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Covering all aspects of classic cars, from 'rust in peace' to restored, revved and ready to go, The Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show brings you the latest show news – from the stunning cars on display and the action packed Practical Classics Live Stage with Discovery, to the latest vehicles added to the auction line-up and the famous faces joining us over the weekend. We’ll also keep you updated on what our exhibitors, clubs and partners have planned for what is the Spring's Best Classic Car Show. 

 

Lancaster Insurance announces Mike vs Ant ‘Charity Build Off’ initiative

Lancaster Insurance is thrilled to announce a new initiative for 2017 with two classic car ‘heavyweights’, Mike Brewer and Ant Anstead, going head to head for charity. The two restoration...

Winners of the National Car Club Awards 2017 revealed at glittering prize giving

The winners of the 2017 National Car Club Awards, in association with Tourism Ireland, were announced on Saturday 1 April in an emotionally charged evening where there were tears and...

More new clubs join The Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show

The Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show will welcome more classic car clubs than ever before with over 130 groups attending, including 26 clubs making their show debut at...

Rust and rarities bring the crowds to the Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show 2017

A superb collection of ‘rust and rarities’ brought in a record number of classic motoring enthusiasts in the Birmingham’s NEC for the fourth outing of the Practical Classics Classic Car...

Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership Reveals Restoration Favourites at NEC

There is a common theme amongst the first finalists selected for the Lancaster Insurance Pride of Ownership competition – they all have fantastic restoration stories to share. Ideal then that...

New document file will transform classic car history

A brand new classic car history file, designed to set a new industry standard in formalising the way in which a cars history is documented, will be launched at the...

Preserved 1980 MG B GT to take auction-goers back in time

 1980 MG B GT in time-warp condition with an incredibly low mileage will be offered by Classic Car Auctions (CCA) in its biggest sale ever on 1st and 2nd April...

Sahara crossing Citroen 2CV seeks new home

Classic Car Auctions (CCA) has consigned a rare 1965 Citroen 2CV Sahara with an unusual, globetrotting past to its biggest ever sale taking place at the NEC, Birmingham.

This particular...

1959 Austin A35 on display in 2017's Barn Find

This gorgeous little 1959 Austin A35 has been discovered just in time to feature in the UK’s biggest Barn Find display at the Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show....

Jaw Dropping Jowetts

The Jowett Car Club returns to the NEC with multiple awards for the magnificent live working on its stand – and it looks like it's members still have more room...

Jaguar E-Type abandoned for 20 years

Classic Car Auctions (CCA) will auction a 1962 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Fixedhead Coupé barn find, one of the greatest sports cars of all time, at its biggest ever sale...

Epic Restorations at the Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show

This M1 – registered 255 BMW – on BMW’s press fleet is arguably the most famous roadgoing M1 of all, having been assigned to BMW GB by the factory. 

Britain’s fastest pick-up truck for sale

A 1984 Chevrolet S10 Truck with over 900bhp will be going under the hammer at Classic Car Auctions’ (CCA) sale at the Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show at...

​Rare Y Type set to draw the crowds at the Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show

A gleaming MG Y Type will be displayed in pride of place on the Stewart Miller & Peter James Insurance stand at the show to celebrate 70 years since the...

Modern classics feature in UK's biggest Barn Find display at NEC

Classic cars of the 1980s are currently undergoing an upsurge in popularity, with enthusiasts unearthing examples wherever they can find them. No wonder then that the Practical Classics Classic Car...

Vintage adventures celebrated at the Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show

One of the UK’s leading classic car insurance brokers has announced that it will be celebrating the reasons for restoring by displaying a restored 1934 Mark II Aston Martin at...

BMW record at CCA’s biggest ever sale

Classic Car Auctions’ (CCA) debut sale at the Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show was a huge success and saw 75 per cent of the cars on offer successfully...

Classic Car Auctions debuts at the Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show

Classic Car Auctions (CCA) is delighted to announce that it will be hosting its first auction of 2017 at the Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show.

Hosting the sale at...