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Practical Classics

Spring 2022
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 is taking a break from Rebel regeneration

Farewell to Julian • Godfather of the banger rally and friend of PC passes

THE MONTH IN 5 PICS

CLASSIC WORLD

MY MONTH IN 5 PICTURES • Danny Hopkins shows us what’s in his camera

WIN! A break in the Lake District • Exclusive competition for PC readers

NEWS IN BRIEF…

CHARITY HEROES

TAKONA IN 4 PICTURES • The events, shows and drives…

LEADING FROM THE VERY FRONT

NEWS IN BRIEF…

The temptation page • Enjoy our latest round up of goodies for you and your classic…

BOOK SHELF

CLUBS EVENTS

Where to go this weekend…

MEMORY LANE • A once familiar aspect of Kingston’s skyline

CARS OF THE DECADE 1970S • Team PC selects its top ten cars from the decade that brought us Watergate, flares, the fuel crisis and Abba!

Winter WARMERS Pt.3 • Team PC heads from West to East across South Wales in their £1000 chariots

Wooden WONDER • John Boggis of Lymington had always wanted a Marcos made of wood

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

Quick posts

YOUR CROSSWORD

Practical Classics

YOUR CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore

SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use

A happy ACCIDENT • This Escort RS2000 failed to take a roundabout one day – but took Andrew Morgan’s daughter to her wedding

Here’s how Andrew did it

WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE

‘Are we warming to heavily modified cars? • Nick asks whether times really are a- changin’

‘It’s the car equivalent of the White Van’ • John bemoans the rise of monochrome motors

‘Share it, sure, but experience it, too’

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

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

Buying frenzy • Bidders back with a bang as ACA opens doors

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

BUYER’S BRIEF Porsche 928 • James Walshe on how to buy this svelte Seventies GT

CHAT WITH A PORSCHE 928 OWNER • Graham Martin tells us about his cherished 1984 S2

ROLLING THUNDER • Which of these performance Jaguars would you take home?

Modern World

NISSAN PULSAR GTI-R A GROUP-A GETAWAY • Half-price ’Grale or over-priced Sunny?

YOUR DRIVES • Show us your classic rides

CLEVER MONEY CARS

ENDANGERED SPECIES • Once on every corner, now seldom seen

WISE BUYER FORD FIESTA 1976-1989 • James Walshe reveals why it’s time to grab yourself a MkI or MkII Fiesta

WHAT WE SAY THE ONE TO BUY

‘1997 was Sheffield, The Full Monty and a Puma’ • James Walshe travels back in time in his rescued Ford coupé

‘Parkers Guide was a revolution to car buyers’

Safety last… • Danny gets a fright and is glad he stopped smoking

Let there be light

Sinking feeling • James and Clive discover the pitfalls of modern classics

Picking at the leftovers

A brush with...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 178 Publisher: H BAUER PUBLISHING LIMITED Edition: Spring 2022

OverDrive Magazine

  • Release date: March 15, 2022

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 • As the team is taking a break from Rebel regeneration

Farewell to Julian • Godfather of the banger rally and friend of PC passes

THE MONTH IN 5 PICS

CLASSIC WORLD

MY MONTH IN 5 PICTURES • Danny Hopkins shows us what’s in his camera

WIN! A break in the Lake District • Exclusive competition for PC readers

NEWS IN BRIEF…

CHARITY HEROES

TAKONA IN 4 PICTURES • The events, shows and drives…

LEADING FROM THE VERY FRONT

NEWS IN BRIEF…

The temptation page • Enjoy our latest round up of goodies for you and your classic…

BOOK SHELF

CLUBS EVENTS

Where to go this weekend…

MEMORY LANE • A once familiar aspect of Kingston’s skyline

CARS OF THE DECADE 1970S • Team PC selects its top ten cars from the decade that brought us Watergate, flares, the fuel crisis and Abba!

Winter WARMERS Pt.3 • Team PC heads from West to East across South Wales in their £1000 chariots

Wooden WONDER • John Boggis of Lymington had always wanted a Marcos made of wood

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

Quick posts

YOUR CROSSWORD

Practical Classics

YOUR CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore

SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use

A happy ACCIDENT • This Escort RS2000 failed to take a roundabout one day – but took Andrew Morgan’s daughter to her wedding

Here’s how Andrew did it

WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE

‘Are we warming to heavily modified cars? • Nick asks whether times really are a- changin’

‘It’s the car equivalent of the White Van’ • John bemoans the rise of monochrome motors

‘Share it, sure, but experience it, too’

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

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

Buying frenzy • Bidders back with a bang as ACA opens doors

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

BUYER’S BRIEF Porsche 928 • James Walshe on how to buy this svelte Seventies GT

CHAT WITH A PORSCHE 928 OWNER • Graham Martin tells us about his cherished 1984 S2

ROLLING THUNDER • Which of these performance Jaguars would you take home?

Modern World

NISSAN PULSAR GTI-R A GROUP-A GETAWAY • Half-price ’Grale or over-priced Sunny?

YOUR DRIVES • Show us your classic rides

CLEVER MONEY CARS

ENDANGERED SPECIES • Once on every corner, now seldom seen

WISE BUYER FORD FIESTA 1976-1989 • James Walshe reveals why it’s time to grab yourself a MkI or MkII Fiesta

WHAT WE SAY THE ONE TO BUY

‘1997 was Sheffield, The Full Monty and a Puma’ • James Walshe travels back in time in his rescued Ford coupé

‘Parkers Guide was a revolution to car buyers’

Safety last… • Danny gets a fright and is glad he stopped smoking

Let there be light

Sinking feeling • James and Clive discover the pitfalls of modern classics

Picking at the leftovers

A brush with...


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