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 meet your charity heroes
’B Happy • Sixty years of the MGB celebrated at big Gaydon gathering
2022 NEC show is go! • The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show is back and so are we!
New classic hub planned • Classic firms brought together
Great temptations • All the must-have new kit for you and your beloved classic motor
CLUBS & EVENTS
‘I leave notes under wipers with my details’ • Jude Currie, the 20 year-old who rescues cars from ULEZ
MEMORY LANE • If you need a taxi, Bournemouth has lots to pick from
GOOD SPORTS • Danny Hopkins takes a week out to visit the five classic charities you love the best
‘Yes, we’ve been up all night finishing it’ • Richard Hammond and the Greenhouse family have produced a thing of beauty (but now they need a kip)
Dad’s car REMADE • Keith Jones loved his dad’s car so much, he found a duplicate and rebuilt it
Celestial BEAUTY • From dodgy auction buy to trophy winner – but Tony D’Alelio had to build a garage first…
‘Magnificent lines and fine engineering’
‘One carmaker played things differently’
‘Be braver than me – go full throttle for gold’
RUST IN PEACE
Ford Granada MkII
CLEVER CLASSICS • Innovators that broke new ground and now break the bank!
Try selling to a friend…
ASTON MARTIN VIRAGE COUPÉ
JAGUAR XK (X150) • 2006-2014 James Walshe shows us how to buy this most modern of classic Jags
‘I am a one-man Multipla rescue service’ • It’s JTD number three for Danny, and he doesn’t mind a bit
‘Something went badly wrong along the way’
All the cars I own are broken • Danny has only MX-5 and his older classics to use
The big jigsaw • Crashed 2CV stripped, James begins gathering all the parts he’ll need.
Show ready? • With two shows to prepare for, Matt goes into overdrive
Triumph TS2 • Up close and personal with the daddy of all TRs
Nearly at the top! • A project could be compared to climbing a mountain…
Why is my steering so heavy?
How carburettors work • Fitted to most classic cars, we cut one in half to look inside
Keeping your classic cool • Nigel Clark shows how to improve your classic's cooling system
Remembering the forgettable • Theo reminds you to service easily overlooked but important items
Up on the roof • Part 3: Ed Hughes shows you how to fit your new suspended headlining, homemade or off the shelf
REDDITCH SHOTBLASTING LTD & POWDERCOATING
ROVER P4 DRIVERS’ GUILD
COMING UP… • From Rover 800 to Wolseley 1500 and many more… all the cars you need to buy right now before values rocket
THE 2022 PRICE GUIDE