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 team tries to keep cool in the summer sun
A show with Merit • Biggest ever Festival of the Unexceptional wows the crowds
Classic charity voting is open! • Top ten charities nominated - now it’s time to vote
CALL FOR BANGER ID • Enthusiasts unite after stolen classics used in race
CLASSIC CAR AUCTION
The Grand Tour: Cape to Cape • Long-running event breaks the £1m barrier
FORTIETH ANNIVERSARY • Post-Abingdon MGs raise £3650 for multiple deserving causes
Can we tempt you? • Our latest round up of the freshest kit for you and your classic…
MotoFest goes Platinum • Popular event is going from strength to strength
MEMORY LANE • There’s 2000bhp on-track in this period shot
AFFORDABLE BUT THIRSTY • Do you require only a light wallet for these heavy drinkers? Russ Smith and Team PC ask the question and get an interesting answer
Happy Morris memories • Classic emails, letter, tweet, post & threads
YOUR CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore
SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use
‘It had to be done for my brother-in-law’s 60th’ • Nick Favell can turn his hand to any challenge including the family Magnum Sportshatch…
A son’s TRIBUTE • Peter Bohanna shaped the AC 3000 ME. Now his son Pierre has restored the last-but-one car to be made
‘Crunch time for my tin snail’ • What started as a fairytale adventure ends with James missing out on his happy ever after…
‘This could make for a novel dating idea!’ • Supporting a museum’s survival fight…
‘We tend to bond with our tools over time’ • John on why our kit means a lot
‘It’s time to tear up the do-not-touch rule’ • Ever felt underwhelmed at a car show?
RUST IN PEACE • Your field finds and driveway discoveries
SWVA success • Lots sold and some real bargains bagged
Triumph 2000 • One of the best Brit saloons of all is still affordable, says James Walshe
NORFOLK SUPERSTARS • The Esprit had a long life. But which was the ultimate?
JAGUAR XJ40 • James Walshe reckons Jaguar’s Eighties express is still something of a bargain
‘It’s a 27-year-old design… the Vectra is a modern classic’ • Danny comes out as a lover of Luton’s maligned repmobile
‘The XM has already weaved its magic on me’
Are you sitting comfortably?
Not all things that glitter are gold • James on how low mileage doesn’t guarantee perfection
Turn a corner • Matt’s back on his Austin Seven project at long last
We’re on the road again… • A liberating new purchase joins the George fleet
Feelin’ a little blue • Rebel with a Cause starts to fight back, but the end is in sight…
A spiky little problem • This month, Nigel goes the whole (hedge)hog…
ASK OUR EXPERTS
Alfa Romeo Arna • Neat little hatchbacks, and nicer than recalled
‘Now I can tune it properly’ • Matt Tomkins fits a lambda sensor to his modified Minor
How to jack up a car safely • How to lift your car without wrecking it or getting...