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 having an electrifying day out!
Elise ending • Brand-new Type 131 to replace a dynamic British success story
THE MONTH IN 4 PICS
Starting HANDLE • James Walshe reckons a classic is a classic, whatever powers it
Sealey Brushless Tool Combo £455.95
Concerning time for classic fans • Parts supply problems hit the UK’s classic car market
DULL BUT IMPORTANT • DVSA legislation news
2020 success stories lauded • Real-world endeavours from a difficult year
COYS REVIVAL FOR 2021 • Famous auction house returns and showroom refurbished
NEWS IN BRIEF…
WIN A CLASSIC LODGES OVERNIGHT BREAK WITH B&B & DINNER!
Give in to temptation • The latest and greatest new kit to market. Indulge in some retail therapy to bust the winter blues…
MEMORY LANE • Plenty of parking for book lovers in Shakespeare’s town
WHAT’S HAPPENING IN 1987?
YOUR SHOUT • Classic emails, letters, tweets, posts & threads
LOCKDOWN HEROES • The cherished classics that you love, drive and restore
SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use
A-grade RESULT! • Andy Kenning spent eight years restoring it – now it’s the best early MGA that we have ever seen
Here’s how Andy did it
WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE
‘Cars are an obsession… sorry, a hobby!’ • Does our Nick need to seek professional help?
‘Electro-classics could usher in a new era’ • John discusses innovations in the world of motoring
‘The free, or scrap value, car is a wild card’ • An idiot’s guide to the thrust of classic car buying
RUST IN PEACE • Your barn finds and discoveries in the field
ELECTRIC DREAMS? • Polluting petrol engine out, super-clean electric motor in. Is that what we will have to do, one day, to continue driving our classics?
CITROËN 2CEV • The 2CV Shop
Keeping it LOCAL • Plans for a great big winter adventure have been overtaken by events – but we’ve still managed to use our £500 steeds
FANCY A PUNT?
MARKETPLACE • Classic values & essential buying advice
The Good Auction Guide • PC’s pick of the best at the time of going to press
TRENDING AND ENDING? • What’s hot and what’s not in the market
PRACTICALLY CLASSIC • Emerging classic at bottom of its price curve
If I had the money… • Russ Smith’s pick of cars offered through ClassicCarsForSale
The Morris Minor Owners Club • Where the club’s archive is more than just paper-based
WHAT I BOUGHT THIS MONTH… • DANNY HOPKINS: 1982 AUSTIN ALLEGRO 3 1.3 HLS
Europa League • When we are allowed, which car would we choose to drive to Milan?
Rover P4 • A graceful, stately classic that’ll look after you and your wallet
CHAT WITH A ROVER P4 OWNER • Duncan Hurst bought his 110 after falling for its charms at a Gaydon car show
THE DECADE THAT CAN’T BE BEATEN… • BMW stormed the world in the...