Classic & Vintage Commercials magazine is dedicated to heavy commercial vehicles. Focusing on the truck manufacturers from the heyday of road haulage over the past eight decades. Take a trip down memory lane with Britain’s best-selling classic road-haulage magazine. From reader’s restorations and recollections to company histories and archive images, you’ll find a welcome mix of nostalgia and news and even some classic trucks for sale.
CLASSIC & Vinatge COMMERCIALS
CONCOURS COMMER • Keith Laming’s newly-restored Commer Superpoise breakdown lorr y won Best in Show on this year’s Sprat & Winkle run, and looks set to be a show star this year. Peter Simpson tells the story
SCAMMELLS GOING HOME!
400E CLUB CHANGES
IT’S ALL HAPPENING!
NEWS IN BRIEF
JCB ERFS ON DISPLAY
CLOSE-UP on Classics • Pt.2: Peter Davies looks the Toyota subsidiar y’s involvement in the UK from 1980 until Euro 5 emission rules ended imports in 2014.
ERIC’S ERF… • This 1976 ERF B Series that has been off the road for a while, is now back with an enthusiastic new owner and a bright new look. David Reed takes a look.
Letters • YOUR VIEWS, COMMENTS AND RECOLLECTIONS...
LANCASHIRE ROAD RUN
HALLOWEEN RUN • October 31 2021 Early rain fails to spoil the turnout of vehicles in Huddersfield.
SILVERDALE OF BIRMINGHAM • A further insight into the product-range of a typical commercial vehicle bodybuilder in the in the late ‘50s/early ‘60s, courtesy of some of their finished-vehicles
MONTROSE MINIBUS • Once, BMC J2s were to be seen on almost ever y urban street-corner. Nowadays, it’s possible UK sur vivors barely number into doublefigures. Mike Neale tells the stor y of a rare sur vivor.
FORD 7V RESTORATION • This is one project which really was restored from a pile of bits, as Peter Simpson explains...
MODEL CORNER BEDFORD TK • Mike Neale begins a two-part look at TK models with some that many of us will have played with as children in the 1960s…
SAME BUT DIFFERENT • Nick Baldwin tells the stor y of an Italian tractor-makers attempt to break into the Fiat-dominated commercial vehicle market…