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Practical Classics

Aug 01 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 is feeling especially unexceptional!

Camper Round the Coast is here! • Britain’s favourite beach - you tell us where we should go

OUR CAMPER IN 5 PICS

Starting HANDLE • Danny Hopkis on why heritage fleets are a very good idea

2 Litre Measuring Jug £11.50

Mazda’s 787B AT 30 • Amazing victory remembered

! DULL BUT IMPORTANT • Trade and legislation news

NEWS IN 5 PICTURES • What is going on this month…

HCVA launched • New, Bicester-centered, trade association makes a big splash

E-TYPE ANNIVERSARY MARKED • A unique gathering at Shelsley

NEWS IN BRIEF…

THE NEC JOURNEY CONTINUES • Theme revealed for the big show in November

The ultimate P4 resource? • Drivers’ Guild and its 21st century communicator!

The temptation page • Our round-up of the very latest goods in the classic market

BOOKSHELF

CLUBS EVENTS

Where to go this weekend…

MEMORY LANE • To Douglas by ferry, onwards by bus, car or bike

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN 1968?

Surrey-top SPITFIRE • Nigel Cox’s Spitfire restoration was complete, but lockdown gave him an idea...

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

Quick posts

YOUR CROSSWORD

Practical Classics UK

YOUR CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore

SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use

French REVOLUTION • Michael Owen’s MG Montego Turbo was abandoned by a tree in France for two decades, until he found the bon courage to bring it back...

PROJECT TIPS

How Michael did it

WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE

‘The movement is dependent on clubs’ • People not helping out causes concern, says Nick

‘Two big players have made my blood boil’ • John is frustrated by experiences with online giants

‘The cars in our convoy resonate with people’ • Craig makes the case for the unloved

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

Wish you were here! AN UNEXCEPTI ONAL DAY OUT • To mark the Festival of the Unexceptional, Team PC takes six ‘people’s cars’ from Grimsthorpe Castle to Skeggy… via New York and Miami Beach!

FANCY A PUNT?

MARKETPLACE • Classic values & essential buying advice

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

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

PRACTICALLY CLASSIC • Emerging classic at bottom of its price curve – VW Golf MkIV

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

Twin Busch • German engineering for your workshop

WHAT I BOUGHT THIS MONTH… • DANNY HOPKINS 1995 MAZDA XEDOS V6

Volvo 200 series • James Walshe reckons this boxy Swede still makes huge sense today and explains how to buy the very best

CHAT WITH A VOLVO 240 OWNER • Don Crulckshank tells us about his enthusiasm for all-things Volvo

1990s SUPER HEROES • These cars represent the last gasp of tech-free performance motoring. The PC team chooses its 90s...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 170 Publisher: H BAUER PUBLISHING LIMITED Edition: Aug 01 2021

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: July 6, 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 is feeling especially unexceptional!

Camper Round the Coast is here! • Britain’s favourite beach - you tell us where we should go

OUR CAMPER IN 5 PICS

Starting HANDLE • Danny Hopkis on why heritage fleets are a very good idea

2 Litre Measuring Jug £11.50

Mazda’s 787B AT 30 • Amazing victory remembered

! DULL BUT IMPORTANT • Trade and legislation news

NEWS IN 5 PICTURES • What is going on this month…

HCVA launched • New, Bicester-centered, trade association makes a big splash

E-TYPE ANNIVERSARY MARKED • A unique gathering at Shelsley

NEWS IN BRIEF…

THE NEC JOURNEY CONTINUES • Theme revealed for the big show in November

The ultimate P4 resource? • Drivers’ Guild and its 21st century communicator!

The temptation page • Our round-up of the very latest goods in the classic market

BOOKSHELF

CLUBS EVENTS

Where to go this weekend…

MEMORY LANE • To Douglas by ferry, onwards by bus, car or bike

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN 1968?

Surrey-top SPITFIRE • Nigel Cox’s Spitfire restoration was complete, but lockdown gave him an idea...

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

Quick posts

YOUR CROSSWORD

Practical Classics UK

YOUR CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore

SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use

French REVOLUTION • Michael Owen’s MG Montego Turbo was abandoned by a tree in France for two decades, until he found the bon courage to bring it back...

PROJECT TIPS

How Michael did it

WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE

‘The movement is dependent on clubs’ • People not helping out causes concern, says Nick

‘Two big players have made my blood boil’ • John is frustrated by experiences with online giants

‘The cars in our convoy resonate with people’ • Craig makes the case for the unloved

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

Wish you were here! AN UNEXCEPTI ONAL DAY OUT • To mark the Festival of the Unexceptional, Team PC takes six ‘people’s cars’ from Grimsthorpe Castle to Skeggy… via New York and Miami Beach!

FANCY A PUNT?

MARKETPLACE • Classic values & essential buying advice

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

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

PRACTICALLY CLASSIC • Emerging classic at bottom of its price curve – VW Golf MkIV

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

Twin Busch • German engineering for your workshop

WHAT I BOUGHT THIS MONTH… • DANNY HOPKINS 1995 MAZDA XEDOS V6

Volvo 200 series • James Walshe reckons this boxy Swede still makes huge sense today and explains how to buy the very best

CHAT WITH A VOLVO 240 OWNER • Don Crulckshank tells us about his enthusiasm for all-things Volvo

1990s SUPER HEROES • These cars represent the last gasp of tech-free performance motoring. The PC team chooses its 90s...


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