PRACTICAL CLASSICs - july 2018
In the latest issue of Practical Classics...
....the results of our epic journey around Britain to find your favourite classic car destinations. From Brooklands to Beaulieu, Haynes to Bamburgh, we cover 1700 miles in our own classics, meeting hundreds of other enthusiasts and their cars along the way.
Elsewhere in the July issue, we meet a man who restored his Buick by making his own parts when he couldn't find them! Plus, we celebrate the Rover P5, show you how to buy a Leyland Princess and attempt to drive a Citroen DS up a cliff railway.
And of course... pages and pages of technical advice for buying, restoring and maintaining your classic. No other magazine combines spannering and the joy of driving like this one!
our 1700 mile road trip to find the best place to take your classic
‘I’ve spent most of my life in the garage,’ admits Gerry White. ‘So I made the decision recently to come back in and spend time with my wife Monica.’
The Buick was a complete nut and bolt strip down that would ultimately occupy him for three years. ‘I bought it sight unseen from America, described as a good and complete car that could be on the road in six weeks. When it arrived, I could have cried. The news was not at all good... Find out what happened in the new issue!
citroen ds vs the a39 in north devon
The thought of motoring along one of Britain’s most scenic coastlines in spring sounded just fine to PC's James Walshe. ‘Can you go and play with the chaps from the Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway?’ asked editor Hopkins. ‘We’ve teamed up and we’re doing something amazing with them!’ Well how could James refuse?
He readied himself for the stunningly beautiful run along the A39 from Minehead to Ilfracombe. What happened next was something of a surprise... Check out the new issue of Practical Classics to find out what happened!