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 • As the chaps stop and enjoy the fruits of their labours
PC Show returns... • THE BIGGEST indoor resto show is back after a two-year break
THE RESTO SHOW IN 5 PICS
Starting HANDLE • Theo Ford-Sagers on what good car mags are all about
Sealey Space Warmer
Sunshine’s coming! • Time to look lively for Drive It Day, just around the corner
!DULL BUT IMPORTANT • DVLA and legislation news
NEWS IN 5 PICTURES • What’s going on in the classic world
WIN! Draper Expert 90-Piece Tool Kit • We’ve teamed up with Draper Tools to give one lucky Practical Classics reader the chance to win a 90-piece tool kit worth £250!
A LITTLE BIT OF HANKY PANKY • What car do you think is the ultimate courting classic? GBCJ has a view
NEWS IN BRIEF...
The temptation pages • Our latest round up of the very best classic kit currently available on the market
Where to go this weekend…
Unsung SAVIOURS • Craig Cheetham on why we’ve decided to say thank you…
Sporting Bears Motor Club • ‘Dream Rides’ raise thousands for charity
SPORTING BEARS MOTOR CLUB IN PICS • Out and about with the bears!
T2 raises £16,100 for Prostate Cancer UK • ‘Our’ camper sold at the NEC in November
ARMED AND VERY MUCH READY!
MEMORY LANE • Station waiting, but not for much longer
WHAT’S HAPPENING IN 1964?
Winter WARMERS Part 2 • The PC team heads for the rally stages of Wales, where James Walshe takes up the story…
Peaceful RESCUE • Barry Hoper and Lee Robinson rescued this Triumph after spotting it in PC’s ‘Rust in Peace’
Longer journeys = more pollution
YOUR SHOUT • Classic emails, letters, tweets, posts & threads
YOUR CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore
SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use
It’s coming HOME • When Steve Brandreth found his old Capri, there was only going to be one outcome. Plus lots of welding…
Here’s how Steve did it
WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE
NICK LARKIN • Catching up on reading causes shocks for Nick
JOHN SIMISTER • John ponders how far modifications should go
‘Never underestimate a woman in overalls’ • Charlotte on the plight of female mechanics…
RUST IN PEACE • Your barn finds and discoveries in the field
FANCY A PUNT?
Market forces • Winners and losers in the online auction world
The Good Auction Guide PC’s • pick of the best classic auctions
TRENDING AND ENDING? • What’s hot and what’s not in the market
PRACTICALLY CLASSIC • Emerging classic at bottom of its price curve
If I had the money… • Russ Smith’s pick of cars offered through ClassicCarsForSale
Griffin Classics Ltd • Kids in their Twenties should be out on the town, surely?
WHAT I BOUGHT THIS MONTH… • 2005 MAZDA 6 2.0TS2 ESTATE
Herald Vitesse • James Walshe takes an in-depth look at a British family favourite
FOUR QUESTIONS WITH A HERALD OWNER...