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Practical Classics

Sep 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 • As the team takes a breather while the kettle boils

E10 by September 1 • Ethanol-blended petrol is set to hit UK forecourts this summer

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR CLASSIC FROM E10 IN 5 EASY STEPS

Starting HANDLE • Danny Hopkins puts the case for ethanol caution

Britain’s best beach – it’s time to vote! • Choose your fave and Camper Round the Coast will be there!

NEWS IN 4 PICTURES • Occasions of note this month

NEWS IN BRIEF…

The temptation page • All the reasons that you could need to splash the cash this month!

BOOK SHELF

Inverness to Gaydon road TRip • TR Drivers’ Club run celebrates the past with a thoughtful eye on the future

Where to go this weekend…

MEMORY LANE • A super power comes to Cornwall

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN 1982?

1973 Morris Marina T16 TURBO • Ben Clayton fell for this Morris Marina as a kid, but only after rebuilding it did it live up to his dreams

WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE

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

Burning BRIGHT • Terry Gibbons fought this Tiger to realise a dream… to own a classic British Q-car, an Alpine with real teeth!

WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE?

NICK LARKIN • Nick’s chatty Rover has concerns about the future

JOHN SIMISTER • John on classics that hide their light under a bushel

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

JOIN THE Q • All go and no show! These are the cars that don’t have to try too hard. And they’ll surprise you at the lights…

BACK TO THE FACTORY • Danny Hopkins drives Vauxhall’s very own Viva GT home to its birthplace

THE ELLESMERE PARADE • It started as an engine plant and then became the home for Vauxhall’s ‘light car’ production. Vivas, Chevettes and Astras all began their life here.

ELLESMERE PORT PAST, PRESENT AND NOW, FUTURE!

ELECTRIC ELLESMERE • Good news for the plant and Vauxhall

FANCY A PUNT?

MARKETPLACE • Classic values & essential buying advice

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

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

Ken & Lyn Restoration Factors • Supplying advice and products for more than a quarter of a century

WHAT I BOUGHT THIS MONTH… • JAMES WALSHE: SIX CITROËN BERLINGOS

Morgan Plus 8 • James Walshe examines one of the greatest British bruisers of all

A CHAT WITH A PLUS 8 OWNER • This is more than just a Morgan to Plus 8 owner Phil Cowpland from Gloucestershire

MARKET ANALYSIS

FAMILY HEROES OF THE RACE TRACK • Motorsport heroes: We choose our Q-cars for the masses

Modern World • We can all be influencers

A GREATEST HIT FOR BMW M3 FANS • … and prices are reflecting that

YOUR DRIVES • Show us your classic rides

ENDANGERED SPECIES • What’s hot...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 162 Publisher: H BAUER PUBLISHING LIMITED Edition: Sep 01 2021

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  • Release date: August 3, 2021

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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 • As the team takes a breather while the kettle boils

E10 by September 1 • Ethanol-blended petrol is set to hit UK forecourts this summer

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR CLASSIC FROM E10 IN 5 EASY STEPS

Starting HANDLE • Danny Hopkins puts the case for ethanol caution

Britain’s best beach – it’s time to vote! • Choose your fave and Camper Round the Coast will be there!

NEWS IN 4 PICTURES • Occasions of note this month

NEWS IN BRIEF…

The temptation page • All the reasons that you could need to splash the cash this month!

BOOK SHELF

Inverness to Gaydon road TRip • TR Drivers’ Club run celebrates the past with a thoughtful eye on the future

Where to go this weekend…

MEMORY LANE • A super power comes to Cornwall

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN 1982?

1973 Morris Marina T16 TURBO • Ben Clayton fell for this Morris Marina as a kid, but only after rebuilding it did it live up to his dreams

WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE

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

Burning BRIGHT • Terry Gibbons fought this Tiger to realise a dream… to own a classic British Q-car, an Alpine with real teeth!

WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE?

NICK LARKIN • Nick’s chatty Rover has concerns about the future

JOHN SIMISTER • John on classics that hide their light under a bushel

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

JOIN THE Q • All go and no show! These are the cars that don’t have to try too hard. And they’ll surprise you at the lights…

BACK TO THE FACTORY • Danny Hopkins drives Vauxhall’s very own Viva GT home to its birthplace

THE ELLESMERE PARADE • It started as an engine plant and then became the home for Vauxhall’s ‘light car’ production. Vivas, Chevettes and Astras all began their life here.

ELLESMERE PORT PAST, PRESENT AND NOW, FUTURE!

ELECTRIC ELLESMERE • Good news for the plant and Vauxhall

FANCY A PUNT?

MARKETPLACE • Classic values & essential buying advice

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

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

Ken & Lyn Restoration Factors • Supplying advice and products for more than a quarter of a century

WHAT I BOUGHT THIS MONTH… • JAMES WALSHE: SIX CITROËN BERLINGOS

Morgan Plus 8 • James Walshe examines one of the greatest British bruisers of all

A CHAT WITH A PLUS 8 OWNER • This is more than just a Morgan to Plus 8 owner Phil Cowpland from Gloucestershire

MARKET ANALYSIS

FAMILY HEROES OF THE RACE TRACK • Motorsport heroes: We choose our Q-cars for the masses

Modern World • We can all be influencers

A GREATEST HIT FOR BMW M3 FANS • … and prices are reflecting that

YOUR DRIVES • Show us your classic rides

ENDANGERED SPECIES • What’s hot...


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