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Practical Classics

Spring 2021
Magazine

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 has been making the best of it…

E-type unleashed • 60the birthday celebrations will go ahead as lockdown is eased

THE MONTH IN 5 PICS

Starting HANDLE • MMOC spares guru, Bryan Gostling, on post Brexit trade

PC Resto Show Postponed! • March 2022 now for our big show. Until then visit the show ONLINE on March 27

DULL BUT IMPORTANT • DVLA and legislation news

Shows on and off during 2021 • Plus one great big unified Triumph/MG shindig

WHAT A YEAR FOR A BIRTHDAY • Singer Vogue 60th plans on hold

NEWS IN BRIEF…

Off the hook from Vnuk • Insurance sanity prevails and UK motorsport protected

DERBYSHIRE CAR HUB READY • The Great British Car Journey is set to open in summer

The temptation page • We’ve gathered together the best new kit to keep you entertained this Spring

BOOK SHELF

CLUB FOCUS

Clubs keeping classics alive • It’s about so much more than monthly meets

CASE STUDY • Cortina Mk2 & 1600E Owners’ Club

MEMORY LANE • Why sail over the Channel when you can hover

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN 1976?

Living the DREAM • Parking an XJ40 in a single garage is one thing, but Gary Langton restored and painted his in one, too

Zodiac liberation factor

YOUR SHOUT • Classic emails, letters, tweets, posts & threads

Quick posts

YOUR CROSSWORD

Practical Classics

YOUR CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore

SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use

Beta Maxed • It took 30 years for Clive Moss to find his dream Lancia. Once he did, that was when the real work started

Here’s how Clive did it

WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE

‘A lot has happened at Longbridge of late’ • Plans to move Herbert Austin’s office worry Nick

‘The Twinair motor was excitingly different’ • John bemoans the end of an engineering oddity

‘The boiler suit can maketh the mechanic’ • Theo explains how to select and enjoy your overalls

RUST IN PEACE • Your barn finds and discoveries in the field

LAST CHANCE SALOONS • These cars were the last to wear the name. From badge-engineered surrender, to blaze of glory technical ambition… each of them were there right at the end. John Simister tells their story

FANCY A PUNT?

MARKETPLACE • Classic values & essential buying advice

The Good Auction Guide PC’s • pick of the best classic auctions

PRACTICALLY CLASSIC • Emerging classic at bottom of its price curve

TRENDING AND ENDING? • What’s hot and what’s not in the market

If I had the money… • Russ Smith’s pick of cars offered through ClassicCarsForSale

KGF Classic cars • Nothing but the best will do at KGF

WHAT I BOUGHT THIS MONTH… • JAMES WALSHE CITROËN AX 11 TRE

Range Rover • Now is the time to buy the original posh-roader

MARKET ANALYSIS

A CHAT WITH A RANGE ROVER OWNER • Paul Myers tells us why a classic Range Rover makes an excellent daily driver

HOT HATCHES • Which would we choose if we had the...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 170 Publisher: H BAUER PUBLISHING LIMITED Edition: Spring 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: March 16, 2021

Formats

OverDrive Magazine

Languages

English

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 has been making the best of it…

E-type unleashed • 60the birthday celebrations will go ahead as lockdown is eased

THE MONTH IN 5 PICS

Starting HANDLE • MMOC spares guru, Bryan Gostling, on post Brexit trade

PC Resto Show Postponed! • March 2022 now for our big show. Until then visit the show ONLINE on March 27

DULL BUT IMPORTANT • DVLA and legislation news

Shows on and off during 2021 • Plus one great big unified Triumph/MG shindig

WHAT A YEAR FOR A BIRTHDAY • Singer Vogue 60th plans on hold

NEWS IN BRIEF…

Off the hook from Vnuk • Insurance sanity prevails and UK motorsport protected

DERBYSHIRE CAR HUB READY • The Great British Car Journey is set to open in summer

The temptation page • We’ve gathered together the best new kit to keep you entertained this Spring

BOOK SHELF

CLUB FOCUS

Clubs keeping classics alive • It’s about so much more than monthly meets

CASE STUDY • Cortina Mk2 & 1600E Owners’ Club

MEMORY LANE • Why sail over the Channel when you can hover

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN 1976?

Living the DREAM • Parking an XJ40 in a single garage is one thing, but Gary Langton restored and painted his in one, too

Zodiac liberation factor

YOUR SHOUT • Classic emails, letters, tweets, posts & threads

Quick posts

YOUR CROSSWORD

Practical Classics

YOUR CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore

SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use

Beta Maxed • It took 30 years for Clive Moss to find his dream Lancia. Once he did, that was when the real work started

Here’s how Clive did it

WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE

‘A lot has happened at Longbridge of late’ • Plans to move Herbert Austin’s office worry Nick

‘The Twinair motor was excitingly different’ • John bemoans the end of an engineering oddity

‘The boiler suit can maketh the mechanic’ • Theo explains how to select and enjoy your overalls

RUST IN PEACE • Your barn finds and discoveries in the field

LAST CHANCE SALOONS • These cars were the last to wear the name. From badge-engineered surrender, to blaze of glory technical ambition… each of them were there right at the end. John Simister tells their story

FANCY A PUNT?

MARKETPLACE • Classic values & essential buying advice

The Good Auction Guide PC’s • pick of the best classic auctions

PRACTICALLY CLASSIC • Emerging classic at bottom of its price curve

TRENDING AND ENDING? • What’s hot and what’s not in the market

If I had the money… • Russ Smith’s pick of cars offered through ClassicCarsForSale

KGF Classic cars • Nothing but the best will do at KGF

WHAT I BOUGHT THIS MONTH… • JAMES WALSHE CITROËN AX 11 TRE

Range Rover • Now is the time to buy the original posh-roader

MARKET ANALYSIS

A CHAT WITH A RANGE ROVER OWNER • Paul Myers tells us why a classic Range Rover makes an excellent daily driver

HOT HATCHES • Which would we choose if we had the...


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