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
MB1 set for NEC debut • The first saloon on the line emerges for a starring role
A belter of a Beaulieu • The PC shed shone and 25,000 visitors jumbled
Cleaner air, but fair? • ULEZ has grown, despite poor signage and regulatory uncertainty
Great temptations… • The latest and greatest new kit to market for you and your classic
North Yorkshire Moors Railway • NYMR set to celebrate four decades from history
MEMORY LANE • Gothic architecture meets Eighties motoring
HARRIS MANN • In January 1968, Harris Mann started out at BMC as senior designer. The next 15 years were extremely eventful…
YOUR SHORT • Classic emails , letters, tweets , posts & threads
FUTURE FUEL? • Team PC meets with bio-fuel pioneers in order to fill up and sample a truly sustainable future
UNEXPECTED CX-PERT • When our James Walshe sold his old Citroën to Philip Hanson, the transformation of the UK’s earliest CX began
'It's a tribute to my dad' • For David Slade, every resto is personal… but this 1954 Ford Thames is truly special
YOUR CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore
‘There’s a shortage of skilled people’ • The skills gap still remains wide open, it appears
‘I greatly enjoyed the good vibrations it emitted’ • John recalls his first look at the reincarnated Beetle
‘He was head over wheels in love’ • Charlotte visits a shrine to Ferguson tractors
RUST IN PEACE • Here's what we've found in barns and bushes this month!
More or less • Classic values & essential buying advice
The Macbeth Centre • Helping adults acquire car skills and self confidence
OPEL MANTA B • James Walshe explains why the elegant Manta’s time has come
‘I’ve found my passion' • Mark Wager followed his dream after being knocked back at school
MOTLEY CREWE • Which classic Bentley yanks hardest on your heartstrings?
SUBARU IMPREZA TURBO • 1994-2001 A car that defined an entire generation. Buy yours now, says James Walshe
Well, it beats hiring a van! • This is money-saving motoring at its most frugal and capacious
‘It’ll do 50mpg all day long. What’s not to like?
Tanks for the memories • Danny and Clive face the biggest, smelliest job in years
Carry on welding…
The need for speed(o)
Old Number One
Oh, no… it’s back!
ASK OUR EXPERTS
Replace valve stem seals • Matt demonstrates how to stop a classic’s overrun smoking habit
MGB & MGB GT, 1962-1980 • Nigel Clark shows you how to service the ever-popular MGB
Is my dynamo charging properly? • Reader Nigel Smith asks why his new battery is still going flat in regular use
Vehicle Wiring Products
CLASSIC BUYS OF 2024 • Price guide special: Every classic, every price. Plus, our pick of the bunch – Traction Avant, Jag X300, S2000, MR2 and Hornet
THE 2023 PRICE GUIDE • Every classic, every price - ready for your buying year ahead