOMKINS 1988 LAND ROVER 90
Volvo Amazon • James Walshe examines one of the toughest and prettiest family cars of all time
CHAT WITH AN AMAZON OWNER • Tim Sands tells us why his 1967 Amazon estate is very much a part of the family
A TIME FOR TARGA • Cost no object, which of these open-toppers would we choose?
GINETTAS WERE MORE THAN RACERS • The Eighties saw another stab a road car
YOUR DRIVES • Show us your classic rides
CLEVER MONEY CARS • Mini Cooper S (R53)
ENDANGERED SPECIES • Once on every corner, now seldom seen
WISE BUYER NISSAN 350Z 2003-2008 • James Walshe looks at one of the finest Z-cars ever and discovers a real bargain GT
WHAT WE SAY THE ONE TO BUY
BANGERNOMICS • Buying & selling modern classics in the real...