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 our Camper Round The Coast
Big show returns! • Enthusiasts back at the Classic Motor Show for first time since 2019
PC BACK BETTER THAN EVER AT THE NEC!
Starting HANDLE • Danny Hopkins on E10 fuel and some one shot solutions
NEWS IN 5 PICTURES • Classic World through the lense
NEWS IN BRIEF…
The temptation pages • More brand spanking new kit for you and your classic!
MEMORY LANE • Summer in the Shetlands is anything but Standard…
CAMPER ROUND THE COAST • Matt Tomkins and Danny Hopkins tell the amazing story of a coastal charity cruise like no other – Camper Round the Coast
WHAT IT’S ALL ABOUT DAVID HART TELLS US…
SLEEPING QUARTERS • Grinkle Park and Classic Lodges
OUR BIG FAT FAIL
OFF TO SCOTLAND
YOUR SHOUT • Classic emails, letters, tweets, posts & threads
Practical Classics UK
YOUR CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore
‘I bought it back after 19 years out of the family’ • 1962 Ford Zodiac, Jools Grant, Norfolk
SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use
Heart over HEAD • When John Jones bought his TR7 for just £100 back in 1994, little did he think it would become the perfect example it is today
WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE
Restorer of the Year
NICK LARKIN • A scheme to help secure the movement’s future?
JOHN SIMISTER • John remembers a shocking unveiling at Jaguar
CHARLOTTE VOWDEN • Charlotte tells us what classic cars mean to her
RUST IN PEACE • Your hedgerow hauls and driveway discoveries
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
PC POPS IN TO… Heritage Parts Centre • One-stop shop for VW and Porsche spares from the biggest brands
WHAT I BOUGHT THIS MONTH… • DANNY HOPKINS 2004 MAZDA RX-8 231
BUYER’S BRIEF Capri MkI • Prices are still rising, you might want to grab your classic Ford coupé soon
CHAT WITH A CAPRI MKI OWNER • John Davies has owned his 1969 1600 XL from new and it’s definitely a keeper!
OUR STARS OF STUTTGART • Which of these Mercedes-Benz icons would you buy with your theoretical lottery win?
Modern World • The drive of my life so far
SOMETHING IN BLACK, SIR? YOU BET YOUR RS • Can modern fast Ford live up to its famous forebear?
YOUR DRIVES • Show us your classic rides
ENDANGERED SPECIES • Once on every corner, now seldom seen
CLEVER MONEY CARS • Renault Clio 172/182
WISE BUYER SAAB 9-5 1997-2010 • We love a Saab in this office. James Walshe suggests the 9-5 is among the best Saabs ever
WHAT WE SAY THE ONE TO...