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 gets a few Grannies together for a party!
Seven’s centenary • Celebrations aplenty for baby Austin’s hundredth birthday
THE MONTH IN 5 PICS
Starting HANDLE • James Walshe reckons it’s time to hit the road again
MONTH IN 5 PICTURES • Danny Hopkins’ pics from the road
NEWS IN BRIEF…
Charity HEROES • Craig Cheetham on why bigger is not necessarily better
STARTER MOTOR IN 4 PICTURES • The events and adventures so far…
NEWS IN BRIEF…
Toys, tools & trinkets • Our pick of the best new stuff to add to your workshop wishlist
Where to go this weekend…
MEMORY LANE • Looks like a 2022 classic meet, but this was 1977!
WHAT’S HAPPENING IN 1977?
YOUR SHOUT • Classic emails, letters, tweets, posts & threads
Fulvia has the X-factor
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Simply STUNNING • Quite simply the best Land Rover we’ve ever seen; restored to perfection by one man
Here’s how Steve did it
WHAT’S IT LIKE TO DRIVE
YOUR CARS • The classics you love, drive and restore
SPOTTED • Older cars in everyday use
Ford’s BIGGEST 50 • 1972 saw the launch of Ford’s cushy executive stallion, the Granada. Five decades on, it’s time to assess what that name meant, and why it’s missed
FORD GRANADA PERANA… • … it’s a bit like a Mustang, but actually better!
SCORPIO, AND AN IGNOMINIOUS END? • The last hurrah – as things go a bit weird…
Beaulieu 50th …OR BUST • Danny Hopkins drives back in time to 1972 to celebrate five decades of our favourite museum in the car his grandad bought in that very year!
THE FUTURE OF BEAULIEU • Craig Cheetham interviews Dr Jon Murden, Chief Exec, NMM Trust
Swedish COURAGE • When Paul Collins found his DKW in a barn there was just one problem: it was in northern Sweden
‘Emotion is a massive part of buying a classic’ • Nick questions why you’d buy a car sight-unseen
‘The Puma’s wheels are its defining feature’ • John mourns the loss of the classic wheel
‘She knew what was coming next…’ • Charlotte is haunted by saying RIP to a rust bucket
RUST IN PEACE • Your barn finds and discoveries in the field
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
VW Karmann Ghia • James Walshe evaluates a classic with German build, Italian design and Californian soul
CHAT WITH A KARMANN GHIA OWNER • Neil Gilbert from Ammanford tells us about his 1971 Californian import…
FOUR RUNNERS • Proof that more seats don’t mean less fun!
ROAD RACER THOROUGHBRED • How the original M3 changed the game
VAUXHALL ASTRA MK2 1984-1991 • James Walshe says it’s time to cherish one of the best-selling cars in British motoring history
WHAT WE SAY THE ONE TO BUY