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 we celebrate our favourite birthday classics
Bluebell comes home… • Meet the new custodians of the Standard PC saved from scrappage
Starting HANDLE • Matt Tomkins asks if we’re in danger of losing a generation
NEWS IN BRIEF…
Charity HEROES • Craig Cheetham on why charity doesn’t have to begin at home
NEWS IN BRIEF…
The temptation pages • All the freshest classic kit rounded up in one place…
Where to go this weekend…
MEMORY LANE • Shades of grey in the heart of British industry
WHAT’S HAPPENING IN 1972?
HAPPY RETURNS • The PC team selects six birthday beauties, cars that changed the decades they were born into...
Living off THE LAND • Matt learns ‘Landy’ as he embarks on his next big project
1975 MGB ROADSTER • Trevor Smith decided to go down a much more modern route than your conventional MGB engine conversion…
SOURCE MATERIAL • From spare parts and engines, to donor cars and more…
WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE
Long TERMER • It took him three decades but Jim Smyth finally finished his 1964 Fiat 1500
YOUR SHOUT • Classic emails, letters, tweets, posts & threads
A new age of classics
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YOUR CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore
MY HIGH MILER
SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use
NICK LARKIN • Younger fans look at classics as blank canvasses
JOHN SIMISTER • Surely it’s better to be safe than risk being sorry?
CHARLOTTE VOWDEN • Charlotte makes her case for saving classic cars
RUST IN PEACE • Your barn finds and discoveries in the field
MARKETPLACE • Classic values & essential buying advice
FANCY A PUNT?
If I had the money... • Russ Smith’s pick of cars offered through ClassicCarsForSale
PC POPS IN TO... JLR Classic • Preserving the heritage of Jaguar and Land Rover
WHAT I BOUGHT THIS MONTH... • JAMES WALSHE 2CV XXL FUEL TANK
BMW Isetta • James Walshe reckons this is the most sensible bubble car of all
A CHAT WITH AN ISETTA OWNER • Damian Donesky restored his 1958 Isetta 300 at home in the State of Washington, USA
MAD FOR MERCS • Which Merc SL is coming home with us?
JAGUAR XJS CELEBRATION • Last of the line Jag’s still best of the lot
Modern World • EV classics don’t add up
YOUR DRIVES • Show us your classic rides
HONDA NSX 1990-2005 • Was there ever a more usable supercar? James Walshe suggests you buy now before their values rise further
WHAT WE SAY THE ONE TO BUY
‘I love it because it’s perhaps the last truly Italian car’ • Nathan can’t resist reuniting himself with an old flame...
‘Oh, the sheer glamour of it all’ • Danny buys a hero and pledges to help it live
KEITH ADAMS • DIARY OF A MODERN CLASSIC ADDICT
Danny’s Alfaholic obsession begins • The new GTV is fallable, fantastic and here to stay