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 all set for a summer holiday…
Rebel Alliance • PC and Lancaster to launch ‘Britain’s Favourite Classic Charity’
THE MONTH IN 5 PICS
Starting HANDLE • Theo Gillam introduces PC’s new resource: PC Academy
Practical Classics does its Civic duty • Honda knows the value of its own heritage… and so do we
NEWS IN BRIEF…
CHARITY HEROES • Craig Cheetham on why volunteers are so important…
NEWS IN BRIEF…
The very latest kit! • Our monthly round up of what’s on the market…
Where to go this weekend…
MEMORY LANE • Today, you’ll pass this scene and see nowt
Summer HOLIDAY ’82 • Family cars on summer holidays… Team PC heads back 40 years in the new cars that took us to the seaside
YOUR SHOUT • Classic emails, letters, tweets, posts & threads
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Scrapyard SURVIVOR • Tim Dafforn took this Midget from basket case to good as new… with a twist under the bonnet!
WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE
YOUR CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore
‘This Busso is my forever car’ • Alfa Romeo GTV 3.2 ‘Busso’ V6 Will Ingliss, Surrey
SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use
Perfect PUMA • When rust hit Stewart Shackleton’s Puma, it became the start of something special
Buon VIAGGIO! • A blast through the Alps to Italy in a £156 Alfa 156 with almost 300,000 miles on the clock. What could possibly go wrong?
MUSEO STORICO ALFA ROMEO • Alfa Romeo enthusiast Nathan introduces us to his favourite museums on the planet…
NICK LARKIN • Nick laments the decline of the boy racers…
JOHN SINISTER • But not necessarily because they are old…
CHARLOTTE VOWDEN • What’s it like to be a sidekick for the day?
RUST IN PEACE • Your driveway discoveries and rusty relics
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
Anglia Car Auctions • We browse the goodies in King’s Lynn
WHAT I BOUGHT THIS MONTH… • DANNY HOPKINS 2001 VAUXHALL VECTRA 2.2 SRI
NSU Ro80 • James Walshe asks if it’s a good time to bag a rotary icon
FOUR QUESTIONS WITH AN RO80 OWNER • Rob Scott from Chesterfield says there really is nothing else quite like an Ro80…
STUTTGART FOR STARTERS • There’s one for every occasion. They are Porsches, but they’re not that pricey…
Modern World • How many is too many?
AUDI UR QUATTRO 20V • Deep pockets needed to be the true ‘Stig’
YOUR DRIVES • Show us your classic rides
HONDA INSIGHT • 1999-2006 James Walshe on how to buy the world’s very first classic hybrid car
WHAT WE SAY THE ONE TO BUY