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 enjoys a well-earned cuppa!
British Bulldog’s big blast off! • Aircraft carrier launch, awards and 162mph straight out of the box
Starting HANDLE • Matt Tomkins on what happens when Bangernomics goes bad…
THIS MONTH WE LOVE…
THE NEC IN 5 PICTURES • The big one is back! Our highlights
NEXT ISSUE • What to expect from your next hit of PC
NEWS IN BRIEF…
Your winter wishlist • Great new stuff to see you through the gloomier months
Where to go this weekend…
MEMORY LANE • A trip to the flicks for some top classics
YOUR SHOUT • Classic emails, letters, tweets, posts & threads
YOUR CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore
‘I have had 34 Mustangs over the years’ • 1965 Ford Mustang Fastback, Marcus Ridley, Banbury
Oxford LANDING • When Tim Parrott rescued his MG TA from a Scottish barn, it was only the beginning!
SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use
THE 2022 PRICE GUIDE • Every classic, every price – ready for your buying year ahead
Jag MkII Matt Tomkins • C1 £18,000 C2 £10,000 C3 £5500
Mazda RX-8 Danny • C1 £5000 C2 £2500 C3 £1500
MG Metro James Walshe • CD1 £7500 CD2 £2650 CD3 £1300
Porsche 944 Matt George • C1 £6750 C2 £2750 C3 £1200
Spitfire Nigel Clark
‘A Rover 75 can still be king of the fast lane’ • Nick’s invented a brand new category of classic
‘It looks like our hobby is safe for the future’ • John applauds the achievements of Brit classic firms
‘What to throw away and what to keep?’ • Charlotte recalls a painful ownership lesson
RUST IN PEACE • Your barn finds and discoveries in the field
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
The Fat Lamb Country Inn • The lamb is leaping once again.
WHAT I BOUGHT THIS MONTH… • DANNY HOPKINS MERCEDES BENZ C180 AUTO
BUYER’S BRIEF MGB • James Walshe on why a chrome ’B is still a best buy…
CHAT WITH AN MGB ROADSTER OWNER • Graham Dix explains why his 1967 MGB is a member of the family
FIGHT CLUB • But we do want to talk about it…
A WIDE BODY NEEDS DEEP POCKETS • Historics’ AMG could go for £150k or more
YOUR DRIVES • Show us your classic rides
ENDANGERED SPECIES • Once on every corner, now seldom seen
CLEVER MONEY CARS • Porsche Boxster (986)
FIAT Panda 2003-2011 • The definition of a cheap and cheerful modern classic, says James Walshe. Time to buy yours now
WHAT WE SAY THE ONE TO BUY
BANGERNOMICS • Buying & selling modern classics in the real world
KEITH ADAMS • DIARY OF A MODERN CLASSIC ADDICT
It’s show time! • Danny and NEC show team build a Marina in three days
Survivors of the knacker’s yard •...