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 WORKHOP • As the team waves James off on his Scottish adventure
Busiest summer of shows ever! • We’re back and everything is happening all at once
EVENTS IN 5 PICS
Starting HANDLE • Danny and team PC can’t wait to see you on our big adventure
CAMPER ROUND THE COAST IS GO! • The five winning beaches revealed and how you can join us at them
THE FIVE BEACHES YOU CHOSE
RUSTBUSTER’S NEW CREWS • Franchised specialists to protect your classic PLUS win your own kit
Graham Robson RIP • Legendary classic engineer, author and presenter dies aged 85
NEWS IN BRIEF…
The temptation pages • Here is our monthly round-up of the latest products and components for you and your classic…
Where to go this weekend…
MEMORY LANE • Crossing the Forth by car was once a slow process
UNDER £2K BARGAINS! • Buy them now, because they won’t be this cheap for much longer... we reveal our 2021 smart buys
Memories from Chaul End test track
YOUR SHOUT • Classic emails, letters, tweets, posts & threads
YOU CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore
SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use
1987 Volkswagen GOLF GTI • Michael King wanted his MkII Golf GTI to be just like a MkII Golf GTI… but better!
WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE
Škoda SAVANT • After decades of neglect, James Goulding’s 1978 Škoda 120 L is back on the road again
‘A nod to the movement’s friend in Wales’ • Nick reckons the DVLA deserves more love
‘I knew it needed a bit of a sort-out, but…’ • Illuminating times for John as he upgrades his garage
RUST IN PEACE • Your barn finds and discoveries in the field
The return to SCOTLAND • Project complete, James takes his CX back to the place it was discovered. But after 24 years dormant, will the car make it?
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
Grampian Transport Museum • Visiting one of Scotland’s classic car gems.
WHAT I BOUGHT THIS MONTH… • DANNY HOPKINS 2008 CHEVROLET MATIZ SE
DMC-12 • James Walshe says it’s time to buy a DeLorean
CHAT WITH A DELOREAN OWNER • David Mayled from Milford Haven tells us how he made his DeLorean dream a reality.
EXTRAVAGANT SUPER COUPES • Which of these grand designs would you buy?
LEGENDAY LOTUS NEAR LICENCE LOSER • J-J reacquaints himself with the Hethel heart-throb
YOUR DRIVES • Show us your classic rides
CLEVER MONEY CARS
ENDANGERED SPECIES • Once on every corner, now rarely seen
AUDI TT 1998-2006 • James Walshe says you won’t regret buying Audi’s stylish, sturdy super coupé
WHAT WE SAY ONES TO BUY
‛I love a modern classic that confuses people’ • Danny’s new Mazda is...