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 & Vintage COMMERCIALS
WORKING CLOTHES KM • Simon Sleep’s 1970 Bedford KM has been on the show circuit for more than a decade, and still replicates the look of a cared-for working tipper. Peter Simpson tells the story.
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AEC V8 • For a change this month, Peter Davies looks at an engine type rather than a lorry, and it’s a fascinating tale…
40 YEARS WITH A HIGHWAYMAN • Peter Chamberlain has owned his 1965 Scammell Highwayman since 1982. David Reed travelled to Nottingham to learn more…
CRUSADER CLASSIC! • David Reed meets Darron Wilson and his superbly-restored 1976 Scammell Crusader.
Carrying on • We welcome photos of older lorries (15 years and older) that are still in ser vice for publication in this section. We can accept contributions by email – email@example.com, or by post to The Editor, Classic & Vintage Commercials, PO Box 1243, SPALDING, PE11 9HE. Please provide as much (or as little) information about a vehicle as you are able and, before entering or taking photos on private property, please ensure that you have all the permissions that you need to be there, and to be taking photographs.
CLASS OF 65
THE CHESHIRE RUN
BACK STREET HERO! • Mike Neale report on a 1952 Fordson Thames E494C 5cwt van restoration with a difference…
TONY REDSHAW VINTAGE DIESELS • Alan Burford visits an old-school diesel engine specialist who isn’t afraid to make things that are other wise unobtainable…